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kulula passengers now get more choice for comfort
kulula passengers now get more choice for comfort

kulula.com, South Africa's privately owned low-fare airline, has announced that passengers now have the ability to pre-purchase emergency exit row seats which are located over-wing and at the front of the aircraft on kulula domestic flights.

29 May 2015 11:03

Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator
Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator

Warehouse investment is on the up: 39% of companies plan to increase the number of warehouses and 33% to expand their size. The trend reflects the need both for greater capacity in hub sites and for more local depots. With more space, more staff, more Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) and the need to coordinate supply across multiple channels, the industry needs new ways to improve workflow.

29 May 2015 09:50

'Uber-for-documents' startup launches in CPT
'Uber-for-documents' startup launches in CPT

A new courier service based on an Uber-for-documents model is launching in Cape Town and may spread to other cities.

By Duncan Alfreds 28 May 2015 12:36

Vast opportunities for South African businesses to stimulate trade
Vast opportunities for South African businesses to stimulate trade

South Africa is currently rated 100 out of 189 economies when it comes to the ease of trading across borders.

27 May 2015 12:40

Engel & Völkers launches business aircraft service
Engel & Völkers launches business aircraft service

The Engel & Völkers Group has announced the launch of a new service portfolio, Engel & Völkers Aviation (E&V Aviation), which includes the brokerage of business aircraft and private jets worldwide.

27 May 2015 12:30

Logistics evolution on the move
Logistics evolution on the move

E-commerce, the electronic trade of goods and services, is reshaping the world of logistics and forcing logistics providers to step up.

27 May 2015 12:05

A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'. While these terms have slightly different connotations for different people, the catalyst for transforming the enterprise should always be the same. That catalyst, simply put, is 'mobile'.

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market
Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market

A new reliable and simple service has launched that aims to remove the hassle and admin involved with traditional courier services, and is recruiting drivers to help deliver the service.

27 May 2015 07:50

Rights and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Rights and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

People are the most important asset of any organisation, and all employees are entitled to the highest consideration for their safety while in the workplace.

By Rhys Evans 27 May 2015 07:48

Cape ANC lobbies to stall MyCiTi expansion
Cape ANC lobbies to stall MyCiTi expansion

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape will continue lobbying the national government to withhold funding for Cape Town's multimillion-rand MyCiTi rapid transport system bus expansion, until the party's call for "genuine" consultation with affected communities has been met.

26 May 2015 10:55

SAA jet fuel plan 'will set it back'
SAA jet fuel plan 'will set it back'

Plans by South African Airways (SAA) to procure jet fuel from black industrialists in SA could make the airline less competitive against rivals that procure their fuel from global suppliers, analysts have said.

26 May 2015 10:32

Sharing the wheels for ease of movement
Sharing the wheels for ease of movement

Areport in the UK last year said that carsharing schemes could become a "mainstream" part of London's transport system by 2020, with around 800,000 members. According to the report, car sharing businesses could see 79,000 fewer cars on UK roads which would bring a big reduction in emissions.

By Mark Smyth 26 May 2015 10:26

Students protest over inefficient shuttle service
Students protest over inefficient shuttle service

DASO-aligned students at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University want the institution to pump R5-million more into shuttle services, claiming that students often missed tests due to inefficient transport...

25 May 2015 10:35