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

July 19, 2021

The hazchem game gets new rules

The hazchem game gets new rules July 16, 2021 Are you involved in the transportation of hazardous chemicals? New legislation has been published, and...

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May 14, 2021

Unpacking multi-modal carriage contracts

Unpacking multi-modal carriage contracts May 14, 2021 Moving goods about the place can be a complicated business. Freight operators, warehousemen, road hauliers and cargo...

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April 20, 2021

Beware the cost of delay

Beware the cost of delay April 20, 2021 In what must be one of the big stories of 2021, the Suez Canal was recently...

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March 22, 2021

Many a slip

Many a slip March 22, 2021 How often have we heard the request from cargo interests for insurance that “covers all risks” on a...

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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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