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By: Twala Global  11-11-2011

CUSTOMS FORMALITIES

We have been urged by SARS to remind all importers of cargo of very important information that will be more strictly enforced in future; Suppliers Pro-Forma Invoices Under no circumstances will Customs accept clearances to be effected with suppliers pro-forma invoices in future. Regardless of the fact that both seafreight and airfreight imports are currently ..

INFORMATION

China National Day Week Please take special note that China National Day Week will be held between 1 and 7 October 2011. Our TGF China offices, along with the majority of the country’s business, will be closed for business during this period and reopen on 8 October 2011. Please advise your TGF Representative should you ..

DURBAN PORT SYSTEM DOWN

Durban – Port System Down NAVIS has been down since 13 September 2011 at DCT Pier 2 and the port is in shambles. The entire Bayhead area, as well as surrounding suburbs, are at a standstill and there is no way in or out of the Terminal. The port has just issued the following notice: ..

PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE

N3 closed The N3 Highway has been closed in both directions (JHB / DBN) due to heavy snowfalls. Alternate routes are available but will be heavily congested and delays are expected. As per the weather forecast, the cold is expected to last till the end of the week, so deliveries / collections may be affected. ..

Aug 1, 2011

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New Sales appointment at Twala Cape Town

TwalaGlobal Cargo is pleased to confirm a new addition to it’s team in Cape Town. Candice Hart has joined us as of 1 August in the position of Sales Executive. Candice has “immigrated” from Port Elizabeth where she has worked for a number of years in the Clearing and Forwarding Industry, four of them at ..

Jul 28, 2011

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N3 CLOSED / GENERAL RATES INCREASE

N3 Highway closed due to heavy snowfall Due to the N3 Highway being closed, this will impact the road / rail transport of freight. We will do our utmost to deliver the best service possible and keep you updated re any delays. Far East – GRI / Space Problems Please be advised that there will ..

NEWSFLASH

BUC Adjustment ex Mediterranean, UK / NWC to South Africa Please note that with effect from 1 August 2011 the BUC (Bunker Utilization Contribution) ex Mediterranean, UK / NWC to South Africa will be adjusted as follows: Dry Containers from USD 601 /TEU to USD 615 / TEU Reefer containers from USD 802 /TEU to USD 321 /TEU ..

Jun 21, 2011

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PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE / BUNKER ADJUSTMENT

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) ex Far East to Southern Africa Please note that from 1 July 2011 to 31 October 2011 the Shipping Lines will implement a Peak Season Surcharge of USD 200 per TEU on all shipments from the Far East to South Africa. This is as a result of the rising demand for ..

Jun 20, 2011

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SANDRA THORPE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF TWALA GLOBAL CARGO.

Following some minor restructuring to the Board of TwalaGlobal Cargo, Sandra Thorpe has been appointed as an Executive Director with effect from 1st. June 2011. The appointment follows the resignation of Vincent Magnus, who deemed it fit to step down to allow the grouping to be more representative of the Operating Company. Sandra’s elevation follows ..

Jun 15, 2011

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PORTIA GRADUATES FROM THE CLASS OF 2011

TwalaGlobal Cargo is delighted to confirm the graduation of their Accountant, Portia Shenje, from UNISA with a B Comm in Financial Management. Three years of sweat, toil and tears were rewarded when Portia received her degree at the graduation ceremony in Pretoria on Tuesday 14th. June. “All at TwalaGlobal are delighted by Portia’s success, and ..