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Global air cargo demand up 12% in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-Covid levels by 12%...

8 Jun 2021

Supply chain sector moves forward to support SMMEs upskilling programmes

According to The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management in Southern Africa, when it comes to reaping the benefits of supply chain optimisation - including efficiency enhancements and cost savings - SMMEs are being left behind because they lack the necessary skills and resources.

25 May 2021

SA importers, and the rising cost of vessels and containers

While the sector is headed towards healthy margins, despite Covid-19, there are rising concerns around the availability of vessels, containers and their increasing pricing...

By Robin Fredericks 19 May 2021

Cargo loyalty programmes emerge to help aviation attract business

Online research shows that aviation is leaning on air freight and cargo to make up for the impact of lockdowns on conventional passenger air travel...

18 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

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

11 May 2021

Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levels

African airlines' cargo demand in March increased by 24.6% compared to the same month in 2019...

5 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

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

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

How to keep your cargo in perfect condition

With timeframes from order to delivery now measured in days or hours, customers have become accustomed to the "magic" of a fast turnaround with a sense of engagement as they track the progress of the shipment...

By Simon Nicholson 10 Mar 2021

SA's logistics industry battles to regain momentum amidst Covid-19

Overall maritime cargo for January 2021 was down 15% compared to the same time last year, and according to industry body the South African Association of Freight Forwarders, there will be no "quick fix" to the situation...

9 Mar 2021

Kwik expands services, becomes first full-stack last-mile delivery platform in Nigeria

By using the Kwik Delivery app, customers can request a delivery vehicle to track their shipment in real-time and benefit from many additional vehicles...

5 Mar 2021

FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality Workplace

FedEx Express has been recognised for most 'Gender Inclusive Workplace' at the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021...

3 Mar 2021






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