Soccer World Cup in South Africa

Schenker South Africa (Pty) Ltd
2010 FIFA World CupTM - Impact on Logistics Service Delivery

Schenker South Africa (Pty) Ltd A Dinnie March 2010

General Introduction and statistics

The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ commences on 11 June 2010 and concludes on 11 July 2010. Depending on each host city, activity around the stadia should only intensify few days before first game, during and a few days post the last game. Logistically constrained stadiums could be Ellis Park and Soccer City in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth Logistical L i i l constraints i and around F P k should b considered. i in d d Fan Parks h ld be id d

Transport projects will be funded through the Public Transport Infrastructure and System Grant, with an allocation of R11,7 billion. (Source: Republic of South Africa, Transport Department) Attendance of Media employees is estimated at 30’000 220 000 International visitors 180 000 Visitors from Africa 150 000 Local supporters (Source: Guidelines on World Cup 2010) Every match day will see an average of 100’000 demands for transportation of various modes



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Sea Transport


Land Transport


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Air Transport

Air Logistics
R19,5 billion airport-infrastructure expansion programme by the Airports Company South Africa. (Source; Republic of South Africa, Transport
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Recommended airports to handle cargo during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ are:
O.R O R Tambo International Airport; Durban International Airport / La Mercy; Cape Town International Airport; Upington and Bisho (Source; Republic of South Africa, Transport Department)
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“24 Hour operating schedules to accommodate the various match times and people wanting to move around these.” (Source;
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