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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

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

3 days ago

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 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

AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

Durban Port aims to reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says through both operational improvements and structural reforms, the Durban Port will reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa...

20 Apr 2021

Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery store

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

By Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was marginal, although greater than that of January...

12 Apr 2021

Don't just tell them. Show them how attractive you are

For products wanting to strut their stuff at retail, glitz, glamour, and striking colours are the key features of captivating labels that attract discerning shoppers and get products moving off the shelf...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Apr 2021

Reinventing supply chains with digital platforms

It is time for the many pockets of digital progress to give way to digital transformation...

By Vukani Mngxati 7 Apr 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

Prioritising safety while delivering with Uber Eats

From picking up orders and delivering to hungry customers to knowing when to call for assistance, Uber Eats is always finding ways to help make every delivery as stress-free as possible...

Issued by Uber 29 Mar 2021

How the incident on the Suez highlights insurance risks of mega ships

Insurers have warned for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears have been realised by the large container ship currently blocking the critical Suez Canal sea route...

26 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

12 Mar 2021

Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021




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