Tag: Johannesburg

Cargo industry comes together in Johannesburg to discuss growing security risks to supply chains in South Africa

Manufacturers, shippers and freight and logistics service providers will meet in Johannesburg on 7 March 2023 to discuss ways to reduce rising cargo crime in South Africa at a special one-day conference hosted by the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) Europe, Middle East & Afric...

Awery releases new open access version of its Cargobooking platform

Awery Aviation Software’s (Awery) Chief Commercial Officer, Tristan Koch, has today announced that the air cargo software developer is rolling out an open-access version of its online booking and quoting portal, CargoBooking, across South Africa, Switzerland, and Spain. CargoBooking, powered by...

Etihad Cargo Flies High, Surpassing Operational Performance Targets In 2022

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, exceeded its operational performance targets in 2022. The carrier achieved 80.5 per cent on-time-performance (OTP) for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target. The car...

DHL Global Forwarding Invests 7M EUR In New Facility And Head Office In Johannesburg

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international air, ocean, and road freight services provider, has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The sustainable, primarily solar-powered complex was officially opened on Thursday, 22 September 2022. Located in t...

Air Belgium partners with WFS for launch of South Africa services

Air Belgium is partnering with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Johannesburg and Cape Town for the launch of its first services to South Africa. The airline has awarded a three-year contract to WFS to provide cargo handling for the 1,600 tonnes per annum forecast to be carried onboard its twice...

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Brunel Solar Team’s car

On Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the solar car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa's Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics partner this y...

WFS welcomes U.S. Ambassador to oversee arrival of ventilators in Johannesburg

Air cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) welcomed Lana Marks, the U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, to its cargo terminal at Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International Airport to personally oversee the arrival of 600kg of respirators donated by the United States to support the recovery of Cov...

WFS gains IATA CEIV certification for new Pharma Centre at Paris CDG

13 February 2020, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its new €10 million Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the handling of temperature controlled healthcare and life science products. Opened in September last year, the Centre ...

WFS awarded GDP certifications for Johannesburg and Cape Town pharma facilities

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has become the first air cargo handling company in South Africa to be awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certifications for its temperature-controlled pharma facilities, aligned to ISO9001:2015, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This latest WFS investment to u...

Network Airline Management adds freighter flights to Johannesburg

Network Airline Management (NAM) has introduced a new twice-weekly scheduled B747F service from its European hub in Liege (LGG) to Johannesburg (JNB). NAM said the new route would “diversify its destination portfolio further but also opens up new opportunities and services into Johannesburg wh...

Tigers South Africa opens dedicated e-commerce centre as demand soars

Tigers South Africa has opened a dedicated e-commerce centre at its Johannesburg, South Africa, warehouse facility, as the online retail market continues to grow globally. The centre is equipped with the Tigers-developed ScanPak App that allows staff to conduct scan checks while packing shipment...

Rhenus establishes own network in South Africa by acquiring World Net Logistics

The Rhenus Group this month took over South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist - World Net Logistics (WNL) which has its headquarters in Johannesburg. In addition to having a dense network of business sites in South Africa, the company also has several branches and partners in As...

Air Cargo Africa 2019: Liberalisation and modernisation

Air Cargo Africa 2019 started yesterday in Johannesburg and the first conference panel discussed liberalisation and modernisation in the African continent, reports Chelsea Kerley from South Africa. During the event’s first session, the industry professionals took the stage to share their though...

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