The Chamber will be hosting the 4th annual meeting with the Diplomatic Corps / Consular Corps. This very popular event provides business with a unique opportunity to meet, network, promote import / export and initiate joint ventures with the Diplomatic Corps / Consular Corps / Trade officers. There will also be an opportunity for one-on-one […]
The local and regional economy is based on global trade and depends on fast, reliable delivery of goods and thus the inefficient and unreliable freight system on commodity flows are far-reaching.
Cape Town – Wage talks to end a strike by more than 20 000 truck drivers have collapsed after unions rejected the employers’ offer of an 18 percent pay rise offer over three years, the Road Freight Employers’ Association said on Thursday. “This [Thursday] afternoon, the unions responded that once again they do not accept […]
The truck drivers’ strike in South Africa is severely affecting the prices of goods originating from that country. Particularly hard hit by the industrial action is Nambia’s fresh produce retailer, Fruit & Veg, which imports most of its fruit and some of its vegetables from South Africa. This is amid reports that there are a […]
South Africa must be brought to a standstill should striking truck drivers’ demands of a 12% wage increase not be met, Cosatu’s Gauteng provincial secretary, Dumisani Dakile, said yesterday. JOHANNESBURG – He said this during a march by just over a thousand striking workers, mostly affiliated to Cosatu, from Beyers Naude Square to the offices […]