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Export orders, container shipping on the rise
Export orders, container shipping on the rise

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017...

19 Jun 2017

Serco improves thermal properties of refrigerated truck panels
Serco improves thermal properties of refrigerated truck panels

Serco has invested in a new injection polyurethane foaming plant at its factory in Durban which is expected to improve the thermal properties of the insulated panels...

4 May 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail
#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

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Cool technology with a conscience

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...

14 Jul 2016

Imperial cold storage warehouse
New cold storage warehouse gives Imperial clients an edge

Investment in a new, state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse enables improved service levels, turnaround times and supports clients' growth strategies...

11 Apr 2016

Medu Capital adds to portfolio of established enterprises
Medu Capital adds to portfolio of established enterprises

Medu Capital (Pty) Ltd, a South African private equity company focused on established medium sized owner-managed businesses, today announced

14 Mar 2016

Formula One helps supermarket fridges become more energy efficient
Formula One helps supermarket fridges become more energy efficient

Williams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One-derived technology and know-how, has collaborated with UK start-up Aerofoil Energy to develop a new aerodynamic device that can significantly reduce the energy consumed by refrigerators in supermarkets and convenience stores.

20 Oct 2015

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

Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions
Industrial refrigeration merger adds to energy solutions

Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).

11 Sep 2014

REFSOLS chooses AWCape to aid African expansion

Refrigeration Solutions & Fridgetec Services (REFSOLS) has commissioned AWCape to supply and implement Sage 300 ERP (previously ERP Accpac) with specialised Service Manager software to help support its expansion into Africa.

25 Jul 2013

If you're content, we're content
If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available
[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available

Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013

[2013 trends] 'Goodvertising' - the key to brand leadership
[2013 trends] 'Goodvertising' - the key to brand leadership

There's a transformational shift happening and it's picking up pace in the New Year. Business and its far-reaching (some might say overreaching) arm, advertising, are becoming more responsible, more caring and more sustainable.

By Thomas Kolster 22 Jan 2013

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

It's party time at Bizcommunity! #happybiz10
It's party time at Bizcommunity! #happybiz10

On 20 August 2001, Andre Rademan and Ken van Ginkel sent out the very first Bizcommunity.com newsletter. Now, almost 10 years to the day, we're mixing up potions and even baking in preparation for our 'high calorie', 'light-fuse-and-stand-back' 10th birthday celebrations! [twitterfall]

22 Aug 2011

New cold storage facility in Cape

Orion Cold Storage (OCS), which supplies leading retailers, caterers, wholesalers and manufacturers throughout Southern Africa, will open its new cold storage facility at the Capricorn Business Park in Cape Town on 9 July 2010.

2 Jul 2010

Shoprite gets ‘green' transport refrigeration

The Shoprite Group is testing a nitrogen-powered transport refrigeration system, ecoFridge, in South Africa before introducing it into its fleet for fresh produce. It offer 100% silent running, uses no HFCs or HCFCs and is already compliant on emissions set for Montreal in 2010 and Kyoto in 2015.

21 Jan 2010

Pick n Pay gets greener refrigeration technology

Pick n Pay has embarked on a project to replace outdated harmful ozone-depleting HCFC-based refrigeration with energy-efficient German refrigeration technology.

9 Dec 2009

Future European food trends - from farm to fork

Future trends in food consumption in Europe, China and the Indian sub-continent could impact on food producing nations such as South Africa.

21 Nov 2007

New reefer solution to reduce CO2 emissions

Maersk Line has announced the implementation of QUEST which aims to significantly reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions of its refrigerated containers (reefers).

8 Nov 2007

JFPM makes radical changes to its customer service

The Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market (JFPM) is to implement Radical, DVT's Proudly South Africa CRM software. The system will enable JFPM to improve its focus on customer services on an ongoing basis.

11 Oct 2007