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African airlines report 13.8% decline in air cargo demand

The data shows an improvement in global and regional air cargo demand, however, at a slower pace than some of the traditional leading indicators would suggest...

28 Jul 2020

Emirates SkyCargo expands network connectivity

Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020.

9 Jul 2020

Port of Cape Town receives additional capacity to assist in terminal operations

Transnet has introduced a number of solutions to deal with operational backlogs at the Port of Cape Town, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in the region...

3 Jul 2020

Global air cargo demand plummets

Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets in April showed that demand dropped by 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded...

9 Jun 2020

OR Tambo cargo traffic up by 62% in April

OR Tambo International Airport has facilitated a total 1,400 landing and departing cargo flights from Thursday, 26 March up to Friday, 22 May...

29 May 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

#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

Ethiopian Airlines launches new app elevating cargo customers' experience

The mobile app will provide customers with a range of self-service features including checking flight schedules, cargo tracking and charter requests...

5 May 2020

Stakeholders urge collaboration, technology to keep essential goods supply chains moving

The Covid-19 pandemic and global lockdowns have challenged Africa's air cargo and logistics stakeholders in recent weeks, but through collaboration, agility and the use of digital technologies, they are ably delivering on their mandate to supply critical goods...

4 May 2020

Smart lockers fast-tracked during coronavirus pandemic

Due to high levels of fear, South Africans are increasingly missing their healthcare appointments and not collecting their chronic medication during lockdown...

30 Apr 2020

Current position on the movement of goods in South Africa

The nationwide statutory lockdown in South Africa has resulted in uncertainty in the transport industry relating to the movement of goods from ports of entry. In addition, it has added to supply chain and foreign investment challenges in South Africa, especially at the country's ports of entry...

By Prenisha Govender and Virusha Subban 28 Apr 2020

A truck driver's story to life under lockdown

The loneliness of a long-distance trucker has been well-documented over the decades...

28 Apr 2020

Emirates SkyCago continues supply of commodities to and from SA

The main commodities transported on the charter flights are medical supplies including face masks, protective covers, sanitisers, equipment for hospitals in addition to pharmaceuticals, raw materials and spare parts...

23 Apr 2020

Road freight survey: Operators predict 80% drop in income during lockdown

According to the survey, less than 30% of companies' fleets are currently active...

22 Apr 2020

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