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Adam Orlin
Finding the right partner key in navigating imports in drought-hit SA

We spoke to Adam Orlin, head of Investec Import Solutions, to find out more about the impact of the drought on the import and export of agriculture commodities...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Aug 2016

Faith Modipa
#WomensMonth: Making Elegant Fuel with Faith Modipa

Faith Modipa is a woman on the go. She climbed the ladder from administrator to partner and co-director at Elegant Fuel and helped the company grow as she went about her business...

By Cari Van Wyk 5 Aug 2016

A complex marketplace demands a 'Smart Strategy'
A complex marketplace demands a 'Smart Strategy'

In today's business environment, one of the major obstacles to long-term success is the belief that a business can generalise - and be all things to all people....

By Kate Stubbs 4 Aug 2016

Integrated technology mindset needed for logistics success
Integrated technology mindset needed for logistics success

Solution buzzwords in the logistics industry are often abused as blanket statements for empty promises. The intentions held by those overused words are however still the stepping stones...

By Grant Marshbank 2 Aug 2016

Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse
Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse

I spoke to Riaan Graham from Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa, about the role of Wi-Fi in warehousing and finding technology/solutions to address disrupted Wi-Fi connectivity...

By Cari Van Wyk 27 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary
#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary

On Mandela Day, Klipstone Transport, in a bid to provide Eldorado Park Primary school with a sustainable food solution and education, launched a CSI project...

By Cari Van Wyk 26 Jul 2016

Warehouse management systems essential to delivering online promises
Warehouse management systems essential to delivering online promises

The online race for capturing the biggest share of the customer's wallet has left many a traditional retailer trailing behind, not through technology but through the offline movement of ordered goods...

By Hein Pretorius 12 Jul 2016

Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?
Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?

Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage...

By Kate Stubbs 23 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Creating the largest digital transport marketplace in Africa
#YouthMonth: Creating the largest digital transport marketplace in Africa

As we are celebrating the success of South Africa's youth, I asked Rion Henning, starter-upper, founder and managing director of BidShip, the Uber of logistics, to tell us about his journey to success...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing
#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa

With a growing logistics network between SADC countries, it's important to keep mind of...

By Cari Van Wyk 26 May 2016

Forget cost management, think value management
Forget cost management, think value management

As a business, it has always been wise to regularly look back and reflect on progress (or the lack thereof), and to then take stock of the current trajectory...

By Kate Stubbs 24 May 2016

Liz Hart, MD, Infrastructure Africa
Infrastructure Africa to focus on regional opportunities

Infrastructure Africa will this year showcase some of Africa's mega projects...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2016

The TomTom Team
Traffic is a fact of life, but we can plan smarter

TomTom recently released the results from the TomTom Traffic Index 2016. We asked TomTom traffic analyst, Jaap Schaapherder to shed some extra light on their findings...

By Cari Van Wyk 4 May 2016

#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success
#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success

ACSA hopped on the e-commerce bandwagon (or should we say flight) and took Duty Free Shopping online, with their own portal. We spoke to Shethal Badal about ACSA's e-commerce journey...

By Cari Van Wyk 20 Apr 2016

Jaco Marais
#CommerceMonth: Speeding things up with KaChing

We asked Jaco Marais, co-founder and managing director, to tell us more about KaChing, how it facilitates commerce and how it has been influenced by e-commerce...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK, Nordic Countries and Africa, LATAM
WTM Africa 2016: LATAM Airlines ready to introduce itself to the world

We caught up with Martin Modarelli, globe trotter and commercial director UK, Nordic countries and Africa for LATAM airlines at the LATAM stand to get some more inside info...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Apr 2016

SA Florist co-founders Fraser Black and Nicholas Wallander
SA Florist: Delivery in the dawn of the on-demand revolution

Same-day, all-day delivery? Yup, SA Florist launched it's revolutionary, Uber-style Zoom Bloom delivery service in response to the On-Demand Economy and consumers becoming...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Mar 2016

Thiloshini Ramdass
#BrandManagerMonth: A brand is a promise

I can confidently say that every brand has many stories to tell - these stories engage, inform, surprise, delight, and impact their audience... and I am the conduit between the brand and the media.

By Cari Van Wyk 17 Mar 2016

Festive flights: who soared and who was grounded on social media
Festive flights: who soared and who was grounded on social media

If engagement on Facebook is anything to go by, it looks like Mango was a clear winner...

By Nick Paul 16 Mar 2016

BidShip startup to become the Uber of logistics
BidShip startup to become the Uber of logistics

We asked Rion Henning, founder and managing director of BidShip, to tell us more about BidShip and the role it will play...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Mar 2016

Alon Lits
Uber benefits for tourists and tourism

Except for the benefits it offers locals in getting around safely and timely, it is a great option for tourists traveling to South African cities...

By Cari Van Wyk 7 Mar 2016

Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will be
Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will be

In light of the many challenges that the Logistics industry is facing, we wanted to know what Grant Fraser thought of the 2016 Budget Speech...

By Cari Van Wyk 3 Mar 2016

#DesignMonth: Creating a transport marketplace with eShip
#DesignMonth: Creating a transport marketplace with eShip

Finding the right transport provider is no easy task - even more so when you start crossing borders. Emile McLennan, founder of eShip, aimed to solve just his problem...

By Cari Van Wyk 23 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute
#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute

In June 2015, Ntando Kubheka and Tumi Marope launched Locomute, Africa's first car sharing network. What started as an MBA project soon turned into a legitimate business...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: Mellowcabs to hit SA streets in 2016
#DesignMonth: Mellowcabs to hit SA streets in 2016

Mellowcabs are low-cost, emissions-free, electrically powered vehicles that you'll find noiselessly zipping through South African city streets in the coming months...

By Sindy Peters 17 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go
#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go

Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company...

By Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Shifting towards e-mobility
[BizTrends 2016] Shifting towards e-mobility

Global statistics reveal that world populations have grown exponentially, but have the supporting services and infrastructure grown in proportion to cater for this? The answer is no...

By Hiten Parmar 18 Jan 2016

Supply chain trends for 2016
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 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Fleet management trends with Dr David Molapo
[BizTrends 2016] Fleet management trends with Dr David Molapo

With economic relief unlikely anytime soon, South African fleet managers are set to continue in belt-tightening mode through the coming year...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Jan 2016

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