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Oct 08, 2012

SAA opens request for cargo terminal modernisation study

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Embattled State-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) on Monday opened the request for proposals to tender for a cargo terminal modernisation study at the OR Tambo International Airport.

The project is aimed at enhancing the SAA cargo terminal through business process reengineering, infrastructural rejuvenation and technological upgrades to increase capacity, improve handling efficiencies and enhance customer service levels.

SAA said in bidding documentation it would require a feasibility study highlighting the cargo terminal’s current shortcomings, as well as possible alternatives for enhancement. The best suitable option should be submitted to SAA Cargo.

Further, the study should include an analysis of the current operations, indicating limitations that impact on efficiencies and effective customer service delivery; preliminary design detailing process enhancements; the building layout and infrastructure requirements for the desired terminal; a detailed scope of work required to develop the terminal and envisaged timelines for the study.

Submissions for bids would close on October 30 at 12:00.

Meanwhile, the Department of Public Enterprises confirmed the resignation of SAA CEO Siza Mzimela and said it would, without delay, start a process of finding a replacement.

The national carrier, SAA, was expected to report a R1.25-billion loss for the year ended March 31. National Treasury recently agreed to a R5-billion guarantee to enable SAA to borrow from financial markets.
 

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