Increased duties on wheat imports

Increased duties on wheat imports

National Treasury has approved increased duties on wheat imports to protect local producers after United States prices of the grain dropped to the lowest in more than five years this month. The tariff increased by 78% to R911.20 a metric tonne – the highest since the...
SA Scores low in supply chain visibility

SA Scores low in supply chain visibility

Only a small minority of South African businesses can fully account for where their products and services have come from and go to, according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). In a new survey of 645 supply chain managers world-wide, 65% of...
Growth of African containerised cargo handling

Growth of African containerised cargo handling

Container shipping industry analysts have estimated overall African containerised cargo handling to have increased by 7.2% in 2014, as compared with an overall global growth rate of 5.4%. African port container volumes are forecast to continue to increase well above...
Ensign at the Sharks Breakfast 2015

Ensign at the Sharks Breakfast 2015

The Sharks 2015 ladies breakfast,hosted at Sibaya Casino was a huge success. Ensign Shipping & Logistics took a table again for this years event. The theme was “Fifty shades of Black and White.” Ensign Shipping & Logistics ladies took a few...
Proposed truck ban by transport minister

Proposed truck ban by transport minister

We found this article on FTW online. What are your comments. If this was implemented what would the repercussions be. The proposal by transport minister Elizabeth Dipuo Peters to ban trucks for six hours a day will not only clobber the road transport industry, it will...