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Step-up Arrive Alive campaign

As the festive season rapidly approaches the Department of Transport must increase the visibility of traffic officers on our roads and ensure that regular and random vehicle roadworthy inspections are being carried out. Such inspections should be conducted by traffic officers with particular a focus on vehicles used for public conveyance. This comes in the wake of yet another horrific accident which occurred in Westonoria in the East Rand on Sunday, which claimed the lives of 19 people.

30 Nov 2015 15:32

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Transport on South Africa's election to the International Maritime Organisation Council

The Ministry of Transport has hailed South Africa's election to the 20-member "Category C" Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as a progressive step towards the full realisation of South Africa and the African continent's potential in the maritime sector.

30 Nov 2015 15:22

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Transnet acting CEO: Private sector should invest 'lazy cash' in infrastructure

Many companies in SA have "lazy cash sitting on their balance sheets" that should be invested in upgrading plant and equipment to grow the economy, says Transnet acting group CEO Siyabonga Gama. It is the second time this week that Gama has implored the private sector to invest idle cash in infrastructure development.

30 Nov 2015 14:46

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NAXCO Group continues expansion in Africa

Fully integrated shipping and logistics provider, NAXCO Group is continuing to expand into Africa. The company announced that Africamar Shipping & Logistics opened six joint-ventures with its partners in West Africa: Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo.

30 Nov 2015 11:44

Flickswitch offers SIM solution for RMS
Flickswitch offers SIM solution for RMS

Route Management Services (RMS) is focused on incident risk management and has developed several innovative technology solutions for the trucking and logistics industry.

27 Nov 2015 09:37

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Pit-to-port projects a holistic approach to Africa's development

Africa does not have sufficient infrastructure for moving materials, as it remains an underdeveloped continent lacking logistics infrastructure.

27 Nov 2015 06:52

Facilitating change to tackle the supply chain disconnect
Facilitating change to tackle the supply chain disconnect

Conducted by Frost & Sullivan, the 12th Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight report clearly identified a looming supply chain disconnect among local business and interestingly most critical supply chain challenges were connected to people's attitudes or approaches to change.

25 Nov 2015 08:28

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Overcome supply chain management challenges

Infrastructure at various states of breakdown, empty store shelves, and high pollution levels may sound like a movie about a post-apocalyptic world, but these issues, together with the lack of basic services and resources, forms the reality of a world without efficient supply chain management.

24 Nov 2015 14:02