MAY 27 UPDATE: The strike ended after an agreement between workers and Transnet was reached. The original post follows.
Operations at national ports in South Africa (Durban, Cape Town, and East London) are at a standstill due to a national strike by approximately 50,000 workers of the state-owned rail and port operator, Transnet, Ltd. This includes rail system service from the port to inland terminals within Southern Africa. While negotiations are taking place between the parties, we do not have an anticipated resolution date. For Cartus customers, the port strike will cause the extension of transit times for international freight. Cartus’ [...] Read More