South Africa truckers' strike leads to re-routing, delays of metal cargoes

African metal exporters are re-routing their cargoes to avoid the logistics problems created a nationwide strike by truck drivers in South Africa that started on Tuesday July 7.

Major roads were blocked amid protests by South African truckers who oppose the employment of foreign drivers.

“Cargoes are now stuck in South Africa. Transport [operators] have told drivers to park [their vehicles] wherever they are, until the situation improves,” a Zambia-based mining company...


Julian Luk

July 08, 2020

12:52 GMT