Published: 26 July 2016 China has taken a key step towards the development of international economic corridors with its regional trading partners and the rest of the world with the accession to the United Nations TIR Convention. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, acting in his capacity as depositary, informed that the Government of […]
The world is changing, as it always has, and transport is the “tail on the dog” as a customer dependent industry. The effect of the changes is to create challenges presented by customer demands but at the same time to provide opportunities for transport innovation to meet the continually changing shape of the service package […]
“Road freight vehicles have been banned from Swaziland’s highway, between the hours of 16:30 and 18:30. This is because of the continuing fatal accidents involving trucks during the peak hours. The highway includes the notorious Malagwane Mountain escarpment between Mbabane and Manzini. It is the only connection between the nation’s capital and the Matsapha Industrial […]
The new fees being charged by Zambia Revenue Authority. Click HERE to view.
Corruption and illicit practices on roads are harmful to international trade and the development of national and global economies. They increase legal and operational uncertainty, and add additional costs to the entire logistics chain and end product. As much as USD 1.6 trillion is lost globally each year according to estimates from the World Bank. […]
Overloaded Trucks are Bad for Business and are a Road Safety Hazard—Transport Industry Advocates for Self-Regulation
When one goes for even a short drive in Kenya, it quickly becomes clear that roads are high on the agenda of the Government of Kenya. New roads are built and old roads rehabilitated to accommodate the rapid increases in traffic of goods and people. However, this effort could be undermined if overloaded trucks continue […]
The Kenya Electronic Single Window system was launched by Rwandan President Paul Kagame in the presence of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and other regional leaders. Click HERE to view. Best regards David Adolwa TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AFRICA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS (AESDC)
Click HERE to view the SSATPWP97-Road-Safety-Guidelines.
The South African Cross Border Road Transport Agency (CBRTA), which issues and enforces road transport permits for cross-border movement of goods, has clarified its position on vehicle breakdowns. If the vehicle holding the permit breaks down, and it is substituted with another vehicle, then an affidavit has be to be signed at the nearest police […]
The mandatory blending of petrol with ethanol to levels beyond E10 is being challenged in court. REPORT BY EVERSON MUSHAVA CHIEF REPORTER A Zimbabwean citizen Tabani Mpofu has taken the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera), Energy and Power Development minister Dzikamai Mavhaire and Green Fuels to court over the issue. Mpofu, through his lawyer Tendai […]
Click on the below link for the statement document: STATEMENT BY KENYA TRANSPORTERS ASSOCIATION LIMITED ISSUED ON 10TH DECEMBER 2012