Kalmar introduces sustainable port equipment

Kalmar machines

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, introduces a range of new sustainability options for its eco-efficient electric reachstacker at the TOC Europe conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. More specifically, Kalmar customers have the option of having their electric reachstacker constructed with 47% SSAB Zero™ steel, which is made from recycled steel and produced using fossil-free electricity and […]

Colgate-Palmolive improves fulfillment process with Aera’s cloud platform


Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Colgate-Palmolive Company implemented Aera Technology’s Decision Cloud platform to optimize stock deployment across its fulfillment network of Hill’s Pet Nutrition plants, mixing and distribution centers, according to the technology company’s June 6 release. Aera’s software is currently […]

KwaZulu-Natal nut exports grow | Freight News


Farmers on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast are switching from banana crops to planting macadamia nuts to meet rising local and export demand on the back of a growing global macadamia industry. International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) research on macadamia nuts show that between 2012 and 2022, global tree nut production grew at an […]

Crane falls onto bulk carrier in Türkiye

Osprey S crane accident

Following a floating dock accident that resulted in one crane falling on the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Osprey S, a ship repair yard in Türkiye has been out of operation. The incident occurred at the Çındemir Shipyard in Tuzla, while the 30,600 dwt ship was undergoing repair work. According to Maritime Bulletin, the dock tilted for an […]

Prohibited and Restricted Imports and Exports List: Other Engines

On 09 June 2023, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced an update of the Prohibited and Restricted Imports and Exports List, and that goods classifiable under tariff subheading 8408.90.65 were no longer restricted. The details of the tariff subheading are: SECTION XVI: MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, […]

Deliveries keep getting faster. Will it last?


Listen to the article 5 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Deliveries continue to get faster, but further improvements will be hard to realize in an era of shifting consumer preferences and cost mitigation among shippers. In April, the time between a customer placing an order and final […]

SA skirts technical recession but economic outlook still gloomy


South Africa may have escaped a technical recession for now and had some reprieve from Stage 4 to 6 load-shedding over the past few days, but business confidence is low, and the economic outlook remains bleak. This is according to the latest Bureau for Economic Research’s Weekly Review released on Monday, which noted that the rand […]

DSV introduces internal carbon fee to fund new sustainability projects

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DSV, a global transport and logistics company, has launched a global funding programme to invest in sustainability initiatives across the organisation. More specifically, the internal carbon pricing fee is charged to all DSV subsidiaries, and their contributions will be based on the level of CO2 emissions within their operations. The funds generated are being used […]