SAA continues on its loss-making trajectory
SAA continues on its loss-making trajectory

South African Airways (SAA) continued on its loss-making trajectory in 2016-17, notching up an unaudited loss of R1.9bn for the year to end-March, information provided to Parliament's standing committee on finance has revealed.

By Linda Ensor 2 hours ago

African Women in Supply Chain Association launches
African Women in Supply Chain Association launches

The African Women in Supply Chain Association (AWISCA) launches this week to bolster South Africa's supply chain skills through functional mentorship and coaching, and to address the numerous technical and practical issues that continue to hinder the country's supply chain industry. It also aims to create better industry balance between the country's universities, businesses, professionals, women and entrepreneurs.

5 hours ago

Trent XWB engine
Rolls Royce to provide Ethiopian Airlines with 10 Trent XWB engines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.5bn order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare* service support for 14 of the aircraft already in service or on order.

7 hours ago

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Petrol price could drop significantly in July
Petrol price could drop significantly in July

NEWSWATCH: The month of July will reportedly see a significant drop in fuel prices with independent economist Dawie Roodt expecting the price of petrol to decline by between 60 and 64 cents a litre, and diesel by about 60 cents a litre.

1 day ago

Ugandan traders turn to Dar es Salaam port
Ugandan traders turn to Dar es Salaam port

With about six weeks left for Kenyans to go to the polls, the private sector in neighbouring states are now beginning to look at the Dar es Salaam port as an alternative route to import and export goods.

1 day ago

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Market distribution network to informal retail reaches 60,000 spaza shops

More than 20% of consumer spend sits in informal retail channels, an opportunity largely unnoticed by brands due to the complex landscape, wide spatial distribution and route-to-market distribution complexities.

2 days ago

John Loxton
How to choose the right fleet management provider

The local fleet management industry, when measured against global standards, can justifiably be seen as being among the best. It is thus difficult to explain why local fleet owners do not make more use of professional fleet management services.

By John Loxton 2 days ago

Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American Airlines
Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American Airlines

NEW YORK, US: Qatar Airways has notified American Airlines that it wants to buy about a 10% stake in the US carrier, which confirmed the move on Thursday in a securities filing.

23 Jun 2017

Imperial Sasfin Logistics wins Nando's contract
Imperial Sasfin Logistics wins Nando's contract

Imperial Sasfin Logistics has been awarded a 4PL (fourth party logistics services) contract to supply Nando's bastings, sauces, spices, marinades and packaging to Nando's restaurants and licensed markets in 14 countries.

23 Jun 2017

Boeing forecasts need for 41,030 new aeroplanes in next 20 years
Boeing forecasts need for 41,030 new aeroplanes in next 20 years

Boeing has raised its forecast for new aeroplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new aeroplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion.

23 Jun 2017

Serco moves into Port Elizabeth
Serco moves into Port Elizabeth

Serco has officially opened a Port Elizabeth branch with offices and a workshop situated at 9 Aldo Park in Greenbushes.

23 Jun 2017

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones
Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of aerial unmanned vehicles (AUVs).

22 Jun 2017