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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%...

2 days ago

New draft Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulations

New draft health and safety regulations for the maritime industry have been published for comment, updating the current regulations with amended or new definitions...

By Gavin Fitzmaurice, Andre Bowley and Patrick Holloway 12 Jul 2021

Dubai's DP World to acquire SA logistics firm Imperial for $880m

Dubai's DP World said on Thursday it had made a cash offer of R12.73bn to acquire all shares of South African firm Imperial Logistics...

8 Jul 2021

Long-distance moving costs in South Africa, cheaper movers' prices, and a better service!

This is how trusted furniture removalists Cape Removals makes cross-country moves more affordable for everyone...

Issued by SAFR 7 Jul 2021

Transport sector to adhere to regulations - Mbalula

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday placing the country on Adjusted Alert Level 4, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says his department will ensure the sector is responsive to the tightening of measures to slow down the spread of Covid-19...

30 Jun 2021

Africa free trade agreement could provide necessary momentum for improving SA's port infrastructure

As the world hopefully heads out of the Covid-19 lockdowns, trade and the shipping of more goods should continue to increase, as logistics bottlenecks start to ease and fiscal stimuli from major trading nations in the developed world continue to spur demand...

By Chris Hattingh 22 Jun 2021

Global air cargo demand up 12% in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-Covid levels by 12%...

8 Jun 2021

Supply chain sector moves forward to support SMMEs upskilling programmes

According to The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management in Southern Africa, when it comes to reaping the benefits of supply chain optimisation - including efficiency enhancements and cost savings - SMMEs are being left behind because they lack the necessary skills and resources.

25 May 2021

SA importers, and the rising cost of vessels and containers

While the sector is headed towards healthy margins, despite Covid-19, there are rising concerns around the availability of vessels, containers and their increasing pricing...

By Robin Fredericks 19 May 2021

Cargo loyalty programmes emerge to help aviation attract business

Online research shows that aviation is leaning on air freight and cargo to make up for the impact of lockdowns on conventional passenger air travel...

18 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

Compared to March last year, road freight, air freight and pipelines have shown improvement...

11 May 2021

Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levels

African airlines' cargo demand in March increased by 24.6% compared to the same month in 2019...

5 May 2021

SA's trade surplus grows to R52.77bn in March

South Africa recorded its largest trade surplus on record in March, data showed on Friday, with sales of commodities and minerals rising sharply as global demand driven by the economic recovery from the coronavirus continued...

By Mfuneko Toyana 3 May 2021

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