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Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015

The commercial vehicle, fleet and logistics sectors are invited to vote for the TruckX Awards, which form part of the TruckX Expo Conference and Awards being held at Sandton Convention Centre on 9 July 2015...

21 Apr 2015 10:22

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21

Retailers still waiting for profits from omni-channel selling

The Omni-Channel Fulfilment Imperative report has revealed the enormous amount of resources that retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are spending to improve their omni-channel sales capabilities but it is not yet profitable...

15 Apr 2015 14:25

Parcel pick-up points perfected with Pargo

Pargo is a convenient parcel pick-up point solution, which allows consumers to collect parcels at a store of their choosing, will now be operating in over 100 outlets nationwide...

14 Apr 2015 15:49

Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse scheme

Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...

10 Apr 2015 07:00

Dual distribution arrangements - lining up with international practice

Dual distribution is potentially a very effective method for manufacturers to get their products to market. It can allow them to take advantage of efficiencies offered by third-party distributors...

By Aidan Scallan and Schalk van Rensburg 7 Apr 2015 13:24

Etihad deploys pharmaceutical protection plans for its planes

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of UAE carrier Etihad Airways, has unveiled TempCheck, its new cargo solution created to ensure the integrity of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical and healthcare products...

1 Apr 2015 12:41

E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

Handling the return of goods is as important as the sale

The convenient and efficient method of returning of goods is almost as important as delivering them, when it cones to online customer satisfaction.

30 Mar 2015 11:09

Logistics lift-off for Africa in 2015

DHL Sub-Saharan Africa expects 2015 to be a year of growth for the logistics industry on the continent, largely driven by increased consumer demand and the rapidly developing e-commerce industry...

27 Mar 2015 13:36

The cost of not maintaining your tyres

Maintaining your tyres is probably not at the top of your to-do list, nor even a line item on your budget, but as Tiger Wheel & Tyre cautions, you really can't afford not to maintain your tyres...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 24 Mar 2015 12:18

Fuel tax not so high after all

Even after finance minister Nhlanhla Nene slapped motorists with a huge tax bill, filling up at local petrol stations is cheaper here than in most other countries...

23 Mar 2015 06:13

Two-a-Day invests in new packaging, packing lines and DCA storage

Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...

18 Mar 2015 15:20

MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing

The Eastern Cape industrial zone could learn from the prominent role agriculture plays at the Dube Trade Port in KwaZulu-Natal, Agriculture MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Wednesday, 11 March...

16 Mar 2015 11:35

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