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JLL SA Q2 report reflects positive outlook for industrial, warehousing sector

According to JLL's latest Q2 city report, SA's corporate real estate sectors remain under pressure, partly due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and resultant restrictions...

2 days ago

Transnet restores operations at ports after cyber attack

The department said late on Wednesday that the main system responsible for container operations had been restored and that the force majeure was under review with the intention to lift it in the coming days...

By Tanisha Heiberg 2 days ago

Global air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2017

The International Air Transport Association latest data for global air cargo markets for June shows a 9.9% improvement on pre-Covid-19 performance, pushing first half-year air cargo growth to 8%...

2 days ago

Recovery of the transport industry shows potential

According to the latest Ctrack Freight Transport Index, the overall logistics sector continues to show huge growth with year-on year-increases of 26,4%...

3 days ago

Procurement is becoming evermore powerful in SA logistics. Why it matters

Procurement is viewed as the quintessential facilitator of business strategy. In South Africa, the need for effective procurement has never been greater, says Bidvest International Logistics.

26 Jul 2021

Small traders suffering as a result of Cape Town taxi violence

"When the taxi drivers shoot at each other, we lie on the ground next to our stock"...

By Vincent Lali 26 Jul 2021

With 136 stores hit, scale of destruction "heartbreaking" - Pick n Pay CEO

The group said 68 Pick n Pay stores and 68 Boxer stores were looted and/or damaged by fire, along with two Pick n Pay distribution centres...

23 Jul 2021

SAAFF Summit tackles Covid-19 vaccine supply chain delivery challenges

The Covid-19 vaccine delivery rollout will be a key focus of the SA Association of Freight Forwarders in its upcoming online summit on 16 and 17 September...

23 Jul 2021

Transnet hit by cyberattack - Operations disrupted nationwide

The Transnet Port Terminals website has been hacked, implying that all companies under Transnet have been affected...

22 Jul 2021

#StartupStory: Quickloc8 - An app helping the taxi industry fight Covid-19

Quickloc8, a technology startup company, is making AI a reality for the taxi industry...

By Imran Salie 22 Jul 2021

Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the "hassle factor" around...

22 Jul 2021

Hundreds of Shoprite Group stores damaged during riots

Last week's civil unrest resulted in damage to more than 200 stores within the Shoprite Group...

21 Jul 2021

Transnet operations normalise in KZN

Transnet's port and rail operations in KwaZulu-Natal have normalised following last week's unrest in the province...

21 Jul 2021

Partnership established to improve freight sector efficiency

Called the Gauteng Freight Forum, the partnership provides a common platform for information sharing between the private sector and government...

20 Jul 2021

Port disruptions, cyber attack pose potential threat to SA's food security

The unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, compounded by the recent cybersecurity hack on Transnet's IT systems, which affected its operations, has created major backlogs for both exports and imports in the Durban port...

2 days ago

Managing stock availability for post-protest recovery

The challenges in managing stock have never been so acute as they are now for retailers affected by the looting that swept through KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

By Hendrik Bredenkamp 3 days ago

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that global supply chains are a huge house of cards

Notable events - including the Covid-19 pandemic - have revealed the weaknesses in global supply chains. Companies need to ensure the resiliency of the manufacturing and distribution systems...

By Glenn McGillivray 27 Jul 2021

Transnet declares force majeure at container terminals

Transnet has declared force majeure at major container terminals in the country after a cyberattack last week disrupted operations, a notice seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday...

By Tanisha Heiberg and Zandi Shabalala and Helen Reid 27 Jul 2021

Nigeria doesn't have a coherent strategy to manage freight: How it can get there

In addition to transport, Nigeria needs to pay more attention to logistics and supply chain management...

By Richard Oloruntoba 22 Jul 2021

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