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Driving Africa

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

May 28, 2020

Can one stop border posts work? Part two

We take a look at what needs to be done in order to fix the inefficient border posts in the southern African region. In...

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March 30, 2020

One Stop Border Posts: can they work?

Beitbridge is set to follow in Chirundu’s footsteps as a One Stop Border Post if relevant changes are not implemented In a recent media...

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March 16, 2020

Future challenges for road freight management

With so many challenges currently facing the road freight industry, control and regulation standards are paramount The road freight sector in most of eastern...

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February 20, 2020

Fesarta Transist begins to gain traction

Fesarta’s Transist Bureau has been designed to help transport operators resolve problems on routes across southern Africa     The newly formed Fesarta Transist...

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February 6, 2020

Fighting transport crime

In an effort to reduce transport crime, Fesarta has partnered with a forensic investigator who specialises in truck hijacking, cargo theft and diesel scams...

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December 3, 2019

Mayhem at the border

Southern Africa’s cross-border transport companies face a tough task – overcoming the violence, corruption and long delays at customs’ posts that have forced some...

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November 8, 2019

Border-post procedures in need of an overhaul

Border crossings in southern Africa are fraught with disaster – and South Africa is not immune to the probability of falling victim to high-risk...

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October 3, 2019

Truck chaos continues

In the run up to Transport Month, attacks on truck drivers and vehicles in South Africa remained widespread, coinciding with a spate of in...

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September 4, 2019

AfCFTA: will it succeed or fail?

When it comes to implementing agreements in Africa, numerous challenges need to be overcome The recently launched Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is...

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August 7, 2019

Reducing cross-border transit risks

While cross-border freight-transit risks need to be effectively managed, costs associated with lengthy delays at customs points need to be reduced. Fesarta has identified...

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August 7, 2019

Potential boon for logistics companies

Cryptocurrencies and the freedom of trade embraced by the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) offer enormous potential for growth in the logistics...

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July 2, 2019

Government fiddles while trucks burn

FESARTA endorses a suggestion by the Road Freight Association (RFA) that perhaps South Africa needs a few “NO TRUCK DAYS” to bring home to...

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