British Airways (operated by Comair) and kulula.com took first and second place, respectively, in the Domestic Airline: Business category of the 2016 Sunday Times Top Brands survey.
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International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up a drone delivery system in Singapore, the company is also looking into the development of a self-flying taxi service in a new venture called project Vahana.
Kate Walker 1 hour ago
An Eastern Cape government decision to ask Sanral to improve the province's road network is finally paying off.
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According to the latest independent survey of transport opinion in the country, South Africans have identified transport as one of the three most pressing issues for the fourth year in a row with the other two issues being health and education. Issues like the state of the economy, and infrastructure and employment were also identified but received a lower rating.
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South African businesses of all sizes and across sectors are having a torrid time - faced with global uncertainty, political flux, and ongoing technology-driven disruption, merely staying afloat as become a Herculean task. However, the results of the Barloworld Logistics 13th annual supplychainforesight survey have revealed a stubbornly optimistic streak among local business leaders and decision-makers. Indeed, many are looking to capitalise on key opportunities and trends that have very clearly emerged from a complex and fast-moving business ecosystem.
Kate Stubbs 1 day ago
DPD Laser has rolled out an advanced mobile technology platform in its Dawn Wing and Time Freight businesses, offering customers real-time visibility and control of their deliveries. The rollout is a key part of DPD Laser's strategy to offer market leading delivery services for both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) clients.
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In a symbolic ceremony at the Geotechnical and Transportation Division hosted within the University's Department of Civil Engineering, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced a R30-million endowment to Stellenbosch University which will continue to fund the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University.
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Two more international speakers, Singapore-based Stanley Lim, Chairman of the Singapore Logistics Association, and Ghanaian serial entrepreneur Fred Swaniker, have joined the line-up of 16 top speakers for the SA Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) annual Congress.
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The Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards (SCMEEA), held during the recent SAPICS regional conference in Gauteng, recognised Sasol, Imperial Logistics, the Centre for Logistics Excellence (CLX), and Chené Scholtz from the University of Johannesburg for excellence in supply chain skills development. Supply chain management and the improvement of skills in this profession is critical to business success in all industries.
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Little encouragement or opportunities have been given to women to infiltrate South Africa's male-dominated trucking industry. Isuzu Trucks South Africa aims to shift misconceptions, negative connotations and stigmas over women being inadequate to take on various roles in the business of trucking.
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Transnet Port Terminals' (TPT) Saldanha operations recently celebrated a historic milestone - one billion tonnes of iron ore have passed through the Saldanha Bulk Terminal, South Africa's main iron ore export terminal, and the country's largest mechanized bulk-handling facility.
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From hijackings and theft to damage caused by protest action, the trucking industry is fraught with risks. But the cost of a breakdown or accident extends beyond the cost of repairing or replacing the vehicle alone. According to Morné Stoltz, head of business insurance at MiWay, the true costs and complexity of managing the aftermath of a hijacking or accident can come as a shock to the transport company, particularly if the business is new to the market.
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