Logistics Trends 2020

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Big award for compact forklift: ERC 216zi stacker truck wins iF Design Award
Big award for compact forklift: ERC 216zi stacker truck wins iF Design Award

This year, the Jungheinrich ERC 216zi stacker truck is awarded with the internationally renowned iF Design Award...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 14 Feb 2020

New EKS platform: top performance in three series
New EKS platform: top performance in three series

Jungheinrich has developed a new platform solution for the two to four series of its EKS vertical order picker. For the first time, it takes into account the requirements of both narrow and wide aisles...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 11 Feb 2020

Equites to develop R1.3bn logistics warehouse facility for Pepkor
Equites to develop R1.3bn logistics warehouse facility for Pepkor

Equites Property Fund Limited (Equites) is set to develop a 122,734m2 logistics warehouse facility in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal for Pepkor at a total cost of R1.3bn...

22 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruption

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

By Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

3 pointers to warehouse transformation
3 pointers to warehouse transformation

It wasn't very long ago when fulfillment was described as "just logistics". How times change...

By Neil Gouveia 11 Dec 2019

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Creating added value with efficient logistics solutions, strategic acquisitions

As recessionary market forces put increased pressure on already complex value chains, the logistics industry faces major consolidation...

14 Nov 2019

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Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth

Warehouses tend to be one of the most ignored elements of infrastructure and logistics, but are a fundamental part of the supply chain...

By Geoffrey White 1 Nov 2019

A walk through the warehouse of a thriving fashion e-tailer
A walk through the warehouse of a thriving fashion e-tailer

When you think about South Africa's most successful online fashion retailers, it may not immediately occur to you that RunwaySale is one of them. The platform boasts over 1 million members...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum to focus on economic growth acceleration
African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum to focus on economic growth acceleration

All aboard for the eighth annual African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum - a two-day trade exhibition and conference taking place on from 15-16 October 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...

26 Sep 2019

Africa Logistics Properties tackles East African supply chain challenges
Africa Logistics Properties tackles East African supply chain challenges

Africa Logistics Properties recently hosted a Supply Chain Networking Breakfast Forum in celebration of its second anniversary since the completion of phase one - ALP North at Tatu City's Industrial Park. The event brought together key stakeholders in the logistics and supply chain sector with the aim of generating industry solutions...

18 Sep 2019

Butlers POS+ Logic crowned most innovative warehousing, logistics solutions brand
Butlers POS+ Logic crowned most innovative warehousing, logistics solutions brand

Butlers POS+ Logic has been recognised as the Most Innovative Warehousing & Logistics Solutions Brand at the seventh annual Global Brands Magazine Awards...

18 Sep 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

2024 Warehousing Vision Study results released
2024 Warehousing Vision Study results released

Eighty-seven percent of businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint over the next five years...

1 Jul 2019

The importance of undercover agents in transport
The importance of undercover agents in transport

The transportation industry provides a vital service to the South African business industry at large. Transporting goods and supplies from one location to another is a vital, but also very risky business.

19 Jun 2019

ETV 216i wins IFOY Award in the Warehouse Truck category

Jungheinrich's ETV 216i, the first reach truck in the world with standard built-in lithium-ion battery, has received the IFOY Award in Vienna...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 30 Apr 2019

8 supply chain technology trends to watch
8 supply chain technology trends to watch

With supply chains becoming increasingly globalised and more complex, organisations should know all parties in their supply chain network and trust them...

25 Apr 2019

Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary
Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary

Shoprite is still accepting bursary applications for the 2019 academic year...

17 Apr 2019

Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019
Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019

Industrial property's top performance is comparison to other sectors is likely to continue going forward, according to Tony Bales, industrial property expert at Epping Property...

17 Apr 2019

What's keeping logistics CEO's awake at night?
What's keeping logistics CEO's awake at night?

Logistics businesses in South Africa continue to show resilience despite the prevailing economic headwinds...

5 Apr 2019

R18bn expansion plan for Dube Trade Port
R18bn expansion plan for Dube Trade Port

The Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone (DTP SEZ) in KwaZulu-Natal continues to experience an unprecedented wave of investments...

20 Mar 2019

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

How an efficient warehouse operation could save you a sale
How an efficient warehouse operation could save you a sale

One of the biggest frustrations instore shoppers face is not being able to find products they're looking for - whether they are sold out, hard to find or simply not practical to keep in stock...

By Mark Thomson 15 Feb 2019

DHL Global Forwarding launches Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics
DHL Global Forwarding launches Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics

DHL Global Forwarding has consolidated its portfolio of humanitarian logistics services within its first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics in Dubai...

8 Feb 2019

Nominated for three IFOY Awards
Nominated for three IFOY Awards

Jungheinrich has been nominated in 2019 for a total of three IFOY Awards. For yet another year, this makes Jungheinrich the company with the most nominations in the IFOY competition...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 23 Jan 2019

Doing more with less through technology
Doing more with less through technology

The concept of scale - the average fixed-cost unit decreasing as volume increases - is critical to enable a business to be cost-effective and efficient....

19 Dec 2018

Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black Friday
Click and Collect reveals record breaking numbers for Black Friday

More online shoppers turned to 'Click and Collect' as a delivery option during this year's Black Friday shopping frenzy...

7 Dec 2018

Jungheinrich's new EKM 202
Jungheinrich's new EKM 202

Jungheinrich presents the latest generation of its EKM 202 small parts order picker...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 15 Nov 2018

First phase of revitalised Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park launched
First phase of revitalised R50m Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park launched

The newly revitalised Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park should be used to inspire confidence in the South African economy...

1 Nov 2018

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