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TWALA ACHIEVES ISO ACCREDITATION

TWALA ACHIEVES ISO ACCREDITATION

Twala is very proud to announce that it has achieved ISO accreditation. This means that a series of standards that define, establish and maintain an effective quality assurance system has been implemented, audited and certified by the Internal Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). The drive for accreditation was made as part of TwalaGlobal Cargo’s ongoing commitment […]

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TWALA CELEBRATES SALES SUCCESS

TWALA CELEBRATES SALES SUCCESS

Last week Twala Johannesburg celebrated the success of it’s sales team. It has been a great year in terms of sales achievements with all expectations well exceeded. Awards were presented by Managing Director Richard Adamson. Tracy Vinnicombe received a certificate for being the Top sales representative for this financial year. Congratulations Tracy, we’re looking forward […]

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Shipping Lines announce General Rates Increase 1 August 2014

Shipping Lines announce General Rates Increase 1 August 2014

Please note that shipping lines have announced the implementation of General Rate Increases (GRI’s) on the Asia – South Africa trade lanes, effective from 01st August 2014. The reasons provided are that the high levels of service cannot be maintained at the current rate levels and therefore find it necessary to implement a GRI on […]

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TWALA SPONSORS WEST COAST RALLY

TWALA SPONSORS WEST COAST RALLY

TwalaGlobal Cargo has provided sponsorship for the West Coast Rally, an annual event organised by the TygerValley Chapter of the Harley Owners Group. H.O.G is an international organisation for Harley Davidson with approximately 1,2 million members worldwide. They are a non profit organisation that gives back to the community by supporting local charities that do […]

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IMPORT VAT CLAIMS

IMPORT VAT CLAIMS

Dear valued client, The VAT Legislation of Value Added Tax (VAT) on importation of goods has been amended effective 1 April 2014. A vendor may only claim the input tax in the period in which the VAT payable on importation is paid to SARS by their Clearing Agent. Companies will be required to obtain confirmation […]

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BORDER POLICE / NRCS STOPS

BORDER POLICE / NRCS STOPS

We have noticed an increase in Border Police stops in conjunction with the NRCS on seafreight consignments, affecting FCL and LCL shipments.  Vehicles on route to Johannesburg are now being pulled off at Heidelberg weigh bridge, from where the containers are directed to a nominated depot at City Deep for physical examination to verify contents.  […]

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MSC Peak Season Surcharge

MSC Peak Season Surcharge

Please click on the attachment letter from MSC announcing a Peak Season Surcharge. Should you need any further information please contact your local Twala representative. MSC PSS EX FAR EAST – 1 June ’14

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Potential changes to carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

Potential changes to carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

On 12 April 2014 the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) proposed to prohibit the carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts. This decision has still to be formally ratified by the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) and the ICAO Council in June.   If the proposal is ratified, lithium metal batteries of […]

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WTO forecasts 4.7 percent growth in global trade in 2014

WTO forecasts 4.7 percent growth in global trade in 2014

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) forecasts 4.7% growth in world trade in 2014. The predicted growth is more than double the rate of 2.1% in 2013. Asia is expected to grow faster (6.9%) than any other region this year, followed by North America (4.6%), South and Central America (4.4%), and Europe (3.3%). Africa, CIS and […]

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”ACRES OF LOVE” EASTER DRIVE

”ACRES OF LOVE” EASTER DRIVE

  “It’s the little things in life that matters” Last week Twala and Toll collected Easter Eggs for the kids at the “Acres of Love” Children’s Home. We are proud to say that together we collected over Two-Hundred colourful chocolate eggs.  TwalaGlobal Cargo would like to thank everyone who contributed and made it possible for the children to enjoy […]