Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
Will Imperial Holdings unbundle logistics, automotive arms?

Will Imperial Holdings unbundle logistics, automotive arms?[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Imperial Holdings' plans to unbundle Motus, its automotive arm, and Imperial Logistics - which entails transport, warehousing, and distribution management - is still unconfirmed...

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Mandisa Maketa
SOUTH AFRICA
The ongoing collision between tech and the transport and logistics sector

The ongoing collision between tech and the transport and logistics sector
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[Mandisa Maketa] Transport and logistics is fast gaining prominence as a sector to watch globally. Increased intercontinental trade has meant increased connection across different size economies...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Transport] Chariot has launched Europe's first daily commuter shuttle service in the United Kingdom. The shuttle service will operate in London with four routes aimed at complementing the city's existing public transport system.
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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Startups shaking up the sector

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Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash
[Ilse van den Berg] The logistics industry is in the midst of one of the greatest revolutions in history, thanks to digitisation, technology advancing at such a rapid pace, and business owners adopting new, forward-thinking, collaborative business models...

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Dr Greg Cline
SOUTH AFRICA
Balancing strategies critical for importers in 2018

Greg Cline
Greg Cline
[Dr Greg Cline] 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...

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Mungo Park
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Unlock value in supply chain and rise to the challenges

Mungo Park
Mungo Park
[Mungo Park] Mungo Park, president of leading Southern African supply chain and operations management association Sapics, shares his insights on supply chain trends in 2018, and offers advice to organisations seeking to unlock value in their supply chains and rise to the challenges in the year ahead.

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Kamogelo Mmutlana
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: From the high street to the dusty street - when formal and informal meet

Kamogelo Mmutlana
Kamogelo Mmutlana
[Kamogelo Mmutlana] Opportunities for economic growth abound within the exchanges between the formal and informal economies...

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

Benji Coetzee
Benji Coetzee
[Benji Coetzee] 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...

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Dr Greg Cline
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: The changing face of imports

Greg Cline
Greg Cline
[Dr Greg Cline] Logistics and imports are undergoing significant changes amidst an increasing awareness on the importance of being cost conscious and needing to find ways to be more efficient...

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Grant Fraser
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Actionable intelligence driving fleet trends into 2018

Grant Fraser
Grant Fraser
[Grant Fraser] Ten years ago, analysts predicted that technology would be the greatest catalyst for change in the fleet telematics space and it certainly has been...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
SA's Droppa plans Cape Town, Durban rollouts next year

SA's Droppa plans Cape Town, Durban rollouts next year[Tom Jackson] South African on-demand logistics startup, Droppa, is planning to expand to Cape Town and Durban in 2018 having established a decent foothold in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni...

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Mike Whitfield
SOUTH AFRICA
This is why Transport Month matters

This is why Transport Month matters
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[Mike Whitfield] Since 2005, South Africa has been celebrating October as Transport Month and 12 years later, we may have forgotten just how vital the transportation sector is to our economy and our growing nation...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How businesses can make their logistics and supply lines more eco-friendly - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Supply chains and logistics are crucial parts of any business but more needs to be done to ensure that they are as eco-friendly as possible...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: The humble beginnings of a bicycle courier company

#EntrepreneurMonth: The humble beginnings of a bicycle courier company[Ilse van den Berg] Iyeza Health, the brainchild of two young entrepreneurs, Sizwe Nzima and Siraaj Adams, started off as a bicycle courier company to ease the burden of medicine collection for their community...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Mobility startups invited to apply for Man accelerator

Mobility startups invited to apply for Man accelerator[Tom Jackson] African mobility startups are invited to apply for the Man Truck and Bus Impact Accelerator, which offers access to mentorship and visits to mobility hotspots in Cape Town, Mumbai, Munich, and San Francisco...

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Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
Want to improve profits in the trucking industry? Focus on safety

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Photo by Mrigendra Chauhan on Unsplash
[Morné Stoltz] Road freight's steady growth trajectory looks set to continue, but it is paralleled by a troubling rise in accidents involving trucks...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters

#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters[Ilse van den Berg] It seems there is no area in South Africa where innovation and creativity isn't disrupting the industry. Especially in the logistics space, there's been forward-thinking individuals and companies all aiming to make the industry more efficient...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
Uber to go public, launches Movement tool

Uber to go public, launches Movement tool[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Things have no doubt been abuzz at Uber with new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wanting to take the company public in the next 18 to 36 months. In addition, the company has officially launched its Movement tool...

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Kyle Cowan
SOUTH AFRICA
Former Prasa CFO must pay back just over R8.2m

Former Prasa CFO must pay back just over R8.2m[Kyle Cowan] Former Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) chief financial officer (CFO), Fenton Gastin, must pay back just over R8.2-million he received in terms of invalidated contracts signed by Lucky Montana...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's EmptyTrips revolutionises logistics

Benji Coetzee
Benji Coetzee
[Ilse van den Berg] 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...

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