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23/06/2022
freight news June 2022

A glimmer of hope is on the logistics horizon

Whilst there is so much on the go in the world of shipping and Logistics at the moment, we thought it a good idea to share some positive news and developments in a bid
23/05/2022

Meet the JHB Team

We hereby take pleasure in introducing our Pioneer Freight Johannesburg team, those who make things happen and who deliver the service that you have become accustomed to.
12/04/2022

“For the times, they are a-changin…”

If only Bob Dylan knew, at the time of writing this song back in 1964, how valid these lyrics would be and remain in 2022. Pre-clearance of Import Containers For those of us who
14/03/2022
a new month a new challenge

A new Month. A new Challenge

Isn’t it crazy how time flies…   We say it every year…  The year has barely begun and when we look again, we’re midway through the 3rd month planning our April Fools prank or
14/02/2022

Steady and positive rebound for the film and advertising industry

If you find yourself in Cape Town or Durban in the next few weeks, you may be faced with a few road closures owing to film and production teams shooting a few movie and
10/01/2022
2022 shipping forecast

Here’s to 2022

We hope that you and your loved ones enjoyed a happy, safe and festive Christmas and New Years Holiday… With the lifting of the curfew, we trust that this is the beginning of the
20/12/2021
Closing off 2021 freight forwarding

Goodbye 2021

As 2021 draws to an end, and we gear up for the fast-approaching festive period, we reflect on yet another crazy year. These times we find ourselves in will certainly be written in the
18/11/2021
Shipping supply chain problems

Supply Chain Chaos

The past 18 months has seen dramatic strain on global supply chain. Shortages of equipment (containers) from the Far East as well as limited space on vessels. The net result, sadly, is that the
11/10/2021

Re-organise | Regroup | Restructure

Pioneer Freight recognizes the critical importance and needs to adapt and adapt to new ways of working. As we respond to a changing world that continues to shift and transform so we have been
28/09/2021

Spring is the month for change

Spring has arrived at last. Cape Town in particular has been enjoying some of the most glorious days; warm, clear and fragrant with the scent of flowers. Two big events that take place during
12/08/2021
container shipping crisis

Freight Rates Continue To Rocket With No End In Sight To Container Crisis

Container freight rates continue to break records, with new data showing a further massive spike on key Asia to Europe and Asia to US routes. Local SA Importers have been struggling with soaring container
13/07/2021
freight industry update

Freight Industry Update

Airfreight ImportsAs the world slowly returns to a semblance of normality, we find that the airfreight imports into SA continue to show a reasonable increase in volume, despite the current high freight rates due

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