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Imperial on the up in 2013

August 28 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered freight forwarder Imperial Logistics has issued its financial results year ending June 30, 2013 (FY2013), showing revenues of RND34 billion (USD3.26 billion), up 21 percent year-on-year over FY2012.

Within South Africa, Imperial Logistics strengthened its position as a leading provider of outsourced supply chain and logistics services - during the second half of FY2013 it saw revenue growth of 12.4 percent and a 21.4 percent operating profit improvement.
Business in the rest of Africa performed strongly, with turnover and operating profit increasing by 23 percent and 45 percent respectively.
Cobus Rossouw, chief integration officer, Imperial Logistics, commented: "During the last year we have gained multiple new contracts, many of which with leading multinationals across the industry spectrum.  We also expanded our engagements with various African businesses."

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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