Chris Ace honoured at OMNI

Ian Waters, General Manager of OMNI, presented Chris Ace with a certificate and gift in recognition of his 10 years’ service to OMNI.  The presentation was made in front of the OMNI deligates at the organisation’s annual conference in Zambia on Friday 27th March.  With the exception of Ian himself, Chris now becomes OMNI’s longest […]

Changes at the OMNI Board

The OMNI Annual General meeting saw a change in two Board positions.  Bill Graebel (Graebel Movers International, USA) and Charles Luyckx (Elliott Mobility, South Africa) retired from the OMNI Board after each providing nine years’ service to the organisation.  Their places on the Board were taken by were taken by Garfield de Souza from Writer […]

OMNI in Zambia

By now most OMNI members will have returned home after the annual conference in Zambia.  It is OMNI’s hope that they do so having gained knowledge, fuelled long-standing friendships, and having had experiences that will stay with them forever.   The Royal Livingstone Hotel was the perfect setting.  It was a relaxed atmosphere, with the […]

Your company in the OMNI Year Book 2015

The OMNI Year Book is already at the planning stage so, if you would like your company to be one of those featured to represent your region, don’t wait, book your place today.   The featured stories cost just £750 for a double-page spread and ongoing promotion in OMNI’s permanent printed record of the year […]

Severe congestion in LA and Long Beach causing delays

The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are experiencing a logistical nightmare as they struggle to ease a bottleneck that is causing what has been described as the worst shipping crisis in a decade.  The problem stems from an increase in import traffic of around 10% for both ports during September. Figures for […]

Typhoon Glenda hits the Philippines

Typhoon Glenda has ripped through the northern Philippines killing 38 people and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.  It is reported that more than half a million people have had to leave their homes. The category three typhoon carried with it winds of up to 185km/hour and was the strongest storm to hit […]

South Africa bans visa breakers from re-entry

On May 26th 2014, South Africa tightened its immigration regime by enforcing bans on re-entry to all foreign nationals who over stay their visa. Previously foreign nationals who overstayed on their visa would be fined, with no other repercussions.    

Foreign investment in Africa booming

Africa’s share of global foreign direct investment (FDI) projects has reached the highest level in a decade, according to Executing Growth, EY’s 2014 Africa Attractiveness Survey.   The report combines an analysis of international investment into Africa since 2003, with a 2014 survey of over 500 global business leaders about their views on the potential […]

Transpack Argentina achieve top improver in Bali

Transpack Argentina came top of the ‘Improvers’ category in the OMNI tonnage awards presented in Bali with an impressive 60.04% increase in tonnage through the network compared with last year.  Other gold winners were Sobolak International with an equally commendable 58.85% and Grospiron International with 48.86%   The full list of ‘Improvers’ awards is as […]