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Shipping lines tighten screws on cargo misdeclaration

Feb24
Ever since last year’s catastrophic fire destruction at sea of the X-Press Pearl (*), which suffered a nitric acid leak from one of its containers, Hazcheck Detect has fast gained popularity for detecting description deception. We have seen many marine disasters such as catastrophic fires onboard ships, primarily due to misdeclared and undeclared

Overview of the South African supply chain

Feb24
Port operations at Cape Town and Durban were continuously interrupted by strong winds, fog, and rain throughout the week, slowing productivity. South Africa’s international air cargo sector volumes increased marginally this week (↑6%) as the domestic sector continues to register healthy volumes despite being ↓3% down this week. As is

Ziegler South Africa Partnering with Positive Sports Solutions

Feb24
We are super proud and excited to be selected as Positive Sports Solutions Pty Ltd.’s preferred logistics provider, whom Swiss Brand BMC has recently appointed as their exclusive importer and distributor for the SADC region. The first four trial bikes were shipped and delivered ahead of time, as Positive Sports

Supply Chain and Logistics: Things to Watch in 2022

Jan24
The year 2021 was incomparable in the shipping and logistics industry, with space and equipment shortages causing disruptions and bottlenecks in the supply chain globally. Unfortunately, signs are that the first quarter of 2022 is not going to be any different. Major transshipment hubs remain severely congested, and we have

HS 2022—A new edition of the Harmonized System!

Jan24
The World Customs Organization’s (WCO) 7th edition Harmonized System (HS) brought sweeping changes to how importers determine and assign Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes to many of their products. The Harmonized System (HS) is revised every 5 years, and HS 2022, which is the seventh edition of the Harmonized System