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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery store

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

By Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was marginal, although greater than that of January...

12 Apr 2021

Don't just tell them. Show them how attractive you are

For products wanting to strut their stuff at retail, glitz, glamour, and striking colours are the key features of captivating labels that attract discerning shoppers and get products moving off the shelf...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Apr 2021

Reinventing supply chains with digital platforms

It is time for the many pockets of digital progress to give way to digital transformation...

By Vukani Mngxati 7 Apr 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

Prioritising safety while delivering with Uber Eats

From picking up orders and delivering to hungry customers to knowing when to call for assistance, Uber Eats is always finding ways to help make every delivery as stress-free as possible...

Issued by Uber 29 Mar 2021

How the incident on the Suez highlights insurance risks of mega ships

Insurers have warned for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears have been realised by the large container ship currently blocking the critical Suez Canal sea route...

26 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

12 Mar 2021

Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: How the industry is poised to evolve after receiving a shot of adrenalin

WATCH: uAfrica's Anita Erasmus and Jaco Roux unpack how Covid-19 has affected the business, the impact of the AfCFTA on e-commerce and the need for sustainable development within the industry...

10 Mar 2021

Hygiene practices can help curb the spread of ASF

The recent outbreak of African swine flu in the Western Cape is a reminder that the food supply chain is under constant threat of disease or contamination along the agricultural value chain...

10 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estate

Inospace CEO Rael Levitt unpacks why distribution centres and warehouses are set to become "the new 'hot' property class"...

By Rael Levitt 9 Mar 2021

SA's logistics industry battles to regain momentum amidst Covid-19

Overall maritime cargo for January 2021 was down 15% compared to the same time last year, and according to industry body the South African Association of Freight Forwarders, there will be no "quick fix" to the situation...

9 Mar 2021

FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality Workplace

FedEx Express has been recognised for most 'Gender Inclusive Workplace' at the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021...

3 Mar 2021

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