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Sustainability beyond the "Factory door"

Sustainable business practices are no longer a nice to have, but a vital component of strategy that drives organisational longevity, market share and bottom-line performance...

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Implementing the AfCFTA: When and How? 


By Gerhard Erasmus, a founder of tralac and Professor Emeritus (Law Faculty), University of Stellenbosch. The implementation of international agreements is about achieving the objectives agreed upon.

How to export around the clock


Global interconnectivity, access to diverse supply chains, and new technology have transformed today’s entrepreneurial landscape, and the spirit of creativity and innovation continue to drive the growth of SMEs across Africa, and around the world.

Infrastructure Africa Business Forum to provide solutions for Africa’s socio-economic challenges 


The impact of Africa’s current economic status and future growth potential on infrastructure development will be deliberated during the 7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum (IABF) at the Sandton Convention Centre on 9 and 10 October

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African companies could free up R33,5 billion in working capital


If suppliers were to offer African companies payment terms of 30 days after delivery of goods and services, rather than demand payment in cash in advance, this could release more than USD 33,5bn of additional working capital to be put to more productive use in 2018, according to Euler Hermes.

Opposing views on sustainable road infrastructure funding 


A fascinating discussion on sustainable road infrastructure funding in South Africa took place on day one of the four-day Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), held in Pretoria in July.

FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand in 2018


The release of the annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey, as conducted by the independent market research firm, Lightstone, has FAW as the most improved commercial vehicle brand for 2018.

Safeguarding the bottom line through FMX


Managing a forklift fleet is a huge challenge, to say the least, but the incorporation of a fleet management system can make the entire process very simple and efficient. With that in mind, GLTC offers its FMX fleet management system to help its customers improve efficiency and protect their bottom line.

CEVA Logistics South Africa launches robust transport management system


CEVA Logistics South Africa has announced the launch of its new Transport Management System (TMS) that combines transport execution and transport management services to its CEVA Ground division, nationally and into Africa

The Cold Chain Challenge 


Maintaining temperature control is the most critical factor in assuring successful transport of fruits and vegetables, so consumers can enjoy fresh produce at its top condition, flavor and nutritional value.