Gauteng’s clogged arteries hamper export growth
Tambo Springs Development offers some respite
The supply chain in and out of the country’s main trade of Gauteng is growing old and creaky – with this year’s Transnet strike highlighting just how quickly this artery gets blocked up.
When the railways ground to a three-week halt as Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) workers downed tools along with those from all the other subsidiaries of the parastatal transport group, the City Deep inland harbour was soon clogged up with full and empty boxes.
Read the full extract from Freight & Trading Weekly September 2010