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Supporting manufacturers through a time of change

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

By Christopher Veerasamy 3 days ago

Drones are the future for better pan-African healthcare

Drones are being successfully deployed to support medical and humanitarian projects across Africa, but for greater, more sustainable impact, they will need to be fully integrated into supply chains within an enabling regulatory environment...

3 Jul 2020

Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of change

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

By Christopher Veerasamy 2 Jul 2020

The African Continental Free Trade Area - from agreement to implementation

The Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was brokered by the African Union (AU) and adopted by 44 of its 55 member states on 21 March 2018. By February 2019, all AU countries, save for Eritrea, had become signatories to the AfCFTA, which came into force on 30 May 2019...

By Robyn Berger, Theunis Claassen and Catherine Robson 30 Jun 2020

African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic storm

According to Tim White, CEO of Profica, the logistics and warehousing sectors have strong fundamentals in place which may see the industrial sector weather the Covid-19 storm and emerge with a more positive long-term outlook...

25 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 is fast-tracking progress in air freight supply chains

Few - if any - air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air-traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the disruption...

24 Jun 2020

Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 storm

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed...

11 Jun 2020

Business continuity demands a supply chain with end-to-end visibility

How digital migration can help enterprises achieve end-to-end visibility of their supply chain...

By Baljeet Nagi 8 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Thato Ramaphike speaks out to the logistics industry

This Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

4 Jun 2020

Fulfilling contractual obligations - when force majeure applies, and when it doesn't

What is "force majeure" and when does it apply? Advocate Christo Erasmus, head of legal at Bidvest International Logistics explains...

4 Jun 2020

Uptake in automated dimensioning systems as e-commerce expands

As e-commerce ramps up in South Africa due to lockdown, Bidvest Mobility, a leader in mobile computing and barcoding solutions, has experienced an uptake in the demand for automated dimensioning systems for inbound and outbound shipping operations...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 3 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Level 3 liquor let-down looms, warns Sapics

When SA moves down to lockdown level 3, alcohol sales will be permitted under specific conditions. But does this mean that your local liquor store will be fully stocked and ready to sell you your favourite tipple?

28 May 2020

Strategic sourcing value beyond cost-savings in times of crisis

With reducing spending as one of its key strategic goals, strategic sourcing is now more pressured to deliver value, particularly in times of crisis...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 26 May 2020

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