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Emirates SkyCargo named winner of DHL Carrier Award

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has been named the winner of the DHL Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence - for its pharmaceutical shipment solution, SkyPharma - which was presented at the 17th Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Conference, organised by DHL in Singapore....

30 Jun 2017

Swiss celebrates 15 years of flights between JHB and Zurich

It has been 15 years since Swiss International Air Lines first introduced its flight between Johannesburg and Zurich on 1 April 2002. Since then, Lufthansa Group subsidiary has introduced daily flights between the cities in its Airbus A340-300. Johannesburg is still one of the key components in...

22 Jun 2017

Skytrax survey indicates that passengers favour Lufthansa in Europe

Participants in the annual Skytrax survey named Lufthansa as the best airline in Europe. The announcement was made at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. Lufthansa was also named best airline in Western Europe as well as best first class lounge dining but missed out on the best airline staff...

22 Jun 2017

Fastjet introduces more flights between Zim and SA

From the start of July, Fastjet will introduce more flights between Johannesburg and Harare. Fastjet will also offer a fifth weekly flight on Mondays between 17 July and 11 September on its route between Harare and Victoria Falls.

21 Jun 2017

In case of an emergency, scroll Airbnb

Following the severe weather conditions that resulted in floods and runaway fires in the Western Cape, Airbnb has introduced a function that will help accommodate and house people who have affected by natural disasters in the province. The response tool provides urgent housing to those affected by...

12 Jun 2017

Cartrip provides added benefits for members, free of charge

Cartrip has decided to waive its fees and now provides its services free of charge. These services include management of the platform, banking fees, SMS and email fees, transaction management, moderation service, member support, web hosting, bandwidth, mobile applications, web development and data...

2 Jun 2017

New investment in the Eastern Cape inspires confidence

The development of the R40m Fort Gale Motors service station and Fort Gale Junction shopping centre was launched on 25 May 2017. Caltex Eastern Cape Marketer chief executive Clive Berlyn has dubbed the complex as a key part of business strategy investment as it represents a vote of confidence in...

31 May 2017

New senior structure announced for Etihad Aviation Group

The Etihad Aviation Group Board of Directors has announced that James Hogan, current president and chief executive officer, will step down from the company in the second half of this year. Hogan will, with Etihad Aviation Group CFO, James Rigney, who will also leave the company later this year, join...

25 Jan 2017

Kale Logistics named Technology Provider of the Year for CODEX

IT solution provider in the logistics and airport sectors, Kale Logistics was named the Technology Provider of the Year 2016 at the Samudra Manthan Awards. The awards are held by Bhandarkar Shipping News. Kale received the award for its digital platform, CODEX which is India's first container...

20 Dec 2016

Freightmax wins 2016 Responsible Care® Haulier Award at 78th CAIA AGM

At its 78th annual general meeting held in Johannesburg, the Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) presented Freightmax, the group company of Imperial Logistics, with the Responsible Care® Haulier Award. The award acknowledges those companies in the chemical sector that made...

13 Dec 2016

SGD recognised for export at the SA Premier Business Awards

At the fourth annual SA Premier Business Awards held in Johannesburg, Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) was honoured with the Exporter Award. The awards, organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) along with partners, Proudly South Africa and Brand South Africa, recognises excellence in the...

8 Dec 2016

Ethiopian is airline of the year for fifth time

During the African Airlines Association's 48th annual general assembly, which was held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Airlines was bestowed with the Airline of the Year Award for the fifth consecutive year. The awards are held to acknowledge the service delivery, innovation and...

29 Nov 2016

Top recognition for Emirates SkyCargo

The freight division of Emirates, Emirates SkyCargo, has been named Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the 20th Global Freight Awards ceremony held in London. Supported by the 164-year-old freight publication Lloyd's Loading list, The Global Freight Awards recognises and rewards innovation and...

14 Nov 2016

Individual efforts rewarded at 2016 ILC3 Awards

Ninety entries were received for this year's annual Imperial Logistics customer care awards. The awards recognise the efforts of individuals who have strived to improve customer relationships and drive competition. This year's customer care champion was Sarah Krüger of Imperial Health Sciences to...

8 Nov 2016

Ethiopian Airlines wins at Payload Asia Awards

Ethiopian Airlines received the rising star carrier of the year award for the second consecutive year at the fifth Payload Asia Awards 2016 held in Hong Kong in September. Ethiopian won in the industry choice awards in which 90 nominees competed with more than 31,500 online votes cast in 20...

