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Africa gearing up

by David on January 16, 2014

While South Africa tops the list for having the most developed transport and logistics sector in Sub-Saharan Africa placing it on a par with some of the world’s industrialised countries, logistics companies are looking to the rest of Africa for investment opportunities. South Africa is also regarded the best performer in Africa when it comes to […]

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Operating in the DRC

by David on January 16, 2014

Concargo has agents and associate offices in all SADC countries and beyond. Concargo Global Logistics is the only African company to be a member of the Heavy Lift Group www.theheavyliftgroup.com , which has access to equipment and services of companies beyond the continental borders. The Heavy Lift Group is an international group of specialized heavy transport companies which combine their […]

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Knowledge at Wharton | January 24, 2011 Building on the foundation of the well-known BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — a new set of up-and-coming emerging markets is gaining attention. The so-called “CIVETS” countries — Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa — are now touted as hot markets because they have […]

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On 1 May 2011, Zambia will officially implement a Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVOC) to Standards Programme, which will see the majority of imports into the country having to be inspected prior to arriving in the country.  Bureau Veritas has been appointed by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) Authorities to implement the PVOC Programme […]

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South African truckers set to strike

by David on February 3, 2011

Damian Brett | Tue, 25 Jan 2011 Action could bring country’s supply chain to a halt The South African supply chain is braced for strike action by truck drivers, as their unions meet to discuss wage negotiations with employers. Four leading drivers’ unions are holding meetings with their members this week to discuss wage demands […]

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Global Pacific & Partners’ 5th Africa Economic Forum 2011 taking place on 8-9th March, Cape Town, follows our in-depth 2nd Sub-Saharan Africa: Business Briefing (by Dr Duncan Clarke, a leading strategist on Africa) held on Monday 7th March 2011. Over 50 leading Speakers (with Exhibition) are confirmed to make Presentations to in this intensive, content-rich […]

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Petrol price up on Wednesday

by David on January 31, 2011

The petrol price will rise by 26 cents a litre across all grades next Wednesday. The Energy Department announced on Friday that the petrol price would rise to R8.99 a litre in Gauteng and R8.75 in the coast.

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The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has concluded an historic loan agreement of US$ 262 million with the Zambian Road Development Fund Agency (RDFA) for the rehabilitation of five priority roads, three of which form part of the Trans African Highways (TAH) route running from Cape Town to the DRC’s Katanga Province and onwards […]

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10TH INTERMODAL AFRICA 2012

by David on October 6, 2010

FROM: Thursday, 20 September 2012 TO: Friday, 21 September 2012 LOCATION: Durban, South Africa CONTACT: Transport Events Management Limited WEB SITE: http://www.transportevents.com EMAIL: enquiries@transportevents.com PHONE: +60 87 426 022 FAX: +60 87 426 223

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8TH INTERMODAL AFRICA 2010

by David on October 5, 2010

FROM: Thursday, 28 October 2010 TO: Friday, 29 October 2010 LOCATION: Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa DESCRIPTION: Intermodal Africa is the largest Ports, Shipping and Logistics Exhibition and Conference event on the African continent – now in its 8th successful year! The 8th Intermodal Africa 2010 is honored to be hosted by Transnet […]

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