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05/05/2020
Coronavirus, COVID-19, shipping, imports, exports, forwarding, airfreight

Coronavirus Level 4 Update

This week sees a new week in the South African COVID-19 lockdown at level 4, starting a phased economic opening. Pioneer Freight continues as we have done over the past weeks of lockdown, with
10/08/2020
Freight Rate Increases

Airfreight rates up as capacity comes under pressure

Airfreight rates from key Asian hubs continued to climb last week as ocean capacity shortages and personal protective equipment shipments pick up. The latest figures from TAC Index show that average airfreight rates from
07/09/2020
why is an msds document important

What is MSDS and why is it important?

When booking Hazardous Cargo with an airline or shipping line, one of the questions they would (or should) always ask is for an MSDS for the cargo. MSDS stands for Material Safety Data Sheet The purpose of the
07/12/2020
COVID, vaccination, shipping, airfreight

Covid-19 Vaccine Global Distribution

It’s started: Many airline carriers have begun uplifting Covid-19 vaccines over the past few days, and Freight Forwarders are beginning to feel the pain as general cargo consignments are being short shipped from booked
08/02/2021
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The Perfect Storm

Freight rates on the East -> West trades have drastically increased over the last few weeks and months, to levels that we as an industry have not seen in a very long time, if
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