18 May 2020 – by Liesl Venter – Logistics gateways and transportation corridors are by far the best formula for success in Africa. This is according to American-based transport and logistics specialist Franco Eleuteri who says that intermodal rail can provide the backbone of a plan focused on economic development on the continent. Eleuteri told…

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In order to create jobs, one has to achieve a competitive environment, part of the formula for this competitive environment is intermodal rail. So why is sub-equatorial Africa not getting this right? The world has changed drastically in so many ways, in term of globalisation and international competition – and we are handicapped by a…

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Transnet CEO Portia Derby

Transnet’s legendary inefficiency and high-handed attitude have cost the economy dearly. The new CEO seems determined to drag the monopoly into the 21st century. Her success, or lack of it, will help or hinder South Africa’s economic recovery. Transnet group CEO Portia Derby has made important appointments to the top management rungs at the state-owned…

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Johannesburg: 05 June 2019 – Transnet SOC Ltd and Southern Palace Joint Venture Consortium today announced a historic public and private sector partnership for a twenty-year concession for the construction of the Tambo Springs Intermodal Terminal in Gauteng. Southern Palace Joint Venture Consortium has been awarded the concession by Transnet for the design, financing, construction,…

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It is not about pouring concrete and spending, it is a war of efficiency, Transnet group executive of new business growth and diversification Herbert Msagala told a select special interest group convened at the Transport Forum, in Durban, on Thursday. In what he ultimately labelled an “honest and robust” discussion, Transnet executives and management revealed…

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