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JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain
JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain

The ability to manufacture 'just enough' stock to cover orders and deliver 'just enough' product to every retailer is the optimal supply chain scenario in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry...

By Andrew Dawson 7 hours ago

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

Huguenot Tunnel to get an upgrade
Huguenot Tunnel to get an upgrade

SANRAL has put together an operations plan for the much-needed upgrades to the Huguenot Tunnel, starting in September 2019...

10 Jun 2019

DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more markets in Africa
DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more markets in Africa

DHL Africa eShop has seen impressive growth since launching and has now been rolled out to nine more countries across sub-Saharan Africa...

10 Jun 2019

Lalgy Transport streamlines logistics across its fleet
Lalgy Transport streamlines logistics across its fleet

MiX Telematics announced that it will provide Lalgy Transports, a company that operates throughout the Mozambique territory and surrounding countries, with a comprehensive telematics solution...

28 May 2019

Takealot's Pick-up Points a milestone for SA e-commerce
Takealot's Pick-up Points a milestone for SA e-commerce

Pargo CEO and co-founder Lars Veul shares why he thinks Takealot Pick-up Points make so much sense...

By Lars Veul 24 May 2019

How ERP manages operations across locations
How ERP manages operations across locations

Across the manufacturing and distribution sectors, improving operational efficiency is the difference between success and failure...

10 May 2019

CCBSA launches new smart trucks
CCBSA launches new smart trucks

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington...

10 May 2019

The power of tech for cross-border trade
The power of tech for cross-border trade

Marshall McLuhan is better known for creating the term 'global village', a description that describes how borders have effectively disappeared...

By Mike Higley 10 May 2019

Takealot revamps flagship pickup point in Gauteng
Takealot revamps flagship pickup point in Gauteng

Takealot.com's flagship Pickup Point at the New Road off-ramp in Midrand spans the N1 highway, allowing motorists to easily collect their online orders...

9 May 2019

Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions
Q&A: Marko Salic on digitally transforming retail and supply chain solutions

Argility is a South African enterprise software development and services company focussing on using industry 4.0 technologies in the retail and supply chain arena...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 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

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane
The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs...

15 Apr 2019

Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia
Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange...

15 Apr 2019

DHL launches Africa eShop, connecting global brands with African shoppers
DHL launches Africa eShop, connecting global brands with African shoppers

DHL Express has launched Africa eShop, a platform enabling customers to shop directly from more than 200 US- and UK-based online retailers...

11 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

Ford exports vehicles from Port Elizabeth to Europe
Ford exports vehicles from Port Elizabeth to Europe

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its vehicle export operations...

4 Apr 2019

#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa
#SeamlessSA: 6 steps to starting an e-commerce store in South Africa

Starting an e-commerce store in South Africa can be a tricky minefield. Luckily, Insaka E-Commerce Academy CEO Warrick Kernes let us in on his six top steps to starting an online business...

By Maroefah Smith 22 Mar 2019

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries
Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone...

18 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

DHL Global Forwarding named Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year
DHL Global Forwarding named Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year

DHL Global Forwarding has been voted Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year for 2019, by readers of STAT Times...

25 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Fuel levies up, focus on improving non-toll roads
#BudgetSpeech2019: Fuel levies up, focus on improving non-toll roads

During the 2019 Budget Speech, it was announced there will be an increase to fuel levies and that the South African National Roads Agency is allocated an additional R3.5bn over the next three years to improve non-toll roads...

20 Feb 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

Festival-goers can now shop and ship to Amazon lockers at Coachella
Festival-goers can now shop and ship to Amazon lockers at Coachella

Visitors to the USA's popular Coachella festival in April will now be able to shop festival essentials from Amazon to be delivered to an Amazon locker located inside the event...

14 Feb 2019

Driving during loadshedding
Driving during loadshedding

The current loadshedding dilemma is affecting daily functioning on various levels, and motorists, in particular, are voicing distress over interruptions in traffic...

13 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

Hino South Africa reveal future plans
Hino South Africa reveal future plans

Hino South Africa has laid out ambitious plans for 2019 and beyond...

4 Feb 2019

Meet Scout, Amazon's new delivery robot
Meet Scout, Amazon's new delivery robot

Amazon is field testing a new delivery robot called Scout, which the company describes as a "fully-electric delivery system" designed to safely get packages to customers using autonomous delivery devices...

28 Jan 2019

#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector
#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector

Arlax is a centralised B2B logistics marketplace with the aim to bridge the gap between suppliers and transporters...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2019

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