It's often agreed that the trickiest part of the supply chain is not the sourcing, but getting the product to the consumer...
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2017
Technology group Wärtsilä and DHL have completed a successful pilot, where the companies tested mobile robots in the warehouse... (video)
2 Aug 2017
A new report from FAO indicates that harnessing the vast but informal cross-border trade in Africa can contribute to improving livelihoods...
29 May 2017
Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...
11 Nov 2016
Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...
7 Nov 2016
The future for sustainable growth and development of Africa depends on increasing the levels of intra-Africa trade and investment within the African continent...
28 Oct 2016
DHL's 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference saw over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts come together to discuss 'Delivering Healthcare to Africa'...
25 Oct 2016
GE Africa President/CEO, Jay Ireland appointed as Chair of President Obama's Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Africa...
27 Sep 2016
A new business unit called Resolve Energy Solutions has been created to capitalise on significant opportunities that exist in the fuel industry, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa...
5 Sep 2016
"There are multiple opportunities to increase intra-regional trade, especially in line with the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement. If used properly, this agreement has the potential to significantly boost economic growth in the region."
1 Sep 2016
Operational risk for companies doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa is on the increase. Supply chain risk in Sub-Saharan Africa worsened during the second quarter of 2016 according to the CIPS Risk Index...
30 Aug 2016
Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions. The new White Cover Xtreme, featuring DuPont's Tyvek Xtreme W50 material, offers enhanced protection for temperature sensitive cargo in hot, cold and wet weather conditions.
18 Aug 2017
Do you wear runners, drink coffee or own a mobile phone? The chances are that these products cruised to you on a ship. In 2015, the global merchant fleet carried a record 10 billion tonnes of cargo, a 2.1% increase from the previous year.
Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017
Until now, the next generation of MAN Lion's City bus has been kept well hidden during testing, but now the veil is gradually being lifted to reveal a completely redesigned city bus, which still displays the genes of previous MAN buses.
11 Aug 2017
A study conducted by Brandseye on behalf of the Aerospace division of the Toulouse MBA programme found that Qatar Airways is the leading Middle East airline according to consumer sentiment on social media. The study, with the aim to understand global public sentiment towards the leading airlines in the region and the factors driving it, analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) - with over half a million online mentions in both English and Arabic captured between March and May 2017.
4 Aug 2017