Tag: logistics

The South African logistics sector treads water during June

The South African logistics sector treads water during June

The logistics sector of South Africa recovered somewhat during the month of June, following two months of strain. The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) grew by 1.3% during June compared to May which represented a 5.0% improvement compared to a year ago, slightly up from May’s 4.7% year-on-year […]

Ctrack Transport and Freight Index shows further moderation

Ctrack Transport and Freight Index shows further moderation

In the aftermath of the heavy rains and floods that occurred in KwaZulu-Natal in mid-April, which caused a major disruption to the Port of Durban, the logistics sector of South Africa remains under pressure. The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index for May 2022 reported a decline of 1.1% compared to […]

KZN floods impact the trucking industry

KZN floods impact the trucking industry

Authorities in KwaZulu-Natal have requested that, where possible, all freight movements (trucks) towards the Port of Durban are suspended/withheld until the situation at the Port has improved. There are already long queues of trucks along the N3. The Marianhill plaza has a backlog of 10km all the way to Hammarsdale […]

Why 2022 could be a watershed year for logistics in Africa

Why 2022 could be a watershed year for logistics in Africa

Over the last two years, the logistics and supply chain industry has been subjected to the Covid-19 ‘stress test’. Grappling with the worst pandemic in modern history, border closures, and lockdowns, logistics heroes went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure critical shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE), […]

25 years in South Africa: Rhenus to extend its footprint

25 years in South Africa: Rhenus to extend its footprint

Leading global service provider Rhenus South Africa is celebrating 25 years of success in the South African logistics industry. It also has firm plans in place to increase its footprint across Africa. Over the years, Rhenus South Africa has experienced exceptional growth and development. The company has been on an […]

Supply chain gaps intensify warehouse demand

Supply chain gaps intensify warehouse demand

Scarcely one year since moving into its 16,152 square metre state-of-the-art warehousing facility in Durban, Rhenus South Africa is expanding its storage space and diversifying its warehouse operations. Its Durban warehouse space has grown by a massive 53 percent in just two years. Increased demand for warehouse space, as well […]

Looking for Women to Run with It – Female Entrepreneurs in  Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain and/or Warehousing/Operations

Looking for Women to Run with It – Female Entrepreneurs in Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain and/or Warehousing/Operations

Calling all female entrepreneurs! Nominations are open for women entrepreneurs for the “Run With It – Navigating a business through a crisis” Programme. This new initiative is fully funded and aimed at female micro business and SME entrepreneurs in the logistics, transport, supply chain and/or warehousing/operations industries. Successful applicants will […]

Forklift truck in warehouse or storage and shelves with cardboard boxes. 3d illustration

International Training Opportunity for Women Employed in Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Warehousing/Operations

The Commercial Transport Academy, a multi-accredited and internationally recognised academy with a focus on women upliftment, has secured funding from the US Agency for International Development (USAID – from the American People) to launch an exciting transport and logistics programme in South Africa for women in transport-related businesses. Women completing […]