Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Logistics marketplace wins Seedstars Tunisia

Logistics marketplace wins Seedstars Tunisia[Tom Jackson] Tunisian startup Optimalogistic, a real-time marketplace for logistics services, has been named the winner of the local leg of global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World...

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Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry

Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry
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[Morné Stoltz] 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...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
Services to resume as #BusStrike comes to an end

Services to resume as #BusStrike comes to an end
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[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Bus services are set to resume today, Tuesday, 15 May 2018 as the national bus strike by more than 17,000 drivers finally comes to an end...

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Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
Theft on the move: how to safeguard goods and personnel in transit

Theft on the move: how to safeguard goods and personnel in transit
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[Morné Stoltz] With a spike in thefts from delivery vehicles causing havoc across the country, fleet owners and operators are looking for solutions to safeguard life and property...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
MyCiTi service remains suspended as #BusStrike continues

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Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash
[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: The MyCiTi service in the City of Cape Town remains suspended as the nationwide bus strike continues...

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Tom Jackson
NAMIBIA
SunCycles getting Namibia moving with "e-bikes"

SunCycles getting Namibia moving with "e-bikes"[Tom Jackson] "For a country with inadequate public transport systems and a general cultural aversion towards bicycles, the uptake in Namibia has been surprisingly good."

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

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Ilse van den Berg
SOUTH AFRICA
Three African airports honoured at Airport Service Quality Awards

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Photo by paul mocan on Unsplash
[Ilse van den Berg] Airports Company South Africa's George Airport and King Shaka International, as well as another African airport, Nairobi Airport, were honoured at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards...

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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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