South Africa on track to return ten rail corridors to service

21 July 2022. The South African government intends to return to service ten priority corridors that were identified for rehabilitation following the vandalism and the theft of rail infrastructure that took place during the Covid lockdown. Read more…


Are consumers willing to pay more for faster delivery?

30 May 2022. IWSR findings show that delivery speed is now a key battleground for online alcohol sales. Read more…


Logistical problems at Port of Cape Town continue

11 April 2022. Logistical challenges and bottlenecks continue at South Africa’s ports, specifically the Port of Cape Town, with the situation currently being exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Read more…


South African fruit, rotting in Cape Town Port, makes headlines

29 March 2022. No fruit can currently leave for the East from Cape Town. Read more…


South Africa’s ports need private investment to break inefficiency logjam

28 January 2022. Read more…


Cape Town congestion continues

5 January 2022. Confluence of strong winds, lack of equipment, inefficiencies at port. Read more…


Transnet Port Terminals handled 12% more export citrus this year after heavy infrastructure investment

30 September 2021. Recent discussions between Transnet and industry stakeholders are based on the desire to build a relationship of mutual trust with key stakeholders. Read more…


South Africa: CGA learns that state port authority is broke due to corruption

27 September 2021. It is a bleak note sounding from the Citrus Growers’ Association logistics development manager Mitchell Brooke in a hard hitting weekly newsletter in which he reveals that even they, despite their close cooperation with the state-owned ports authority Transnet, weren’t aware of how deep the rot goes. Read more…


Could South Africa’s logistics crisis derail the citrus sector’s stellar growth trajectory?

16 September 2021. In this opinion article, Nedbank head of agriculture John Hudson writes about how logistics constraints are hampering the growth of South Africa‘s citrus sector. Read more…


Pandemic has made shipping containers into hottest items globally

9 September 2021. Some 18 months into the Covid-19 pandemic, global shipping is still in crisis, with backlogs looming over the Christmas shopping period. Also, it’s clear that a return to normal for the market for steel shipping containers won’t happen any time soon. Read more…