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R2m investment helps Yebo Fresh expand township food distribution

The Scheinberg Relief Fund has contributed R2m to the online grocery delivery startup to help it expand its distribution capacity and food relief efforts...

2 days ago

Lockdown delivers growth for OneDayOnly has recorded 40% growth over the last four months, as consumers' shifted to online retail channels...

26 Jun 2020

FedEx Express strengthens East Africa presence

FedEx Express has announced its expansion in East Africa by offering customers in Kenya direct access to a number of FedEx services for the first time...

19 Jun 2020

E-commerce startup Yebo Fresh easing access to food supplies in townships

Grocery delivery startup Yebo Fresh is helping township residents access vital food supplies safely during the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown...

3 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...

28 May 2020

E-commerce surge, contactless deliveries throws lifeline to courier industry

In just over a week, the lift of the e-commerce ban by Minister Patel has delivered a potentially life-saving 'U-turn' to the future of several South African industries, most particularly online retail, and the courier, logistics and freight forwarding industry...

25 May 2020

Quench introduces restaurant delivery service

Two months after expanding into grocery deliveries, SA startup Quench has announced that it's now doing restaurant deliveries and charging a lower commission than many of its competitors...

21 May 2020

Lighter side of industrial property showing returns

Many businesses operating in South Africa are cautiously optimistic for what is in store for the remainder of this year...

By Johan Piekaar 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Navigating the new frontier of trade

Dr Greg Cline, head of corporate accounts at Investec for your Business, shares how Covid-19 has impacted the trade industry during these unusual times...

By Robin Fredericks 20 May 2020

Time for freight industry to hit the road and lower its carbon emissions, carbon tax

The nationwide lockdown in South Africa and its associated road travel bans have shown that massive reductions in emissions are possible, which can be continued post-lockdown if the industry...

By Eckart Zollner 18 May 2020

RFA calls on government to open all logistics, supply chain sectors

"We urge government to allow the transport and logistics industry and all its sub-sectors to operate fully, with immediate effect. If this does not happen soon, it is going to be even harder for our already weak and ailing economy to recover."

15 May 2020

SA govt allows the sale of (almost) all goods online

According to new regulations, online retailers in South Africa may sell any product, with the exception of cigarettes and alcoholic beverages...

15 May 2020

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