IT has changed the face of many an industry and warehousing is no different. Wi-Fi has offered a cost-effective way in which distributors can make their warehouse processes more cost effective, however, deploying Wi-Fi in warehouses presents challenges with Wi-Fi signals often disrupted in the warehouse environment. I spoke to Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa, about the role of Wi-Fi in warehousing and finding technology/solutions to address disrupted Wi-Fi connectivity.
Cari Van Wyk 9 hours ago
Abuja, Nigeria: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday flagged off commercial train services on the country's first ever standard gauge rail track linking the capital Abuja with the northern city of Kaduna.
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SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon announced Monday plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely.
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Transnet Port Terminals received a number of awards at the NOSA Eastern Region Awards 2016. Recipients included TPT's Ngqura Container Terminal, Port Elizabeth Car Terminal and East London Car Terminal who were all awarded the Top Companies Award, achieving excellence as a leading Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) company.
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Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago
The government had gazetted all of the 10 applications that ArcelorMittal SA had put forward for import duties, the company said in a trading update on Friday. It had also seen a "significant improvement" in the group's net cash position.
Mark Allix 2 days ago
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The City of Joburg, in expanding its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, will bring the Rea Vaya bus service to Sandton Central within the next two years - boosting all modes of transport and easing traffic flow. The project is also adding improvements to infrastructure in Sandton Central through adding new bridges, widening main roads, upgrading pavements and signage, improving street lights and signals and the introduction of cycling and walking facilities.
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According to Professor Nick Binedell from the Gordon Business Institute of Business Science in his keynote address at the 38th Annual SAPICS Conference and Exhibition for supply chain professionals held in June, "South Africa needs to become a hub of service, production, and capability. The only way we're going to get there is when everybody does their part."
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South African Airways (SAA) has terminated its deal with BnP Capital, a "boutique" financier appointed to help the airline restructure its R15bn debt and to raise funds in return for a R256m success fee.
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SYDNEY - The break-up of Australian logistics giant Asciano between local and international suitors cleared a key hurdle on Thursday after the nation's corporate regulator approved their Aus$9.05bn (US$6.78bn) bid.
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Flying from Mthatha to Johannesburg will‚ from October 1‚ cost R799 - that is‚ if you take to the skies with new airline Fly Blue Crane.
Mkhululi Ndamase 20 Jul 2016