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SOUTH AFRICA

When the coronavirus gets tough, the tough get stockpiling

As the fear of the coronavirus spreads, consumers have been flocking to stores to stockpile emergency supplies, resulting in empty shelves as retailers can't keep up with demand...

By Xiaodan Pan, Benny Mantin and Martin Dresner 2 days ago

GLOBAL

Coronavirus could threaten global agricultural trade

"The growing impact of the Covid-19 coincides with the announcement of a 1,4% retraction in our economy as well as a decline of 7,6% for agriculture in the fourth quarter of 2019."

11 Mar 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board

European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...

11 Oct 2018

UNITED STATES

Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management...

25 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to build its own $1.5bn air freight hub

Online retail colossus Amazon recently said it will strengthen its distribution muscle and create US jobs by building its first air freight hub...

2 Feb 2017