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SA e-courier startup Pargo raises $1.2m

South African e-courier startup Pargo has closed a R15 million ($1.2 million) funding round led by SAAD Investment Holdings...

By Gabriella Mulligan 9 hours ago

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday, 23 March 2017, saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices...

By Ilse van den Berg 14 hours ago

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia

Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies...

1 day ago

Transnet Port Terminals committed to supply chain efficiency

TPT head strategist, Willie Coetsee, addressed the audience of small, medium and large business executives at the first of the 2017 trade and investment forums...

27 Feb 2017

DHL rolls out On Demand Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

Developed in response to significant growth in premium cross-border e-commerce volumes, DHL Express has launched its On Demand Delivery service in sub-Saharan Africa...

21 Feb 2017

Minister moves to fire Acsa board members

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has issued notices of intent to dismiss four Airports Company SA (Acsa) board members in a move seen as an attempt to shield CEO Bongani Maseko...

13 Feb 2017

39th Annual SAPICS Conference to be held in Cape Town

The 39th Annual SAPICS Conference and Exhibition for Supply Chain Professionals will take place at Century City Conference Centre in Cape from 4-7 June 2017...

9 Feb 2017

Amazon to build its own $1.5bn air freight hub

Online retail colossus Amazon recently said it will strengthen its distribution muscle and create US jobs by building its first air freight hub...

2 Feb 2017

New wave of robots set to deliver the goods

The robots of the future will be coming soon, rolling along at a lumbering pace with those goods you just ordered. The six-wheeled, knee-high robots from startup Starship Technologies are part of a new wave of automated systems...

30 Jan 2017

New African railways ride on Chinese loans

Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea...

By Salem Solomon 27 Jan 2017

Multimodal West Africa '17 to improve Nigeria's transport and logistics business

In March 2017, Nigeria's transport and logistics experts will gather for Multimodal West Africa 2017. Industry stakeholders believe that the exhibition will adequately reposition the transport and logistics sector...

26 Jan 2017

Mercedes-Benz Vans invests in robot startup

Mercedes-Benz Vans has invested in Starship Technologies, a startup developing ground-based, autonomous delivery robots...

23 Jan 2017

Imperial partners with LMI Holdings to position Ghana as trading hub for West Africa

Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form Imperial LMI Logistics with the aim to deliver world-class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa...

23 Jan 2017

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