Cloud-based food safety system now available in SA

TraQtion has launched in South Africa. TraQtion is a cloud-based food safety and supply chain quality compliance system that manages all aspects of food industry supply chains - including products, suppliers and site compliance. The system was designed by food safety and technology experts at...

13 Apr 2018

Engen, DSV reach 20,000 milestone for parcels

Engen and DSV Global Transport and Logistics have reached a milestone of over 20,000 parcels for its 65 DSV Bybox lockers at Engen service stations in South Africa. DSV ByBox is an automated parcel locker that offers the public a way of receiving and sending parcels. The parcels that are...

22 Jan 2018

Fashion brands increase commitment to responsible global supply chains

Fashion brands have entered into an Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh with global trade unions, in an effort to increase their commitment to responsible supply chains. The IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union, together with brand representatives from C&A and LC Waikiki...

30 Jun 2017

RCL acquires 49% of Botswana's Senn Foods Logistics
RCL acquires 49% of Botswana's Senn Foods Logistics

RCL Foods (formerly Rainbow Chickens) on Friday, 7 March 2014, announced the acquisition of 49% of Botswana's largest cold chain distribution business Senn Foods Logistics for P65.5m (R79.9m). The acquisition is via RCL's subsidiary, Vector Logistics. Source: I-Net Bridge...

10 Mar 2014

Clover‚ Eqstra renew supply deal

Consumer goods and beverages group Clover Industries (CLR) said on Tuesday, 5 June 2012, it had renewed its existing outsourcing service agreement with Eqstra Flexifleet for a "substantial period of time" in a move to reduce costs in the supply chain. The company said the transaction would hold...

6 Jun 2012

Opportunity for students to attend conference

In addition to its sponsorship of the Association for Operations Management of Southern Africa (SAPICS) Conference at Sun City from 25-27 July 2010 for supply chain and operations professionals, Volition Consulting Services is also sponsoring a student initiative that will enable aspiring supply...

16 Jul 2010

Zimbabwean farmer grows UK's first white sweetcorn

Zimbabwean farmer, David Mwanaka, has provided supermarket chain Sainsbury's with the first ever UK white sweetcorn. Usually grown in America, the white sweetcorn is sweeter than its yellow cousin; however this crop has been cultivated in the unlikely setting of rural Enfield, London. Read the full...

21 Sep 2007

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