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

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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February 20, 2020

Blockchains and competition law

Transporters developing or using blockchain technology in South Africa must ensure that they do not breach competition law and do not create platforms for...

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December 3, 2019

Matching insurance cover to the logistics chain

Careful analysis of contractual obligations is an important part of ensuring that proper insurance cover is in place when goods are moved through the...

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November 8, 2019

Who is liable when cargo causes damage?

Since cargo owners can be held responsible for the potential of damage or loss that their goods could cause while in transit, they are...

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October 3, 2019

Incoterms 2020: A mix of cosmetic and substantive changes

The main differences between the International Chambers of Commerce Incoterms published last month and those stipulated in the previous edition relate to levels of...

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September 4, 2019

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Legal risk management is critical

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with it some operational risks in the supply chain. What about the legal risks that result? We all know...

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July 2, 2019

Corridors of prosperity

Andrew Robinson and Malcolm Hartwell, of Norton-Rose Fulbright, discuss whether, for trans-border transport corridors to work effectively, there needs to be uninterrupted movement of...

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June 5, 2019

Free trade and flourishing economies?

A continent-wide free trade area for Africa can only be a good thing – if the governments of the continent can focus on the...

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May 9, 2019

Risk management in supply chain

The landscape for managing risk has changed. Following the 2008 financial crisis, people no longer have the same amount of trust in companies Being...

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April 11, 2019

Free trade and dispute resolution

If the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement enters into force later this year, it will give member states a mechanism to resolve...

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