Logistics Trends 2020

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Logistic growth in the Western Cape is key to rebuilding a platform for a depressed economy

South Africa needs to start regaining and rebuilding its identity and economy. The Western and Eastern Cape offer a good starting platform providing a solid foundation with good municipality management in their various micro-managed zones...

Issued by SAFR 2 days ago

Air cargo stakeholders to fast-track AfCFTA operational progress

As air cargo and logistics industry stakeholders prepare to seize new opportunities presented by the new Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement...

19 Feb 2020

Global air freight demand drops by 3.3% in 2019

The International Air Transport Association has released its 2019 data for global air freight markets...

6 Feb 2020

Air transport growth expected to rise in 2020

The International Air Transport Association has forecasted that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3bn in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9bn expected in 2019...

24 Dec 2019

Aviation industry highlights dangers of rogue lithium battery shipments

The International Air Transport Association, in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and the International Air Cargo Association, are amplifying their efforts to ensure the safe air transport of lithium batteries...

12 Dec 2019

Annual air cargo demand down 3.5% in October

Over the past year, air cargo has suffered from the effects of the trade war between the US and China, the deterioration in global trade, and a broad-based slowing in economic growth...

5 Dec 2019

Digitisation critical to long-term growth of SA's logistics industry

The benefits of digitisation have already seen a vast improvement in operational efficiencies within the logistics market. Going forward, digital solutions will play an even greater role as an absolute business essential...

26 Nov 2019

Creating added value with efficient logistics solutions, strategic acquisitions

As recessionary market forces put increased pressure on already complex value chains, the logistics industry faces major consolidation...

14 Nov 2019

Enhancing logistics performance to drive SA's economic growth: Lessons from Saudi Arabia

South Africa has long enjoyed a relatively strong logistics and supply chain standing amongst its international peers, but in recent years, the country has been slipping, albeit slowly...

By Zak Sivalingum 13 Nov 2019

IATA: African airlines show positive growth in air cargo traffic

The International Air Transport Association has released its data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne-kilometres, decreased by 4.5% in September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.

8 Nov 2019

Advantages and disadvantages of buying a new or pre-owned container

Purchasing containers to be used as homes, offices or even schools after some refurbishment, amongst other uses, have become one of the modern trends that many vie for as the desirable, cost-effective option above other more traditional routes...

By Kashief Schroeder 22 Oct 2019

On-demand delivery now possible through a reliable crowdsourced network

The on-demand economy is changing customer expectations, they now require a faster, more personalised and cost-efficient delivery service. Crowdsourcing is the answer to these expectations...

By Ashley Arendse 21 Oct 2019

Nduna Maritime, Sasol invest in first SA-owned chemical tanker

Nduna Maritime and Sasol have entered into a R400 million enterprise and supplier development (ESD) funding agreement through the Sasol Siyakha Trust, in South Africa's first locally-owned maritime vessel...

10 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

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