JOHANNESBURG - South Africa ranks 20th out of 160 countries in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index for 2016.
The index reflects the perceptions of international logistics users with a focus on infrastructure and the efficiency of customs clearance.
South Africa has moved up 14 positions since the last poll and is ranked above Italy, Norway and Spain.
The ability to track and trace consignments has been cited as the country’s top attribute.
The World Bank considers logistics performance central to a country’s economic performance and global competitiveness.