From The Report: South Africa 2013
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Home to the most developed transport network and logistics industry on the continent, South Africa ranks highest in Africa and among the best in its income group globally on a number of indices. While both freight operators and passenger service operators have been experiencing respectable growth in the past year, the long-term success of such industries will be tied to the government’s ability to execute infrastructure projects as it will have to deal with a host of major issues in the coming years, including trade barriers, congestion and the resulting need to raise funds for infrastructure development, if the country is to retain its position at the top.
This chapter contains interviews with Tshepo Lucky Montana, Group CEO, Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA); and Alan Olivier, CEO, Grindrod.