Freight Forwarders in South Africa, 2018 - Lucrative Opportunities from Transport-Related Infrastructure Projects - ResearchAndMarkets.com
Profit margins are low as charges are dependent on the cost of logistics, port and airport tariffs and the cost of customs duties and import and export permits.
Trade statistics show the industry moved R795bn worth of exported goods and R792bn of imported goods from January to August 2018, representing year-on-year increases of 5% and 10.4% respectively.Opportunities and ChallengesTransport-related infrastructure projects are expected to increase intra-regional and global trade requiring freight forwarding and customs clearance services. The sector includes a number of globally competitive companies offering a total supply chain service.The industry is entirely dependent on volumes requiring transportation created by other elements of the supply chain. A World Bank report reflects a significant drop in the performance of South Africa’s logistics industry in terms of reliability of supply chain and service delivery.The sector is also faced with an increasing number of digital disruptors, including tech-forwarders, which can be a threat to the traditional freight forwarding model.Influencing FactorsCollaboration and NetworkingEconomic EnvironmentInfrastructure and TradePublic Sector InitiativesPrivate Sector InitiativesRising Operating CostsTechnologyLabourCyclicalityEnvironmental IssuesSecurity and Risk Management
Key Topics Covered
2. Description of the Industry
3. Size of the Industry
4. State of the Industry
5. Influencing Factors
7. SWOT Analysis
9. Industry Associations
Companies ProfiledA Hartrodt (South Africa) (Pty) LtdBarloworld Logistics Africa (Pty) LtdBerry and Donaldson (Pty) LtdBidvest Freight (Pty) LtdBigfoot Express Freight (Pty) LtdBLG Logistics of South Africa (Pty) LtdBollore Transport and Logistics South Africa (Pty) LtdDHL Global Forwarding SA (Pty) LtdDSV South Africa (Pty) LtdElliott Mobility (Pty) LtdExpolanka Freight (Pty) LtdGAC Laser International Logistics (Pty) LtdGeodis South Africa (Pty) LtdGrindrod LtdHellmann Worldwide Logistics (Pty) LtdHeneways Freight Services (Pty) LtdIbhayi Clearing and Logistics CCImperial Sasfin Logistics (Pty) LtdJ F Hillebrand South Africa (Pty) LtdKintetsu World Express South Africa (Pty) LtdKuehne and Nagel (Pty) LtdLogwin Air and Ocean South Africa (Pty) LtdLonrho Logistics (Pty) LtdRohlig-Grindrod (Pty) LtdRohlig-Grindrod Pharma (Pty) LtdSafcor Freight (Pty) LtdSavino Del Bene (South Africa) (Pty) LtdSchenker South Africa (Pty) LtdSebenza Forwarding and Shipping (Pty) LtdSG Agility (Pty) LtdToll Global Forwarding (SA) (Pty) LtdValue Logistics LtdWorld Net Logistics (Pty) LtdYusen Logistics Co Ltdand more...
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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRANSPORT LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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