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DHL's Saloodo! launches digital platform for SA shippers, transport providers

Digital freight forwarder Saloodo! today launched its digital logistics platform for shippers and transport providers in South Africa

3 days ago

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

For a variety of reasons, not least the fact that its economy has largely been built on the extraction and exportation of resources, 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

African airline passenger traffic up by 0.9% in September

"September marked the eighth consecutive month of below-average demand growth. Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term."

13 Nov 2019

4 priorities to improve African aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on four priorities to allow aviation to drive economic and social development on the continent, enrich people's lives and enable the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

12 Nov 2019

Uber launches Uber Movement in Cape Town

When it comes to better understanding the transportation needs of cities in South Africa, a lot of importance needs to be placed on developing solutions that will make cities more efficient...

11 Nov 2019

The Goldilocks role of targeting in evidence-based marketing

Dr Carl Driesener, of Australia's Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI), the home of evidence-based marketing - showcased little-known traps of targeting at their recent Spark Media-hosted annual presentation, to assist in achieving better marketing results...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2019

Lufthansa expands long-haul network, introduces connection from Windhoek to Frankfurt

The new route is offered three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays...

4 Nov 2019

Investments in rail transport essential for the success of Africa's free-trade area

Africa is on the cusp of launching a free-trade zone that could meaningfully boost economic growth and unlock the continent's vast potential...

By Aubrey Lekwane 30 Oct 2019

Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B round

Kenyan B2B food distribution company, Twiga Foods, has raised $23.75 million in a Series B equity round led by Goldman Sachs...

28 Oct 2019

ACSA suspends Air Zimbabwe

Airports Company South Africa has suspended Air Zimbabwe from using its airports. The airline has not adhered to the cash basis terms for using airports owned by Airports Company South Africa...

25 Oct 2019

Sapics honoured for cultivating supply chain talent in Africa

The vital role being played by SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, in skills development in Africa was recognised at the recent APICS Regional Learning Partner Awards in the United States.

25 Oct 2019

Fastjet suspends Mozambique flights

Fastjet plc has confirmed that from midnight on Saturday 26 October 2019, that Fastjet Mozambique will suspend its flight operations in Mozambique. This will include flights under its code-share arrangements with LAM Mozambique Airlines...

24 Oct 2019

Logistics industry turns to innovation to create supply chain sustainability

Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BLP), in a quest to face down market volatility, skills shortage and crumbling road infrastructure, is increasing its competitive edge by using its business-implementation service offering...

23 Oct 2019

Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose out

Planes, trains and automobiles produced a step-change in the speed of travel - driverless and electric cars simply cannot deliver such radical improvements...

By David Metz 18 Oct 2019

Minister talks on Africa's transport sector's full integration

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has emphasised the importance of establishing a regional regulatory authority to enforce agreed harmonised standards...

16 Oct 2019

African air cargo soars, while global market faces headwinds

The International Air Transport Association released data for global air freight markets showing that demand contracted by 3.9% in August 2019. This marks the 10th consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes...

10 Oct 2019

Guide to surviving the supply chain of the future

Over the past decade, all around the world, corporations have been taking a long, hard look at their supply chains. Negative economic conditions, hyper-competition, rapidly changing consumer preferences and disruptive technologies have changed the business landscape...

By Johan van Zyl 9 Oct 2019

New study: Most plastic found at sea is dumped unlawfully by ships

A significant proportion of marine plastic comes from ships dumping their litter at sea in contravention of international law...

3 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...

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