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DHL introduces the next evolution in international shipping

DHL introduces the next evolution in international shipping

07/06/2018 - 12:25
DHL, the world’s leading international express delivery services provider, has unveiled MyDHL+, an industry-leading global shipping application that brings new levels of speed and simplicity to the often confusing and complicated cross-border shipping process.  read more
Cross-border e-commerce: Barriers and solutions

Cross-border e-commerce: Barriers and solutions

10/04/2018 - 10:29
It’s about the lifestyle you are selling, not your product.  read more
Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

21/11/2016 - 08:33
Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation to create a digital solution connecting shippers and transport operators seamlessly and enabling the efficient transportation of goods. read more
Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy

Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy

05/09/2016 - 09:31
Retailers are working to minimize the fallout from the bankruptcy of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh-largest ocean shipper by capacity, the National Retail Federation said Thursday. read more
Online home improvement retailer expands shipping infrastructure

Online home improvement retailer expands shipping infrastructure

24/06/2016 - 09:10
Without a store base to support any fulfillment, pure-play home improvement retailer Build.com lives and dies by efficient product shipping.  read more
Ghana voted Vice Chairman of African Shippers Council

Ghana voted Vice Chairman of African Shippers Council

01/11/2013 - 08:29
Ghana has been voted the Vice Chairman of the Union of African Shippers Council (UASC) for the first time in the history of the organisation. read more
Growth in ports sends Grindrod shares up

Growth in ports sends Grindrod shares up

11/03/2013 - 08:19
Grindrod shares rose to their highest level in more than four years yesterday as investors bet on earnings growth driven by diversification into ports and terminals. read more
Transnet to review port leases to favour disadvantaged

Transnet to review port leases to favour disadvantaged

05/07/2012 - 09:47
Transnet would no longer automatically renew leases for facilities used by established companies in the maritime sector at its ports. read more
Grindrod to retrench logistics staff

Grindrod to retrench logistics staff

25/06/2012 - 07:58
Grindrod, the logistics and shipping services company, has issued retrenchment notices to staff in its logistics business due to the underperformance of its trucking division. read more
Grindrod anticipates decline in earnings

Grindrod anticipates decline in earnings

05/06/2012 - 08:30
Shipping and freight services group Grindrod said on Wednesday that it expected its headline earnings per share to decline between 10% and 20% in the six months ended June 2012 compared with the same period a year earlier.  read more
SA to boost shipping with tax reform

SA to boost shipping with tax reform

14/05/2012 - 07:50
Johannesburg - South Africa has some of the busiest ports on the continent but no commercial ships, but officials hope a new tax regime may give it an entry into the multi-billion-dollar industry.  read more
Ocean carriers float plans for trans-Pacific freight rate hike

Ocean carriers float plans for trans-Pacific freight rate hike

15/02/2012 - 09:20
Ocean carriers are floating plans to increase import trans-Pacific freight rates by $800 per 40-foot container. read more
TNPA,UAL try to cut a deal

TNPA,UAL try to cut a deal

13/02/2012 - 08:15
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) scrambled this week to repair its damaged relationship with a Dutch-based shipping company – Universal Africa Lines (UAL) – which was poised to invest hundreds of millions of rand into transforming a section of the Saldanha Bay harbour and emerging industrial development zone (IDZ) into an oil and gas servicing hub. read more
Ships slow down and save, improve service

Ships slow down and save, improve service

06/02/2012 - 08:35
Cape Town – The Safmarine shipping line is in an industry that often sees the first signs of a struggling economy in the form of less freight being transported. read more
Safmarine moves in with Maersk

Safmarine moves in with Maersk

01/02/2012 - 08:19
The Safmarine shipping line – whose ships are a familiar sight entering and leaving Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth harbours – no longer has a separate corporate structure from the Danish Maersk line, whose owners, the AP Moller-Maersk group, bought it from Safren and Old Mutual in 1999. read more
Transnet ‘sinks plan’ for ship repair hub

Transnet ‘sinks plan’ for ship repair hub

30/01/2012 - 08:32
A multimillion-rand deal to build a supply base at Saldanha in the Western Cape hangs in the balance after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) changed the conditions for the shipping firm wishing to build it. read more
Cost of SA exports to rise on EU shipping tax

Cost of SA exports to rise on EU shipping tax

28/11/2011 - 08:22
Exports to the European Union (EU) are set to become more expensive when proposals to introduce a shipping tax next year are adopted by the bloc, trade policy analyst Peter Draper said yesterday. read more
Sekunjalo deal to speed up BEE in maritime sector

Sekunjalo deal to speed up BEE in maritime sector

25/11/2011 - 08:38
A consortium led by Sekunjalo has been awarded a five-year contract worth an estimated R1 billion by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.  read more
Bribery Act spells trouble for UK food exporters

Bribery Act spells trouble for UK food exporters

28/06/2011 - 11:39
A top lawyer has expressed concern that the UK's pending Bribery Act could lead to difficulties for food manufacturers exporting or producing abroad, especially to ‘high risk’ countries. read more
Piracy scourge ‘raises costs for shipping groups’

Piracy scourge ‘raises costs for shipping groups’

26/05/2011 - 07:50
ESCALATING piracy along the east coast of Africa was having a "material" effect on the costs of shipping companies operating in the region, according to Grindrod CEO Alan Olivier. read more