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

February 19, 2021

Transport pricing: private sector safe – for now

Transport pricing: private sector safe – for now February 19, 2021 What does the Economic Regulation of Transport Bill 2018 mean to transport operators?...

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February 5, 2021

The changing landscape of managing risk

The changing landscape of managing risk February 5, 2021 Strategies that manage both daily and exceptional risks along the supply chain have changed. Companies...

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December 17, 2020

Freight companies concerned about highway upgrades

Freight companies concerned about highway upgrades December 16, 2020 The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) has announced an upgrade of the N2 on...

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November 18, 2020

Beware of liability for theft by an employee!

Beware of liability for theft by an employee! November 13, 2020 When is an employer liable to a customer for theft of goods by...

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October 20, 2020

Border Management Authority: Consolidation or complication?

Border Management Authority: Consolidation or complication? October 20, 2020 Given our desperate need to grow the economy, it is hoped that the Border Management...

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September 21, 2020

Ensure you are covered!

Ensure you are covered! September 21, 2020 In the freight-forwarding and logistics industry, it is common for high-value cargo to be placed in the...

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August 15, 2020

A lien you can lean on

A lien you can lean on August 15, 2020 Clauses contained in standard trading terms can provide a level of protection for a freight...

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July 10, 2020

Testing times at South African ports thanks to Covid-19

Testing times at South African ports thanks to Covid-19 July 10, 2020 The Covid-19 lockdown regulations have found freight forwarding companies in South Africa...

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May 28, 2020

COVID-19: Does your insurance cover your risk?

At the time of writing, as the national lockdown moves into Stage 4, fortunately the government has realised that without transport there is absolutely...

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March 30, 2020

Risk management in the era of Covid-19

The world is currently dominated by concerns around COVID-19, the effects of which will continue to be felt for some time. From a risk...

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March 9, 2020

Cyber risk and supply chains

New threats and more sophisticated cyber attacks will leave supply chains more vulnerable than ever, unless a comprehensive cyber risk management system is place...

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February 20, 2020

The high cube container conundrum

Will South Africa’s Department of Transport lift its moratorium regarding the transportation of high cube containers? If so, what liability insurance implications does that...

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