South African trucking slow to resume after protests add to producers' woes
Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020
Road freight in South Africa has been slow to return to normal operations following demonstrations on Tuesday July 7 in which vehicles were set alight and drivers threatened, adding to the Covid-19-related problems that have affected the country’s logistics.
The transportation of freight in South Africa has remained
limited after Tuesday’s protests against the
employment of non-South African drivers and calls for improved
conditions for the country’s own truckers.
Miners’ trucks were toppled or set alight and
drivers threatened, with demonstrators seeking to enforce a