Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

February 4, 2021

Changing catalysts

Changing catalysts February 4, 2021 Border post protocols have always been a problem; Covid-19 has really just highlighted those with tragic consequences. This scenario...

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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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December 17, 2020

Anarchy and control in commercial road transport

Anarchy and control in commercial road transport December 16, 2020 It hasn’t been a good year for road transport in southern Africa, writes NICK...

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December 16, 2020

What a LOUSY year

What a LOUSY year December 16, 2020 Anyone who knows me will tell you this: I always try to remain positive. I’m a glass-half-full...

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November 18, 2020

All roads lead to Kazangula – or do they?

All roads lead to Kazangula – or do they? November 13, 2020 With the opening of the new Kazangula bridge between Botswana and Zambia...

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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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November 18, 2020

Truckers vs SANCATDRA: it’s a war!

Truckers vs SANCATDRA: it’s a war! November 17, 2020 An organisation called the South African National Cargo Transport Drivers Association (SANCATDRA) appears to be...

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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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October 20, 2020

Can regional trade recover post-Covid?

Can regional trade recover post-Covid? October 20, 2020 There is much that needs to be done to facilitate smooth regional trade post-Covid The African...

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October 20, 2020

Border posts in southern Africa: costly chaos

Border posts in southern Africa: costly chaos October 20, 2020 Border posts in this region have never been renowned for efficiency, to be honest....

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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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September 21, 2020

Obstacles and solutions for regional trade

Obstacles and solutions for regional trade September 21, 2020 The current method of moving goods in intraregional and interregional trade in the East and...

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