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Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry
Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry

Did you know that South Africa has some of the worst road-safety statistics in the world?[i] Accidents hit the economy hard when vehicles have to be repaired or replaced and often goods in transit are destroyed or delayed...

By Morné Stoltz 16 May 2018

Will Imperial Holdings unbundle logistics, automotive arms?
Will Imperial Holdings unbundle logistics, automotive arms?

NEWSWATCH: Imperial Holdings' plans to unbundle Motus, its automotive arm, and Imperial Logistics - which entails transport, warehousing, and distribution management - is still unconfirmed...

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Feb 2018

The ongoing collision between tech and the transport and logistics sector
The ongoing collision between tech and the transport and logistics sector

Transport and logistics is fast gaining prominence as a sector to watch globally. Increased intercontinental trade has meant increased connection across different size economies...

By Mandisa Maketa 7 Feb 2018

Greg Cline
Balancing strategies critical for importers in 2018

Globally in 2017, unsustainable low rates, bigger vessels, and soft demand dominated the import sector, particularly from a shipping perspective. This has resulted in industry consolidation and a race for dominance...

By Dr Greg Cline 24 Jan 2018

Logistics marketplace Bwala Africa launches in Kenya
Logistics marketplace Bwala Africa launches in Kenya

Logistics marketplace Bwala Africa has launched in Kenya, allowing users to hire cars, trucks and delivery vans and source for repairs, service and maintenance from trusted dealers and mechanics...

By Tom Jackson 19 Jan 2018

Benji Coetzee
#BizTrends2018: Industry 4.0: A disruptive revolution or simply evolution?

Historic industrial revolutions have led to the "silent generation" (the likes of Warren Buffet and the Beatles) bearing witness to both pre- and post- liberated populations...

By Benji Coetzee 10 Jan 2018

Benji Coetzee
#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's EmptyTrips revolutionises logistics

The EmptyTrips platform connects those with spare capacity on their vehicles (truck, boat or plane) with those who require goods transported in Africa. I chatted to founder, Benji Coetzee, to find out how her brainchild...

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Aug 2017

David Williams
#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of falling

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more...

By Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

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

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

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

#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

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

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 Coetzee 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 Coetzee 17 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 Coetzee 8 Mar 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

Leaders need to plan for industry disruption
Leaders need to plan for industry disruption

The working world of today is characterised by constant change. Across indsutries and sector, the business landscape is dominated by change and market disruption...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue
[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue

Africa is certainly the next big thing when it comes to trading partners for the US, and the recent reauthorisation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years has just made it even hotter...

By Nicci Botha 11 Jun 2015

How will e-tolling change the urban landscape?
How will e-tolling change the urban landscape?

Following the protracted court battle over e-tolling in Gauteng, the government, through its agency SANRAL, intends to have the toll gantries in the province operational within weeks.

By John Roberts 2 Dec 2013

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