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Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

SMEs should encourage customers to shop and ship early this peak season

This year's holiday season is going to be far from ordinary. Since e-commerce will play a larger role in holiday shopping than ever before, companies are rethinking their online shopping experience in anticipation of significant peak sales...

By Taarek Hinedi 30 Nov 2020

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

By Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

How connectivity, tech is disrupting the maritime sector

While the maritime sector is beginning to reap the benefits of integrating smart solutions in its operations, there are barriers that it needs to overcome to ensure that it optimally leverages the adoption of technology...

By Khaya Mbanga 12 Nov 2020

US opens new ports to South African citrus exports

The United States government has announced the opening up of several new ports for the import for citrus products from South Africa, further facilitating two-way trade with South Africa...

9 Nov 2020

Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?

Why choose IIE Rosebank College to kickstart your logistics career...

Issued by Rosebank College 5 Nov 2020

New partnership to expand e-logistics technology solutions across Africa

Imperial invests in, and partners with Lori Systems to expand its e-logistics technology solutions across Africa. This strategic partnership is the first of its kind at this scale and scope on the African continent...

4 Nov 2020

bidorbuy, uAfrica launches aggregated shipping service for sellers and buyers

Local online shopping/auction marketplace meets rising expectations as global retail e-commerce traffic reaches 22 billion monthly visits

3 Nov 2020

Maritime Economics videos to aid matric exam prep

A new series of Grade 12 Maritime Economics videos has been launched to assist the more than 600 matriculants across South Africa who, despite significant disruptions to their education by the Covid-19 pandemic and other challenges, will sit down to write their final NSC/IEB Maritime Economics examination on 25 November 2020...

29 Oct 2020

Traxtion commits to R1.5bn rail investment as part of SA's economic recovery plan

Traxtion plans to invest a further R14-17bn in locomotives and wagons over the next five years as part of a carefully scaled rolling procurement programme...

29 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Addressing supply chain disruption and compliance in the IMT sector in Africa

Industrials, manufacturing and transportation (IMT) companies have some of the most complex supply chains of any sector and have been particularly hard hit by quarantines, travel restrictions, and other disruptions brought about by the global Covid-19 outbreak...

19 Oct 2020

Sars announces improved trade facilitation measures

Following queries and concerns from various industry stakeholders regarding information that all bonded goods must be imported into South Africa under sealed conditions (i.e. containerised), Sars has published a notice which clarifies the customs declaration process...

By Prenisha Govender 14 Oct 2020

Fastvan Last Mile delivery platform solves complex vehicle routing problems, ETA's, manage failed - Re-attempted and returns

Efficient fulfilment operations are essential in providing quick deliveries. Pencil pushing, white board for order taking and the usual phone calls to the drivers are methods of the past...

Issued by Fastvan 20 Aug 2020

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