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Air freight – Big chaos’ coming as lack of air freight capacity will see peak season rates

Sep23
Air freight – Big chaos’ coming as lack of air freight capacity will see peak season rates Forwarders are predicting ‘big chaos’ and very high rates in the coming air peak season, as a host of issues combine, leading to demand significantly outstripping supply out of Asia. The problems in

Containership capacity under strain

Sep23
Containership capacity under strain with carriers being effectively “full” at more than 90% utilization on most trade lanes, while freight rates remain at unprecedented high levels. Carriers are fulfilling 60-65% of their long-term freight contracts and due to the current pressure on carriers, once disruptions in the supply chain occur,

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Programme | What is it?

Sep23
In June 2005, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Council adopted the SAFE Framework of Standards to secure and facilitate Global Trade that would act as a deterrent to international terrorism, secure revenue collections and promote trade facilitation internationally. The core concept of this international framework is the Authorised Economic Operator

Local ocean freight industry impacted by international events

Sep02
South Africa does not live in a bubble, and globalisation has greatly affected supply chain management where materials, factories and customers all over the world are at the mercy of global events. Covid-19  Covid-19 is the perfect example; the cost of shipping containers has reached historical highs following the outbreak

Ziegler proudly encourages youth employment

Sep02
According to a recent report by Statistics SA, almost 1 in 2 people in the labour force (between 15 and 34 years old) do not have a job. Thus, youth unemployment is a serious dilemma in South Africa. In a bid to play its part in addressing this crisis, Ziegler