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19.1 km of shelving for new goods distribution centre

Jungheinrich delivers multi-slot racks, compartmentalised racking systems and vehicles and serves as a one-stop shop for planning and implementation...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 26 Sep 2017

Tailored medical distribution software launched

SAP Business One partner, Bluekey Seidor, has introduced a software solution tailored for the medical distribution industry...

6 Sep 2017

First green DHL Express facility in SSA unveiled

DHL Express recently unveiled its first green facility in sub-Saharan Africa, located in Bryanston, Johannesburg. The company also announced the roll-out of further green upgrades to additional sites...

5 Sep 2017

JLL report reveals growing demand for prime logistics space in Africa

According to JLL's 2017 Africa Prime Industrial Report, within Africa's more diversified economies, the prime industrial sector is set to emerge as an attractive asset class over the short to medium term...

31 Aug 2017

FedEx introduces new cold shipping solution for healthcare industry in SA

FedEx Express has introduced a new temperature-controlled solution, FedEx Cold Shipping, in South Africa. This cold-shipping packaging is easy to use, reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly...

23 Aug 2017

CCBSA's innovative route to market creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa have realised the benefits of utilising informal markets as an alternative distribution channel and it has seen an impressive growth of female-led LDP's across the business...

17 Aug 2017

Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making

“The technologies to dramatically improve business and supply chain performance are readily available... The remaining challenge is to do it well and use it to your advantage."

14 Aug 2017

Pilot project shows robots streamlining warehouse operations

Technology group Wärtsilä and DHL have completed a successful pilot, where the companies tested mobile robots in the warehouse... (video)

2 Aug 2017

Jungheinrich wins biggest lithium-ion contract ever

Jungheinrich has received a major order for more than 1,000 lithium-ion vehicles - the largest order ever awarded for vehicles fitted with lithium-ion batteries anywhere in the world...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 27 Jul 2017

Jungheinrich Group provides free five-year warranty on its lithium-ion batteries

Underscoring its technology leadership, Hamburg-based intralogistics provider Jungheinrich is providing a free five-year warranty on all of its self-manufactured lithium-ion batteries...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 21 Jul 2017

How IoT is set to transform global logistics space

The global telematics market is exploding in connectivity and growth. Trucking is no stranger to this sort of change - many fleets are leading the way...

11 Jul 2017

Physical internet: rethinking logistics

Sending goods through open channels as easily as information via the internet - that is the vision of the physical internet (PI). It applies the principle of exchange of standardised data packets to material flows...

10 Jul 2017

Eastern Cape auto industry enters new era

The decision by Japanese auto assembler Isuzu to buy the General Motors assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and invest in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro is part of a trend...

By Dr Ayanda Vilakazi 20 Jun 2017

IoT allowing for more agile supply chain management

DHL Supply Chain is implementing internet of things (IoT) technology into warehousing, with the goal to optimise operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer work practices... [infographic]

14 Jun 2017

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International

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.

5 Oct 2017

Walmart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire

NEW YORK, US: Walmart Stores announced Tuesday that it acquired New York delivery company Parcel as it girds to compete with Amazon and other supermarkets for home delivery of groceries.

4 Oct 2017

Elon Musk's BFR will fly from London to Cape Town in just 34 minutes

Elon Musk may be nuts, but a remarkable number of the South African-born businessman's ventures have been successful. This week at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia, he announced another “really special” proposal.

By Andy Walker 2 Oct 2017

Etihad Aviation Group appoints Tony Douglas as CEO

Tony Douglas has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Aviation Group, effective January 2018.

29 Sep 2017

Electric car-sharing service to roll into Singapore

SINGAPORE: An electric car-sharing service will be launched in Singapore in December, in what the company behind the scheme said on Wednesday was a first for Southeast Asia.

28 Sep 2017

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