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Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination
Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

2 days ago

TPT's DCT makes progress on road rehabilitation project
TPT's DCT makes progress on road rehabilitation project

Durban Container Terminal's road at Pier 2 has been in existence for more than 35 years and, due to constant heavy traffic, several repairs have been completed...

2 days ago

Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?
Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?

Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage...

By Kate Stubbs 3 days ago

#YouthMonth: Creating the largest digital transport marketplace in Africa
#YouthMonth: Creating the largest digital transport marketplace in Africa

As we are celebrating the success of South Africa's youth, I asked Rion Henning, starter-upper, founder and managing director of BidShip, the Uber of logistics, to tell us about his journey to success...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Jun 2016

Lukasz Golowanow via
Maersk report: struggling trade market curbed by economic restraints

Container trade in South Africa has been negatively impacted by the declining demand for mining commodities, the economic slowdown in China, dwindling consumer spending and...

22 Jun 2016

Serco kickstarts Takealot fleet
Serco kickstarts Takealot fleet

Serco worked closely with e-commerce retailer, Takealot.com, in its move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles. Takealot has large warehouses in...

21 Jun 2016

Record vehicle exports achieved at East London port
Record vehicle exports achieved at East London port

With over 10,000 new vehicles exported, Transnet and Mercedes-Benz SA recorded the highest units being handled in East London in April 2016...

20 Jun 2016

Imperial shifts gear in tough terrain
Imperial shifts gear in tough terrain

Imperial Holdings says in a management update that SA's economy has tightened, and trading remains challenging. It says factors affecting the group are...

By Mark Allix 20 Jun 2016

The Rural Education Access Programme (REAP), supported by Barloworld, grants bursaries to young people from low-income families enabling them access to a quality tertiary education.
Barloworld in the business of youth development

Barloworld's commitment to youth development is reflected in all aspects of the business. The company is involved in several youth development initiatives in SA...

17 Jun 2016

Norsk Elbilforening (Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association) via
Scandal-hit VW turns its sights to electric cars

Embattled auto giant Volkswagen unveiled plans to launch more than 30 all-electric models by 2025 as it seeks to reposition itself as a leading player in...

17 Jun 2016

Task team to improve Sandton Central traffic
Task team to improve Sandton Central traffic

A task team will be improving traffic signals and traffic flow in SA's financial hub. The Sandton Central Traffic Signal Forum's goal is to keep traffic moving...

15 Jun 2016

New iCAM technology to enhance fleet monitoring
New iCAM technology to enhance fleet monitoring

iCAM Video Telematics has launched its iCAM 852. This 4-camera mobile CCTV system will allow fleet owners to stream live videos from multiple vehicles...

14 Jun 2016

Increased demand for industrial real estate due to rise in imported goods
Increased demand for industrial real estate due to rise in imported goods

With the South African trade deficit increasing from R4.2bn in 2005 to over R70bn in just ten years, imports are playing a greater role in the economy...

10 Jun 2016

JMK via
Sanral sees strong return to market

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), which returned to the bond market on Wednesday after cancelling two prior auctions, says it will

By Andiswa Maqutu 10 Jun 2016

Strato IT launches mobile business app to digitise logistics
Strato IT launches mobile business app to digitise logistics

StratoPOD is aimed at logistics companies and...

9 Jun 2016

Mungo Park, President of SAPICS
New president for SA supply chain association

Mungo Park accepted the invitation from directors to take up the role of association president at the recent annual general meeting of SAPICS...

9 Jun 2016

Team Uber with the first driver-partners in Accra
Accra next to join Uber's African network

Ghana's economically vibrant hub, Accra has been named the next city to join Uber's growing African network. It will be the first city in Ghana to receive the service...

9 Jun 2016

SA bulk exports fall 6.1% y/y in May to 13.6-million tons
SA bulk exports fall 6.1% y/y in May to 13.6-million tons

SA's bulk export volumes fell 6.1% year on year (y/y) in May to 13.6-million tons (Mt) after rising 6.2% y/y in April to the second-highest monthly total of 16.2-million tons...

By Helmo Preuss 8 Jun 2016

Barloworld Logistics' supplychainforesight 2016 highlights need for future-readiness
Barloworld Logistics' supplychainforesight 2016 highlights need for future-readiness

Barloworld Logistics reviewed the journey of change and adaptation South African businesses have undertaken over the past year...

7 Jun 2016

Imperial makes moves for a greener supply chain
Imperial makes moves for a greener supply chain

Imperial Logistics has bolstered its drive for greener supply chains with an energy saving initiative as well as innovative water saving, waste management, and recycling drives...

3 Jun 2016

Alon Lits, (Uber GM SSA), Loic Amado (Head Of Expansion SSA), Bertrand Nembot Launcher and some of the first driver-partners in Kampala
Uber grows African network with launch in Uganda

Uganda has joined Uber's growing African network. With the launch of the platform, Kampala joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa...

3 Jun 2016

Growthpoint Properties eco-friendly bikes station
Growthpoint installs first e-bicycle hubs in Sandton

In a pilot project that pioneers an alternative mode of transport, Growthpoint Properties have introduced the first electronic bike hubs to Sandton Central...

2 Jun 2016

Partnership to improve driving style of Uber driver-partners
Partnership to improve driving style of Uber driver-partners

Standing by its commitment to ensure the safety of drivers and passengers on South African roads, the vehicle tracking and insurance telematics company Ctrack

2 Jun 2016

Alexander P Kapp via
Shell and Visa introduces a new way to pay for fuel

Customers can make payments with a contactless-enabled credit or debit card...

1 Jun 2016

Vespa is changing the game with two-wheeled deliveries
Vespa is changing the game with two-wheeled deliveries

Businesses are being forced to rethink the way they deliver and many forward-thinking businesses are turning to a two-wheeled solution...

1 Jun 2016

DEZALB via
TruckX to look at critical issues surrounding trucking industry

Ctrack and Standard Bank will be hosting the third annual TruckX exhibition and conference, with a focus on providing insights to fleet owners and operators...

31 May 2016

Africa needs to be more business-friendly to foster growth
Africa needs to be more business-friendly to foster growth

According to the CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, greater regional integration in Africa is needed to capitalise on the continent's growth potential...

30 May 2016

falco via
State of the road transport sector in SA unpacked

With next year's growth rate revised from 2.1% to 1.8% by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it does not bode well for the transport sector...

27 May 2016

SA drivers dominate 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League
SA drivers dominate 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League

Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast 'n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438

27 May 2016

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