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Ramaphosa Asks Ports Operator for Plan to End Logistics Crisis

Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa

Photographer: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa directed executives of state-owned rail and port operator Transnet SOC Ltd. to come up with a plan to end the nation’s logistics crisis.

The embattled company has struggled with major inefficiencies that have led to traffic being redirected to ports outside South Africa and spawned stockpiles of commodities that can’t be railed.