13 Oct 2016

Ideagen PLC wins accounts worth £1.2m

Information management software provider, Ideagen PLC announced that it won three accounts worth a combined total of £1.2 million in the past month. The new clients include Canadian airline, Air Transat, Dutch airline, KLM, as well as British health care provider, Medway NHS Trust. Air Transat...

13 Oct 2016

MiWay Business Insurance launches vehicle tracking

MiWay Business Insurance has announced its collaboration with Ctrack to supply fleet management solutions to their HCV (heavy commercial vehicle) clients. With effect from August 2016, MiWay Business Insurance is adding value to its commercial vehicle insurance products by installing Ctrack devices...

4 Aug 2016

Turkish Airlines US flights back to normal

Turkish Airlines Media Relations Office has announced that the FAA has removed the recent order that all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country. Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish...

19 Jul 2016

Turkish Airlines recognised as Best Airline in Europe

For the sixth consecutive year, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the Best Airline in Europe in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Skytrax is the most respected global airline passenger survey organisation in the industry, its World Airline Awards described as "the Oscars of the aviation...

15 Jul 2016

Face of Lufthansa announced

South African media personality, Jo-Anne Strauss, has been nominated by Lufthansa German Airlines as the Face of Lufthansa South Africa. Previously, Strauss was elected Miss South Africa and served as a UNICEF advocate for international children's rights.

28 Apr 2016

Pick n Pay expecting full-year Heps up 20%-30%

Retailer Pick n Pay said on Monday headline earnings per share (Heps) for the 52 weeks to end-February are expected to rise between 20% and 30% compared to the prior year. The results are set to be released on 26 April.

12 Apr 2016

Imperial innovator takes top honour

Benjamin Engelbrecht, Imperial Cargo auto electrician, recently took top honours in Imperial Logistics' Innovation Fund initiative, winning R50,000 first prize. His brilliant Imperial Innovation Fund idea was for a new and improved female trailer plug that will prevent the electric loom from...

31 Mar 2016

Volvo Trucks are the official supplier to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team

Volvo Trucks was recently announced as an official supplier of trucks and haulage to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The partnership will see McLaren-Honda take delivery of a brand new fleet of 24 state-of-the-art Volvo FH Series trucks for the duration of the four-year agreement to provide...

4 Mar 2016

Arrow Electronics tops Fortune's Most Admired Companies list

Arrow Electronics has been named to Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the 16th consecutive year. Arrow Altech again topped the list in the "Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment" category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts. Fortune's...

3 Mar 2016

German retail sales higher in January: data

FRANKFURT - German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, rose in January, suggesting consumer sentiment in Europe's top economy remains robust, official data showed on Monday... Retailers' sales expanded by 0.7 percent in January compared with December, the federal...

1 Mar 2016

Inga Gubeka awarded bespoke Glenfiddich variant

Glenfiddich recently held a private ceremony to honour Glenfiddich maverick, Inga Gubeka with his own bespoke variant. As the Glenfiddich maverick, Inga was awarded with the rare honour of bottling and naming his own variant of Glenfiddich whisky valued at R80,000. His bespoke variant was presented...

23 Feb 2016

Income from food and beverages up 7.7% in 2015

Measured in nominal terms (current prices), total income generated by the food and beverages industry increased 7.7% in 2015 compared with 2014, Stats SA said on Monday. In December 2015, total income increased 8.4% year on year. Positive annual growth rates were recorded for bar sales (9.6%) and...

23 Feb 2016

Wholesale trade sales up 0.6% y/y in December

Measured in real terms (constant 2012 prices), wholesale trade sales increased 0.6%% year on year in December 2015, Statistics SA data showed on Thursday. Wholesale trade sales increased 2% in 2015 compared with 2014. Seasonally adjusted wholesale trade sales increased 0.2% in December 2015...

19 Feb 2016

Webafrica adds e-commerce option

Webafrica has partnered with payment gateway, PayFast, to offer an e-commerce option to users of its DIY Website Builder. This will help small business owners to sell their products and services online. Customers using Webafrica's DIY Website Builder can enable e-commerce by simply dragging the...

17 Feb 2016

HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award

The PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for 2015 was awarded to Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers (HCV) for the second year in a row. HCV won in the category for Commercial Vehicles underwriting managers (UMAs). HCV is a heavy, medium and light commercial vehicle UMA that offers...

16 Feb 2016

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