Africa

Africa

21 Jan 2022
With Suez Canal transit tolls rising next month, Indian shippers — already dealing with elevated freight rates — are now seeing new canal-related surcharges on services to North Africa.
03 Dec 2021
Uncoordinated state measures imposed in response to the new COVID-19 variant are adding a new round of misery to the already overstretched global supply chain.
02 Dec 2021
Low-code digital platform Voyager Portal is focused on reducing complexity and cost in non-containerized global shipping operations.
26 Nov 2021
The highly profitable container market benefited all shipping lines this year, but for Pacific International Lines it has enabled the debt-stricken carrier to pull back from the brink of bankruptcy.
18 Nov 2021
While its rivals target acquisitions that fit an integrated end-to-end logistics strategy, Hapag-Lloyd has instead focused on expanding its core container shipping network.
15 Nov 2021
Maersk’s joint venture with Durban-based forwarder and terminal operator Grindrod — along with other recent purchases and partnerships — could be the start of a splurge of similar deals as a cash-rich Maersk strengthens its global logistics footprint.
13 Oct 2021
IATA has moved to standardize the handling procedures of lithium batteries as rising global demand raises concerns over misdeclarations or incorrectly handled shipments.
30 Sep 2021
Transport associations, unions, and other industry groups have made an urgent call to the United Nations to lift restrictions that limit the cross-border movement of supply chain workers.
27 Sep 2021
Consolidation on one end of the forwarding software market is creating openings on the other end, especially for systems that provide lightweight tools for small forwarders.
13 Sep 2021
Taking aim at a lack of proof-of-delivery certainty in global logistics, Clockwork Logistics Systems has received financial backing from a range of logistics-focused investors.
13 Sep 2021
Container shippers are increasingly switching to breakbulk solutions to move their cargo, pushing MPV/HL bookings into the fall and driving up rates.