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Taai steenvrugseisoen agter die rug

Logistieke uitdagings het weereens vir produsente en bemarkers slapelose nagte besorg. “Dit was seker een van die moeilikste seisoene wat ons nog beleef het,” het Jacques du Preez, Hortgro se algemene bestuurder van handel en markte, by die onlangse afsluiting…

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The movement of food; logistics and food security

On 13 March, Hortgro attended the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA’s) Fresh Solutions event to learn about the latest developments in the logistics landscape, how to plan for exports ahead of a bumper deciduous season, as well as challenges with…

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Cape Town port: Improvements, but long road ahead…

New management, more transparency, better cooperation, and ongoing improvements have helped to turn around the backlog at the Cape Town port (CTP) for fruit exports. It is, however, still a long road ahead to get port productivity on par with the…

Cape Town Harbor (south Africa, Aerial View) Shot From A Helicopter

SA PORTS: DIRE SITUATION

By Jacques du Preez Despite all the meetings from the operational level to Minister Pravin Gordhan and the National Logistics Crisis Committee under the auspices of the President we are finding ourselves in a dire situation with all the ports…

Cape Town Harbor (south Africa, Aerial View) Shot From A Helicopter

VERVOERBEDRYF TREK SWAAR WEENS HAWE

Deur Elise-Marie Steenkamp Dit is niks vreemds om meer as ’n duisend trokke te sien wat kilometers lank toustaan om goedere af te laai by die Kaapstad-hawe nie. Vroeër tydens die besigste tyd van die vrugte-uitvoerseisoen het uitvoerders gekla oor…

Cargo Ships Entering One Of The Busiest Ports In The World, Singapore.

Cape Town Port Situation

Currently, the industry is in a very precarious position with the current operational status of the Cape Town (CT) port.  The industry, and country, is losing millions of Rands on a daily basis due to inefficiencies resulting in berthing delays…

Hortgro Cape Town Port Beacon Of Hope

CAPE TOWN PORT BEACON OF HOPE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

By Jacques du Preez During the past season, logistics, and in particular the functioning of the main ports from where we ship our fruit, have been a huge headache during the initial and further lockdown levels in South Africa and…

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