Gavin Kelly, CEO of the Road Freight Association, says Transnet's declaration of force majeure to avoid honouring contractual commitments to its customers during the wage strike was unjustified and unacceptable and would have huge economic consequences.

“When you declare force majeure you're saying that something came along that you couldn't foresee. Here we have a labour disagreement which didn't just happen yesterday, it's been a point of discussion between Transnet and its employees for some time.”..

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