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#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics
#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics

For businesses and consumers alike, here are the three hottest trends to watch in 2017...

By Harry van Huyssteen 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Stepping into the future of global supply chains and logistics
#BizTrends2017: Stepping into the future of global supply chains and logistics

In 2017, supply chains and logistics will be shaped by smart partnerships...

By Kate Stubbs 9 Jan 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Truck-driving jobs are getting popular around the world

According to the latest statistics, truck-driving jobs are now part of almost every list of top jobs today...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Jan 2017

Uber-Wesbank deal a boon to transport entrepreneurs
Uber-Wesbank deal a boon to transport entrepreneurs

It's been just over one year since Uber partnered with Wesbank in a R200m car rental deal, with the aim to fuel growth in the passenger transport industry...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Dec 2016

SA's Fastvan launches updated courier app
SA's Fastvan launches updated courier app

South African startup Fastvan is to roll out a new app on Android and iOS in January that allows users to send hundreds of parcels in minutes...

By Tom Jackson 12 Dec 2016

#Newsmaker: Shamendran Naidu - Executive at Transit Ads
#Newsmaker: Shamendran Naidu - Executive at Transit Ads

Shamendran Naidu has been appointed as executive at Transit Ads. He has been part of the Provantage Media Group since 2009, and has plans to take the outdoor advertising space to the next level...

By Beverley Klein 28 Nov 2016

BA launches Gatwick/Cape Town flights for summer
BA launches Gatwick/Cape Town flights for summer

BA has upped its capacity to the Mother City by nearly a third for the summer season, including a three-times-a-week service from Gatwick.

By Nicci Botha 28 Nov 2016

Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance
Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance

We spoke to Rudolf Britz about how market changes, new technology, and innovative companies in the transport industry are disrupting the insurance industry...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Nov 2016

Simisa via  - Port Louis, Mauritius
#APE2016: Fostering trade and development through port business hubs

We spoke to Aruna Bunwaree-Ramsaha, deputy director general, Mauritius Ports Authority, about the development of business hubs close to ports and what these hubs mean for trade and...

By Cari Coetzee 18 Oct 2016

#MobilityIndaba: rethinking mobility for Cape Town's sake
#MobilityIndaba: rethinking mobility for Cape Town's sake

With mobility as the main focus, #CoCreate2Move engages all attendees, encouraging them to rethink the way we move about the city and co-create plans to move the city forward...

By Cari Coetzee 7 Oct 2016

#InnovationMonth: from one driver to a sustainable transport company
#InnovationMonth: from one driver to a sustainable transport company

William and Linell Schmidt, started the Limetime Shuttle service with one drive in 2013. Now they travel to 19 different destinations and passed the 1 million km mark...

By Cari Coetzee 30 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Forging ahead with intelligent mobility
#InnovationMonth: Forging ahead with intelligent mobility

The digital revolution is upon us and it has left no industry untouched. Doing a fine job at keeping up with the rate of change is the automotive industry...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Sep 2016

- Metrocable, MedellĂ­n, Colombia
#InnovationMonth: Technology's crucial role in developing economic transport hubs

With innovations like high-speed connectivity, sensors, big data, geolocation and mobile services, transit routes can become the connective tissue that creates stronger communities and...

By Harry van Huyssteen 29 Sep 2016

Big Data to spur more efficient, more reliable public transport
Big Data to spur more efficient, more reliable public transport

South Africa is battling some unique challenges in the field of public transport: the legacies of historical urban planning programmes, complex inter-relationships of formal and informal travel systems...

By Harry van Huyssteen 21 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Carpooling for trees
#InnovationMonth: Carpooling for trees

Transport Month in October will see SA's fourth Carpool Week taking place from 3-9 October. Last year it was 'Carpool Karaoke', this year everyone will be carpooling for trees...

By Cari Coetzee 20 Sep 2016

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#InnovationMonth: Flourishing in the new age of connection

Futurist, innovator and Autodesk's explorer in residence Jonathan Knowles recently addressed attendees at this year's Autodesk University Extension South Africa (AUx) event...

By Sindy Peters 12 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: SA landscapes through the eyes of truck drivers
#InnovationMonth: SA landscapes through the eyes of truck drivers

Truck drivers spend hours on the road, travelling the country from corner to corner. Barloworld Transport partnered with Hello Square and some of South Africa's top Instagrammers for an innovative Instagram campaign...

By Cari Coetzee 7 Sep 2016

Kate Stubbs
Harnessing change: why future success belongs to the first movers

Many are looking to capitalise on key opportunities and trends that have very clearly emerged from a complex and fast-moving business ecosystem...

By Kate Stubbs 24 Aug 2016

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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 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

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