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Rise of a new age in retail has begun
Rise of a new age in retail has begun

Delivery times are an integral part of online shopping. Even in South Africa, retailers offer 24 hour (or even same day) delivery on many goods...

27 Nov 2014 09:09

Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation
Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation

DHL has released its Global Connectedness Index (GCI) 2014, which is a detailed analysis of the state of globalisation around the world...

18 Nov 2014 10:37

Retail sales growth points to improved consumer situation
Retail sales growth points to improved consumer situation

September's vehicle and related retail sales figures, recently released by StatsSA, are showing signs of strengthening...

17 Nov 2014 14:23

Plan logistics to avoid bottleneck deliveries
Plan logistics to avoid bottleneck deliveries

Small and medium businesses would do well to plan their logistics requirements in good time to avoid getting caught up in the bottleneck of last minute deliveries as the festive season gets into full swing.

By Shane de Beer 31 Oct 2014 06:35

Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge
Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge

After decades of underinvestment in maintenance and development of South Africa's road and rail networks, the country is in a process of revitalising its transport networks that will see the country set itself up as a transport hub for Southern Africa.

27 Oct 2014 08:51

Supply chain management concerned about skills shortage
Supply chain management concerned about skills shortage

Skills shortages continue to bedevil the logistics and supply chain industry, with practitioners reporting shortages of up to 64% in positions that require a bachelor's degree.

By Mario Landman 23 Oct 2014 16:46

Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August
Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 3.4% in August 2014 compared with August 2013.

20 Oct 2014 15:17

Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist
Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond
Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond

The Innovation Group has released The Future Now report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond, which points to a future for fleet management that...

11 Sep 2014 10:34

Matrix maintains momentum through another exceptional offering - Matrix
Matrix maintains momentum through another exceptional offering

Everyday living and engagement is being transformed greatly by the use of Smartphone technology and as the presence of mobile technology continues to increase, so too does its impact...

Issued by Matrix 12 Aug 2014 11:35

TransAfrica transport conference will benefit African countries
TransAfrica transport conference will benefit African countries

TransAfrica 2014, a transport conference which is expected to be attended by delegates from various African countries, was officially launched on 6 August in Sandton, Johannesburg.

10 Aug 2014 15:18

'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' discussion at ports and harbours show
'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' discussion at ports and harbours show

At the Africa Ports and Harbours Show, Mike Pinkney, global maritime skills leader of Arup London, will present a round table discussion on 'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' at 2pm on 2 July 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

26 Jun 2014 14:15

DHL releases 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report - logistics vital for success
DHL releases 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report - logistics vital for success

DHL has released its 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report, which analyses the role that e-commerce will play in consumers' lives in the year 2025, and how it will influence consumerism, retailing and logistics.

Hoffmann re-elected to international tribunal
Hoffmann re-elected to international tribunal

South Africa's Judge Albert Hoffmann has been re-elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

13 Jun 2014 10:05

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