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Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

Sanral to implement projects to boost weak economy
Sanral to implement projects to boost weak economyArticle

The roads construction sector has continued to experience a lack of work resulting in weak trading conditions while still carrying some excess capacity which is required for the current volume of work on hand...

Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 26 Apr 2021

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for themArticle

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them...

Jason Mellow 22 Apr 2021

SA's maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors
SA's maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditorsArticle

According to Lana Stockton, partner in the shipping, aviation and logistics practice of law firm, Bowmans, the country's progressive maritime enforcement legislation presents a final opportunity to seek real enforcement of international arbitration awards...

21 Apr 2021

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula
Transformation imperative in aviation: MbalulaArticle

Transformation in the aviation sector remains a challenge, with the 2020/21 financial year aviation statistics showing that no meaningful progress has been made in terms of transformation, particularly for previously disadvantaged individuals...

9 Apr 2021

Government looks to rail sector to grow economy
Government looks to rail sector to grow economyArticle

The South African government's proposed policy interventions, to allow third-party access to South Africa's rail infrastructure, will provide an opportunity not only for the growth of the freight transportation sector but also for the growth, transformation and industrialisation of the economy...

31 Mar 2021

Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivity
Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivityArticle

Bringing more female commercial drivers into the transport industry makes business, economic and social sense...

31 Mar 2021

Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in Gauteng
Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in GautengArticle

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited has announced the progress made on Routine Road Maintenance projects across Gauteng's three metropolitan areas of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane.

30 Mar 2021

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Reinventing supply chains with digital platformsArticle

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

Vukani Mngxati 29 Mar 2021

Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?
Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?Article

The right kind of insurance is vital in ensuring export market success. Here, Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance shares five tips to consider when choosing the best cover...

Jason Mellow 29 Mar 2021

Uber offers 1 million rides to teachers across the world
Uber offers 1 million rides to teachers across the worldArticle

Together, Uber and Unesco aim to remove transportation as a barrier to accessing vaccinations for teachers around the world as and when governments allow local teachers to get vaccinated...

Jenna Delport 18 Mar 2021

To insure or self-insure? A conundrum for fleet operators
To insure or self-insure? A conundrum for fleet operatorsArticle

Fleet insurance is essential for businesses with vehicle fleets and drivers...

5 Mar 2021

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

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...

4 Mar 2021

Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platform
Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platformArticle

A division of Cityride car rental based in Johannesburg, the app allows users to have the convenience of once-off document upload, verification and renting a car instantly...

19 Feb 2021

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20 borders fully reopened, 30 remain closedArticle

South Africa's 20 land borders, which have only been partially operational for the past month, will now be fully open from today, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced.

15 Feb 2021

Global air cargo demand drops by 10.6% in 2020
Global air cargo demand drops by 10.6% in 2020Article

Twenty-twenty was one of the worst years for air cargo demand since performance monitoring began in 1990...

4 Feb 2021

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SA's transport sector - a roadmap to economic recovery in the age of CovidArticle

The South African transport sector entered the age of Covid already faced with several major challenges. The challenges must be viewed as opportunities with the problem areas providing a guide as to the solutions that can be delivered with maximum impact, where they're most needed...

26 Jan 2021

Growth ahead for e-hailing services
Growth ahead for e-hailing servicesArticle

Regulation could help e-hailing services grow and reduce their operating risks...

Jason Mellow 25 Jan 2021

New survey highlights opportunities to future-proof supply chains
New survey highlights opportunities to future-proof supply chainsArticle

The survey conducted by Orange Business Services explores how enterprises can utilise supply chain and logistical data insights to mitigate risk...

22 Jan 2021

Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chain
Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chainArticle

Smart connected and automated temperature monitoring at every point of the cold chain will help logistics companies proactively ensure their cold chain is never broken and their goods arrive in prime condition for use and sale...

Eckart Zollner 21 Jan 2021

Ports of entry ready for travellers returning to SA
Ports of entry ready for travellers returning to SAArticle

Government has outlined plans for operations at the ports of entry until 14 January that have been approved by the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure.

4 Jan 2021

IATA appoints new regional VP for Africa and Middle East
IATA appoints new regional VP for Africa and Middle EastArticle

Kamil H. Al-Awadhi has been appointed the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) regional vice president for Africa and Middle East (AME)...

23 Dec 2020

Transport, freight industry needs urgent government intervention
Transport, freight industry needs urgent government interventionArticle

If order is not restored, the consequences could be catastrophic - not only for South Africa, but for the rest of Africa...

RFA, SAAFF, SAEPA 22 Dec 2020

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#BizTrends2021: 5 government interventions urgently-needed to support air transport, tourism sectorArticle

The air transport industry was one of the hardest hit in 2020 with traffic and revenues falling off a cliff at the end of last March following the imposition of worldwide Covid-19 containment restrictions on travel...

Muhammad Ali Albakri 21 Dec 2020

Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roads
Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roadsArticle

Not only is increased demand post hard lockdown putting pressure on operators, but border delays are impacting timelines. Growing crime and violence are also putting drivers, vehicles and cargo at risk...

Jason Mellow 17 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 and the sustainable procurement revolutionArticle

Despite the Covid-19 doom and gloom, there are some silver linings. For starters, the pandemic has emphasised the interconnectedness between people, the planet, and profit. It has also heightened our sense of urgency to collectively mobilise our efforts to implement more sustainable practices...

