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The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster
The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster

All the extra profits that shipping companies have made from high freight rates should be put to good use...

By Stavros Karamperidis 7 hours ago

New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa
New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa

According Knight Frank's Africa Logistics & Industrial Review - H2 2021 report, industrial assets across Africa are commanding attractive yields...

19 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher
Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher

The shipping sector's emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here's some innovative ways to help reduce them...

By Simon Bullock 11 Oct 2021

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Air cargo up 7.7% in August from 2019, but capacity lags demand

The International Air Transport Association has released its August 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend but pressure on capacity is rising...

30 Sep 2021

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SAA, Kenya Airways partner with plans to create pan-African airline group

South African Airways (SAA) is signing a memorandum of cooperation with Kenya Airways with a long-term goal of creating a pan-African airline group...

29 Sep 2021

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United Airlines inks codeshare agreement with Airlink, expanding into Africa

The commercial agreement will offer one-stop connections from the US to more than 40 destinations in southern Africa...

29 Sep 2021

Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData
Demand for drivers has doubled, incentives now key - GlobalData

Demand for drivers, including motor vehicle operators, ambulance drivers and attendants, truck drivers, and passenger vehicle drivers, has surged in the last...

28 Sep 2021

Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa
Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa

Hope Consortium and Astral Aviation have formed a strategic partnership with the aim of accelerating vaccine distribution to African nations...

28 Sep 2021

Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth
Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth

The rollout in Cape Town follows Moove's recent $23m Series A funding and builds on existing operations in Johannesburg, Lagos and Accra, with a goal of democratising vehicle ownership across Africa...

27 Sep 2021

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2021

Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA
Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA

The International Air Transport Association has urged governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate close to nearly $1bn in blocked funds from the sale of tickets, cargo space, and other...

19 Aug 2021

Global air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2017
Global air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2017

The International Air Transport Association latest data for global air cargo markets for June shows a 9.9% improvement on pre-Covid-19 performance, pushing first half-year air cargo growth to 8%...

29 Jul 2021

Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing
Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the...

22 Jul 2021

From PPE shortages to Covid-19 vaccine distribution, the supply chain has emerged as a determinant of health

The Covid-19 pandemic revealed how disruptions to global supply chains could also affect access to health care...

By Adel Guitouni, Jie Zhang, Nadine Schuurman and Valorie A. Crooks 31 Aug 2021

Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise
Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise

Airline companies are still far from pre-pandemic profit and sales as some of their businesses, like business travel, are not even comparable to normal levels...

13 Aug 2021

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UNCTAD, IATA extend partnership to facilitate global trade

The two organisations will leverage their leadership in their respective fields to boost e-commerce in developing countries through improved exchanges of trade data...

12 Aug 2021

Reinventing the wheel: The future of public transit
Reinventing the wheel: The future of public transit

Between emphasising public health and managing a shift in perceptions around commuting, public transit operators need to ensure they meet the new expectations of their passengers...

By Jason Blackhurst 11 Aug 2021

IATA global airline industry statistics show devasting effects of Covid-19
IATA global airline industry statistics show devasting effects of Covid-19

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) publication...

6 Aug 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that global supply chains are a huge house of cards
The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that global supply chains are a huge house of cards

Notable events - including the Covid-19 pandemic - have revealed the weaknesses in global supply chains. Companies need to ensure the resiliency of the manufacturing and distribution systems...

By Glenn McGillivray 27 Jul 2021

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The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster
The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster

Several months ago, I warned that the crisis in container ships could jeopardise Christmas by leaving retailers without enough goods on their shelves. Since then, there have been similar fears all over the media, not only due to shipping problems but...

By Stavros Karamperidis 7 hours ago

Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher
Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher

In the middle of this summer's shocking fires and floods came the grimmest climate science report yet from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning of a "code red for humanity" as our use of fossil fuels continues to drive up...

By Simon Bullock 11 Oct 2021

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