Month: Dec 2020

Meeting held to address upsurge in CIT robberies in Gauteng

Meeting held to address upsurge in CIT robberies in Gauteng

Gauteng Police Commissioner meets with cash-in-transit industry partners to urgently address the upsurge in CIT incidents in the province The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela together with his Deputy responsible for Policing, Major General Tommy Mthombeni and the Provincial Head of the Directorate for […]

Beitbridge ‘Lessons Learned’ Critical to AfCFTA

Beitbridge ‘Lessons Learned’ Critical to AfCFTA

Transport and freight bodies are calling on Government for a PPP (Public Private Partnership) to prevent future disasters similar to the chaos taking place at the Beitbridge border post on the Zimbabwe border. The call comes from the Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA) and the […]

Chaos at Beitbridge Border Post could have been Avoided

Chaos at Beitbridge Border Post could have been Avoided

The delays at the Beitbridge border post over recent weeks, which resulted in the deaths of four truck drivers, a female bus passenger, as well as numerous cases of drivers collapsing from the heat and lack of water, should never happen again. And although queues at the border post have […]

Blockage at Beitbridge Border Post an Imminent Time Bomb For The Region

Blockage at Beitbridge Border Post an Imminent Time Bomb For The Region

The Transport and Freight Forwarding industries are calling for urgent intervention at the Beitbridge border post where a humanitarian disaster is unfolding, at the same time creating a potential COVID-19 catastrophe which also threatens a cholera outbreak. Mike Fitzmaurice, the Chief Executive Officer of FERSATA (Federation Eastern and Southern Africa […]

Truck Drivers not at Fault for Crisis at Beitbridge

Truck Drivers not at Fault for Crisis at Beitbridge

The Road Freight Association (RFA) and the Technical Service Provider Association (TSPA) reject the assertion made by the Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi that the truckers arriving at the border without the correct documentation are the reason for the current catastrophe at the Beitbridge border post. Louise Wiggett, Spokesperson for […]

Head-on collision between a truck and vehicle on the N3

Head-on collision between a truck and vehicle on the N3

Emer-G-Med responded to a head-on collision on the N3 North 15 km past Warden. One patient with moderate injuries was transported by EMS. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations and assistance. Head-on collision between a truck and vehicle on the N3 https://t.co/Yew3Y2qVct#ArriveAlive @EMER_G_MED @TruckAndFreight pic.twitter.com/SIsfQVVq9U — Arrive […]

PepsiCo contract grows Imperial footprint in Europe

PepsiCo contract grows Imperial footprint in Europe

Imperial Germany has been awarded the contract to store leading brands for major soft drinks manufacturer PepsiCo. From January 2021, Imperial will open and operate a dedicated 15,000 square metre regional distribution centre in Sülzetal near Magdeburg, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The facility will receive and store palletised stocks of PepsiCo’s […]