Christelle Marais 10 Dec 2020

Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackings
Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackingsArticle

An alarming increase in truck hijackings has raised a red flag for fleet owners to be extra vigilant over the festive season...

9 Dec 2020

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ACSA wins integrated corporate reporting awardArticle

Airports Company South Africa has been awarded the Integrated Reporting award in the state-owned company category by the Charted Governance Institute of Southern Africa in partnership with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange...

26 Nov 2020

Reshaping customer expectations in the logistics, supply chain industry
Reshaping customer expectations in the logistics, supply chain industryArticle

Bidvest International Logistics shares how it has adapted itself to meet customers needs during the Covid-era...

17 Nov 2020

RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challenges
RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challengesArticle

The half-day conference takes place on Thursday, 3 December 2020 at Emperors Palace on the East Rand, Gauteng...

16 Nov 2020

Subsidies for South Africa's minibus taxis must prioritise needs of passengers - and cities
Subsidies for South Africa's minibus taxis must prioritise needs of passengers - and citiesArticle

Metropolitan municipalities are best placed to administer operating subsidies for minibus taxis...

Benjamin H. Bradlow and Herrie Schalekamp 12 Nov 2020

Concerns over Prasa's irregular expenditure
Concerns over Prasa's irregular expenditureArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has noted the improvement in the audit of the entire transport portfolio, but remains concerned with the audit received by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

11 Nov 2020

Catch a Lift on South Africa's newest airline
Catch a Lift on South Africa's newest airlineArticle

After a nationwide competition in which the organisers had to sift through 25,000 entries, a clear winner has emerged. South Africa's new airline will go by the name, Lift...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 5 Nov 2020

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

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

Issued by Rosebank College 5 Nov 2020

Is the agritech sector not 'sexy' enough for investors?
Is the agritech sector not 'sexy' enough for investors?Article

According to Ross Jenvey, general partner at Kingson, it seems like agritech often doesn't get the credit it deserves...

30 Oct 2020

Tech innovations could shake up the agricultural sector
Tech innovations could shake up the agricultural sectorArticle

Data is difficult to come by, but a report in August 2019, co-authored by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation and Dalberg Advisors, claims that agritech deals in Africa totalled $143m in 2018, out of a total addressable market of $2.6bn, which talks to the huge untouched potential...

Ross Jenvey 30 Oct 2020

O.R Tambo reopens piazza parking area for taxis, e-hailing and public transport
O.R Tambo reopens piazza parking area for taxis, e-hailing and public transportArticle

Airport spokesperson, Samukelo Khambule says the change will accommodate increasing passenger volumes at the airport...

21 Oct 2020

5 steps to reducing transport risk
5 steps to reducing transport riskArticle

Risk management is the foundation for a healthy transport sector...

Jason Mellow 20 Oct 2020

Initiative launched to support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sector
Initiative launched to support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sectorArticle

A unique project focused on providing technical business support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sector in South Africa has been launched...

20 Oct 2020

Automation and IoT in the supply chain industry - what's next?
Automation and IoT in the supply chain industry - what's next?Article

With discussions around automation having moved up the global business agenda in recent years, supply chain companies have been looking at how this technology can help to revolutionise their sector...

Ronald Ravel 14 Oct 2020

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Revitalising South Africa's public transport sectorArticle

If South Africa does not address its declining economy and revive its public transport sector it will not be able to cope with its rising population, or with climate change, says Gautrain Management Authority CEO, William Dachs...

13 Oct 2020

Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of children
Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of childrenArticle

Imperial Logistics has announced that its Be safe. Be smart road safety campaign in partnership with Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire will be handing out 'walking safety belts' to learners in eight schools in South Africa's North West province this Transport Month...

9 Oct 2020

Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industry
Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industryArticle

The slow recovery in air travel will see the airline industry continuing to burn through cash at an average rate of $5 to $6bn per month in 2021.

7 Oct 2020

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AARTO road safety policies a growing concern for RFAArticle

The Road Freight Association (RFA) continues to advocate for a proper focused, resourced and proactive road traffic policing strategy...

16 Sep 2020

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Have your say on the national taxi lekgotlaArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

Safely re-establishing Africa's air connectivity is essential to re-building economies
Safely re-establishing Africa's air connectivity is essential to re-building economiesArticle

The International Air Transport Association has urged African governments to take a giant step forward in connecting Africa by accelerating the implementation of the Single Africa Air Transport Market to further boost the post-Covid economic recovery...

27 Aug 2020

Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SA
Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SAArticle

Social distancing is changing the way we do business and until we can 3D print all we need at home or the office, the delivery of goods still needs to be physically transported, delivered and accepted by the customer....

24 Aug 2020

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Fuel price set to increase by 5c a litreArticle

Cash strapped consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol is set to go up by 5 cents a litre at midnight...

4 Aug 2020

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FedEx extends international dangerous goods shipping service to SAArticle

The extension of the service, originally launched in September 2019, means that FedEx now provides an express, door-to-door, customs-cleared service from more than 60 DGcompliant countries to South Africa...

4 Aug 2020

There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses instead
There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses insteadArticle

Electric vehicles can have a positive impact on the climate and air pollution levels, but governments should rethink how they electrify the transportation network...

Cameron Roberts 31 Jul 2020

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