New customs legislation unlikely before 2017

New customs legislation unlikely before 2017

Customs experts commenting on the country’s impending new legislation say the process has come to a near standstill with no word as to when the next set of rules will be made available or when feedback will be received on the last comments made. Comments on the rules...
Cheer up, the worst is yet to come

Cheer up, the worst is yet to come

Given South Africa’s current economic scenario, there is no viable catalyst that can lift the country’s medium-term growth prospects out of the moribund 2% that appears to be in the offing. That’s the view of Luke Doig, senior economist at Credit  Guarantee Insurance...
Transnet launches carbon calculator app

Transnet launches carbon calculator app

SA’s state-owned freight transport and logistics company, Transnet, has announced that it has developed an innovative new carbon calculator app in conjunction with the Johannesburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), based at Wits University. The app will allow...
Big data trend takes strong hold in manufacturing

Big data trend takes strong hold in manufacturing

Although ‘big data’ is still a relatively new term within the port and terminal industry, US-based business magazine Forbes reported  that 87% of enterprises believed that big data would redefine the competitive landscape in the next three years, with as many as 89%...
Climate change could cost marine insurance industry millions

Climate change could cost marine insurance industry millions

While weather-related losses are nothing new to the marine insurance industry, climate change has emerged as a new threat that could potentially cost the industry millions. “Climate change is one of the most important risks facing the marine insurance industry today,”...
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