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Driving Africa

Reducing cross-border transit risks

Aug 07, 2019No Comments

While cross-border freight-transit risks need to be effectively managed, costs associated with lengthy delays at customs points need to be reduced. Fesarta has identified the

Potential boon for logistics companies

Aug 07, 2019No Comments

Cryptocurrencies and the freedom of trade embraced by the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) offer enormous potential for growth in the logistics industry

Government fiddles while trucks burn

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

FESARTA endorses a suggestion by the Road Freight Association (RFA) that perhaps South Africa needs a few “NO TRUCK DAYS” to bring home to authorities

Barriers to transport and trade 

Jun 04, 2019No Comments

The road-freight industry faces a continual barrage of new charges and regulations, while there is minimal assistance in removing the many obstacles to efficiency caused

Crashed interstate trade

May 09, 2019No Comments

The reports from Fesarta members of the current situation on the main road corridors of the region make a mockery of the fanfare and verbiage

The yuan road to Africa

Apr 02, 2019No Comments

Ongoing Chinese investment in Africa raises concerns that governments are not fully aware of the risks, nor are they using the money correctly. In many

The lost years and how to recover them 

Mar 14, 2019No Comments

There is clear need for a bold “New Dawn” in the field of transport, but achieving it will not be easy. The recent disclosures of

Cross-border trucking procedures for compli...

Feb 14, 2019No Comments

Both operators and their drivers need to be acutely aware of their responsibilities and obligations when crossing borders in southern Africa. This guide should provide

‘Ere we go … again 

Feb 14, 2019No Comments

As 2019 gains momentum, unworkable transport legislation still hangs thick in the air After 20 years of continual transport of high-cube containers on all the

A (sad) day in the life of a cross-border t...

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Attacked and threatened by the people who should be protecting them, truck drivers in southern Africa are fearing for their lives Truck drivers in southern