Africa

Africa

23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
22 Sep 2020
As COVID-19 hamstrings the capital projects outlook, engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance company (EPC) Fluor is pivoting to leveraging its supply chain buying power, know-how, and network for external clients.
08 Sep 2020
Intense preparations are underway among logistics and air transport providers to ensure a coronavirus vaccine can be distributed around the world as soon as it is available.
27 Aug 2020
Research into finding a zero-carbon fuel capable of powering international shipping has continued even as navigating the COVID-19 pandemic consumed much of the industry’s attention in 2020.
31 Jul 2020
Container carrier ONE said an increase in COVID-19 infections in South Africa has also disrupted port operations in Durban, causing vessel delays to ships operating on its South Africa Central service.
17 Jun 2020
The importance of being able to speed up or slow down container shipments was driven home during the coronavirus disruption, but the option is likely to grow in importance for shippers.
28 Feb 2020
Multipurpose carrier G2 Ocean is expanding in Africa and Asia to support the joint venture company’s quest to double project cargo’s contribution to annual revenues.
09 Jan 2020
A secret shopper study of top forwarders by an equipment marketplace provider finds that most are uninterested in providing shipper-owned container options to small or unknown shipper customers.
16 Dec 2019
Two of the world’s top three container shipping companies are positive biofuel can be provided in sufficient quantities to help power the global fleet, but one carrier remains doubtful.
09 Dec 2019
This month marks three years since Maersk unveiled its integrated container logistics strategy, but there is still some way to go before the carrier offers an effective end-to-end product.
30 Oct 2019
Shipping and its supply chain is facing a series of trade and environmental trends that will require a new approach from all parties, says UNCTAD.