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Imperial Sasfin Logistics wins Nando's contract
Imperial Sasfin Logistics wins Nando's contract

Imperial Sasfin Logistics has been awarded a 4PL (fourth party logistics services) contract to supply Nando's bastings, sauces, spices, marinades and packaging to Nando's restaurants and licensed markets in 14 countries.

2 days ago

Serco moves into Port Elizabeth
Serco moves into Port Elizabeth

Serco has officially opened a Port Elizabeth branch with offices and a workshop situated at 9 Aldo Park in Greenbushes.

2 days ago

2017 motor dealer labour rate report
2017 motor dealer labour rate report

Lightstone Consumer has conducted an independent study among the dealerships of all major automotive manufacturers in South Africa to determine the current labour rates charged at dealership level.

3 days ago

Qantas reveals names for its Dreamliner fleet
Qantas reveals names for its Dreamliner fleet

Qantas has revealed the names for its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of the aircraft.

3 days ago

10 benefits of using drones for business
10 benefits of using drones for business

With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11bn and $13bn by 2020, organisations across all verticals stand to gain by harnessing the new capabilities unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) deliver.

3 days ago

Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title
Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title

Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France.

21 Jun 2017

PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid
PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid

The cargo on board a ship arrested in the Port Elizabeth harbour will remain in South Africa pending further legal action to determine its rightful ownership.

20 Jun 2017

High-tech diamond mining vessel starts operations
High-tech diamond mining vessel starts operations

Debmarine's newest - and biggest - diamond mining vessel, SS Nujoma, has started operations after being commissioned in Walvis Bay last week.

20 Jun 2017

BAIC SA Plant artist impression, a R11bn investment in the Coega SEZ and the biggest single automotive investment in Africa in 40 years.
Eastern Cape auto industry enters new era

The decision by Japanese auto assembler Isuzu to buy the General Motors assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and invest in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro is part of a trend in which companies from the East are increasing their presence in Africa, while Western trading partners appear to be holding back.

By Dr Ayanda Vilakazi 20 Jun 2017

Public protector to probe death-trap taxis
Public protector to probe death-trap taxis

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has teamed up with the Special Investigating Unit on an investigation into the illegal conversion of panel vans so that they can be sold as minibus taxis to unsuspecting taxi owners.

By Sipho Mabena 19 Jun 2017

Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central
Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central

In order to improve access into, out of and around Sandton Central, three new bridges are to be built.

19 Jun 2017

SA Express plunges into the red, liquidity and solvency at risk
SA Express plunges into the red, liquidity and solvency at risk

Struggling state-owned regional airline South African Express made an unaudited R234m loss in the 2016-17 financial year, compared with a R16.9m profit in the previous year.

19 Jun 2017

Export orders, container shipping on the rise
Export orders, container shipping on the rise

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017. Recognising the uncertainty on economic and policy developments, the WTO has still forecasted overall expansion in global trade.

19 Jun 2017