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From concrete slab to working crane

LIFTING equipment company Condra is to manage as a turnkey project the manufacture of a 70/5-ton electric overhead travelling factory crane and the construction...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

Best quarter ever for logistics sector

THE South African Logistics sector has just completed its strongest ever quarter of growth to date, according to the Ctrack Freight Transport Index. “As often...

PE tank farm closure to go ahead as work halts on replacement facility

THE decommissioning of the Port Elizabeth tank farm is to go ahead. That’s according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which said it...

Coega expends operations into Africa

THE Eastern Cape-based Coega Development Corporation {CDC), which operates the 9,003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), is extending its market offering beyond the South...

Telematics gives fleet control lift to logistics firm

LOGISTICS company Pindulo VDM wanted to increase the control they have over their fleet in an effort to improve driver performance, fleet safety and...

Supply chain body’s pledge to fight corruption

SOUTHERN Africa’s professional body for supply chain management, SAPICS, has affirmed its support of an industry-wide pledge to fight corruption in the supply chain...

Marine portfolio helps keep your vessel shipshape

WHEN a ship is at sea, outside support is a long way off and rough seas present extreme working conditions. Equipment reliability and flexibility...

Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

Good news at last for battered transport and freight sector

SOUTH Africa’s transport and freight volumes increased 20.6 percent in June compared to May across all sectors. That’s a welcome finding of the latest Ctrack...

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SOPA – good news for auto industry but ‘thin on detail’

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By Paul Makube IN just over a month’s time, farmers will be preparing themselves for the onset of the winter crop planting season. Farmers planted...

Awards to showcase Covid-resilient EC exporters

ENTRIES have opened for the annual Exporter of the Year Awards and this year the focus will be on showcasing exporters’ achievements despite the...