Logistics Trends 2016

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BPL plays host to one of a kind Rolls-Royce

The one of kind, inspired by fashion Rolls-Royce Wraith arrived at Bidvest Panalpina Logistics' warehouse earlier this month...

Saldanha Bay IDZ creating opportunities

40,000 jobs stand to be created due to the development of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone and more than 21,000 of these jobs will be created in the Western Cape by 2021...

NAMC, DAFF releases TradeProbe

The TradeProbe is a joint initiative by the NAMC and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...

Eris Property Group to invest in Nigeria's Agbara Estate

The development plans for the Agbara Estate in Lagos, Nigeria, represents Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund (MAREF) and its partners, Land Afrique and Eris Property Group's commitment to investment in Nigeria...

Acquisition to broaden Barloworld Transport's specialised offerings

In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services...

Chinese takeaway frogs

Hundreds of frogs have been rescued in an operation that has exposed an alleged multi-million rand international pet trafficking operation...

Green light for Durban logistics park

Fortress Income Fund has cleared a significant hurdle in its bid to create a logistics mega-park on the last developable flat land in south Durban...

Serco wins by losing weight

For Serco, the challenge was losing weight in the body of the meat hanger truck while not compromising its strength and durability.

Boeing to reduce 747-8 production

The Boeing Company has announced that it will lower the production rate on the 747-8 programme in order to match supply with near-term demand in the cargo market...

Key trends to shape global logistics

In the midst of all this economic, demographic and technological change, the logistics industry will continue to thrive...

By Charles Brewer

MiX Telematics dominates SA fleet management market

MiX Telematics has been recognised by a Berg Insight report as the largest fleet management solution provider in South Africa...

2016 trucking industry outlook

The responsibility for moving cargoes across South Africa and national borders will continue to rest on the shoulders of truck operators...

Supply chain trends for 2016

Supply chains - the series of events needed to get goods and services to customers at the right place, time, quality, and price - face a number of impending challenges in 2016...

By Grant Marshbank

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