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08/01/2019

A battery of problems for a mere battery

All batteries are considered dangerous when they are being flown. Lithium batteries, or lithium-ion batteries, are essentially powerful batteries designed to keep devices running for hours or days at a time. These hold high
05/10/2020

Peak Season is upon us

What is Peak Season in the Freight Forwarding Industry.  By definition, “it’s the time of year when a lot of people travel and prices are usually at their highest” This rings true for the
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
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
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
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
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