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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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FlySafair granted domestic scheduled passenger licence

Safair recently announced the news that the Air Services Licencing Council (ASLC) have granted FlySafair a domestic air service licence for the operation of domestic scheduled flights. This is in addition to the international and domestic unscheduled licence that it held for almost 50 years, providing aviation services both domestically and locally.

17 Apr 2014 11:32

KZN's Easter road safety campaign

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

15 Apr 2014 09:09

Upgrades keep Metrorail on track

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi claims Metrorail is well on its way to becoming the preferred public transport operator in high-volume corridors of the province.

15 Apr 2014 08:40

Public protector to meet with Sanral on e-tolls billing system

The public protector's office has met the National Consumer Commission to discuss motorists' complaints about Sanral's e-tolls billing system.

14 Apr 2014 10:27

Make your organisation a benchmark for supply chain management

In South Africa, up to 25% of total costs may be hidden in the distribution chain transporting goods and services to customers. Yet a recent survey has shown that 51% of all companies surveyed have identified the increase of service levels to customers as one of their supply chain goals.

7 Apr 2014 14:02

Cable thieves darken e-toll roads

Cable thieves have darkened Gauteng's R20bn freeway network as streetlights along the route have ceased to function.

4 Apr 2014 08:40

Petrol price to increase in April

The price of a litre of 93-octane petrol will increase by 5 cents a litre while that of 95-octane petrol will increase by 7 cents a litre in Gauteng on Wednesday, 2 April 2014, the Energy Department has announced.

31 Mar 2014 12:22

Santaco continues fight for subsidy

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) has launched a campaign for a greater share of state resources and this campaign will include a court action and a complaint to the Competition Commission.

28 Mar 2014 11:56

The great pothole problem

Potholes are an indicator of poor maintenance and lack of technical skills - and are the tip of the iceberg of South Africa's infrastructure problems.

By Phetane Rapetswane 19 Mar 2014 08:45

Driver efficiencies can save SA businesses

Fuel costs are estimated to constitute roughly 45% of total operating costs for many businesses, especially those involved in logistics and transportation. The latest fuel price hike has added to this hefty expense and, for businesses operating a fleet of vehicles, the associated running costs are increasing year on year by 12%.

13 Mar 2014 09:02

Gloom as feeble economy sheds thousands more jobs

The impact of weak economic growth is being increasingly felt as thousands of jobs disappear and employment prospects dissipate.

11 Mar 2014 11:10

DHL harnesses children's minds for The Cape Town Carnival 2014

Inspired by the various 2014 World Design Capital activities, DHL Express South Africa will be participating in the fifth annual Cape Town Carnival, which takes place on 15 March 2014. Over the last couple of weeks DHL has been working with children's non-profit organisation Project Playground to design its float for the big day.

7 Mar 2014 11:57

Midnight trains laid on for Gauteng revellers

People on the highveld will be able to party this weekend and still be able to catch the Gautrain home after midnight.

25 Feb 2014 09:18

BA to provide bicycle drop-off service for Cape Argus Cycle Tour

British Airways (operated by Comair) and kulula.com will once again provide an exclusive bicycle drop-off service for customers to transport their bicycles safely and hassle free to and from Cape Town.

20 Feb 2014 10:53

MBSA's' confidence in SA survives as revenue rises 28%

Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA) overcame a crippling industry strike and general market slowdown in new vehicle sales to post a 28.7% revenue increase last year.

By David Furlonger 20 Feb 2014 10:35

Adoption of SEZ Bill to support industrialisation

The adoption of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Bill 2013 will be a significant milestone for the National Development Plan (NDP) and will support broader-based industrial growth says Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies.

20 Feb 2014 08:42

Taxi drivers get an image boost

To some, taxi drivers are just a bunch of road hogs who are a menace to other road users and rude to commuters.

19 Feb 2014 09:57

December volume of goods transported down 1.7% y/y

The volume of goods transported (payload) decreased by 1.7% in December compared with the same period in 2012‚ Statistics SA said on Monday (17 February)

18 Feb 2014 10:00

Sanral to brief Committee on e-toll system

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will today explain its operations on the Gauteng e-tolled highways, to the Portfolio Committee on Transport.

18 Feb 2014 09:18

Fleet management boost for performance

Local firms are increasingly turning to fleet management specialists to take care of the myriad challenges they face in keeping their vehicles on the road. By outsourcing their fleet management function, companies can free up their management teams to focus on their core business.

17 Feb 2014 11:27

Nissan's 'answer' for the taxi business

Nissan has re-entered the taxi industry with the launch of the new NV350 Impendulo last week.

17 Feb 2014 11:10

Cruise ship trends for 2014

The cruise industry is looking forward to a new year with great potential - and it's not just a case of wishful thinking. Thanks to more ports, ships, and on-board options, more and more people are trying cruising as it becomes more accessible worldwide.

14 Feb 2014 12:56

100 SA rhinos moving to Botswana

African safari operators and conservation groups said they plan to move up to 100 South African rhinos to neighbouring Botswana for safekeeping, as poaching levels spike to new highs.

13 Feb 2014 12:10

Barloworld upbeat on sales despite downgrade

Barloworld's stock has remained resilient this year despite a ratings downgrade by Fitch and share-price weakness among its listed competitors.

By Nick Hedley 13 Feb 2014 11:46

Roads to be closed for SONA

From 17:00 today, motorists who usually use roads around Cape Town's Parliamentary precinct, are advised to use alternative routes to avoid delays, as there will be numerous road closures until midnight.

13 Feb 2014 07:17

Super Group's earnings climb to 117.1c a share

Logistics group Super Group has reported diluted headline earnings per share of 117.1c for the six months to December, up from 92.2c a year ago.

12 Feb 2014 09:25

Port partnership may ease congestion

Congestion at the country's ports often results in the loss of millions of rand to South African importers and exporters.

By Nce Mkhize 12 Feb 2014 09:12

'Solutions sought for high port tariffs'

Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014 08:20

OneLogix shares up almost 23% on positive results

Shares in niche logistics group OneLogix jumped as much as 22.8% to an intraday high of R3.50 on Thursday (6 February 2014)‚ after the group reported revenue and operating profit were up more than 33% for the six months to November.

By Zeenat Moorad 7 Feb 2014 10:03

Taxis exempt from e-tolls, says Sanral

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has stressed that qualifying public transport is exempted from paying for e-tolls on the Gauteng e-roads.

4 Feb 2014 06:56

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