Nestlé, Kraft defeat egg producers in price-fixing case

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Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. A unanimous jury ruled that multiple major egg producers conspired to fix the price of the commodity between 2004 and 2008. The decision last month delivered a major victory to food giants such as Kraft Heinz and […]

Border Management Authority extends port operating hours

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The Border Management Authority (BMA) is implementing a comprehensive plan, including longer border post operating times and more boots on the ground, for its festive season operations. This according to BMA commissioner, Dr Michael Masiapato, who told the media at a briefing in Pretoria on Sunday that the agency was expecting at least six million […]

AD Ports Group and Kazakhstan Railways form new joint venture

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In the presence of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, AD Ports Group has officially inked an agreement with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC (Kazakhstan Railways), a national railway company. This deal establishes a joint venture aimed at bolstering rail connectivity, maritime shipping services, and the overall development of operations within Kazakhstan’s ports. […]

South Carolina Ports Authority cargo volumes drop 9% in October

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Listen to the article 1 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Cargo volumes at the South Carolina Ports Authority fell 9% year-over-year to 235,006 total TEUs in October. Despite the lower volumes YoY, the port processed more cargo compared to the previous month, up 18%. The port is currently […]

Opportunities beckon as energy sector booms

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The expanding oil and gas, and renewables sector, presents a myriad of opportunities for the logistics industry. “We are constantly creating strategic partnerships with local governments, communities, and other stakeholders in Africa to ensure mutually beneficial relationships, sustainable development, and socio-economic growth for these sectors,” says Dinesh Balgobind, director at ICA Bulk Logistics. “Environmental sustainability […]

Wish launches small parcel delivery service

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Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Wish has launched an end-to-end small parcel delivery service, allowing shippers who don’t sell on the e-commerce platform to use its logistics capabilities, according to a Nov. 15 news release. The WishPost Smart Parcel service […]

Transport minister robbed in highway hold-up

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South Africa’s Minister of Transport, Sindisiwe Chikunga, her brother and two bodyguards were robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning on the N3. They were forced to stop after the car Chikunga was travelling in drove over a strip of spikes that were placed on the southbound side of the highway between Vosloorus and Heidelberg. Police […]

Autonomous shipping to get satellite connectivity breakthrough

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SEAFAR, a provider of remote-control technology and services for unmanned and minimally crewed shipping operations, is incorporating the neXat satellite communications services platform into its remote ship navigation solution designed for the short sea shipping (SSS) sector. This two-year initiative, co-financed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is currently undergoing sea trials in […]

Panama Canal restrictions to stretch into 2024 as low water levels persist

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Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. The Panama Canal announced another set of restrictions to reduce transit capacity as a result of continued low-water level at Gatun Lake. Last week, booking slots were reduced to 25, down 30% from August, and will go down […]