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COVID-19 impact on the cold storage market

CBRE has undertaken a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the cold storage sector. This was completed by operators active in the sector, the purpose of which has been to identify the impact of the pandemic and how the industry has reacted. Impact on demand Whilst the majority of Europe has been in…

Time to launch TAMBO SPRINGS LOGISTICS GATEWAY – ‘Next Generation’ Inland Port, Gauteng

As a key role player in the industry, we thought it was time you received an update on the imminent launch of Tambo Springs. There is a lot of hype in the industry around logistics and inland port locations. Tambo Springs is currently the only location in SA that has all the necessary approvals to…

Coffee with the Editor interview – Ralph Mills

Coffee with the editor interview with newly appointed Transnet Engineering Chief Executive – Ralph Mills

Land logistics the best thing for Africa – US transport expert

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…

The Crucial Role Of Rail In Job Creation And Reshoring Manufacturing In Africa

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…

Transnet’s legacy: Good luck, Portia

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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