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 2 days ago

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...

3 days ago

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

#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019

As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish...

By Joe Boyle 8 Jan 2019

#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African trade
#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African trade

According to Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, the African continent is an "extremely important" market for South African business, especially those that trade in value-added products...

12 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

New port tech innovation for auto sector
New port tech innovation for auto sector

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has rolled-out an automated Service Instruction Entry (SIE) system...

4 Dec 2018

Logistics solution to monitor deliveries
Logistics solution to monitor deliveries

Real-time tracking of multiple transporters making more than 100 deliveries a day across the country requires a state-of-the-art logistics solution...

26 Nov 2018

Pargo partners with Spar and the Lewis Group
Pargo partners with Spar and the Lewis Group

Pargo, a local smart logistics platform, announced their partnership with Spar and the Lewis Group...

9 Nov 2018

Changing the way logistics does business
Changing the way logistics does business

"Innovation is a way of life for BPL," says Willem Bekker, supply chain solutions manager for logistics outfit, Bidvest Panalpina Logistics...

5 Nov 2018

Drivers dismissed for testing positive for marijuana
Drivers dismissed for testing positive for marijuana

It's been reported that Innovative Staffing Solutions has dismissed 300 drivers after they tested positive for marijuana use...

30 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Accessories brand Research Unit triumphs at Exporter of the Year awards
Accessories brand Research Unit triumphs at Exporter of the Year awards

Research Unit, a firm which manufactures designer handbags, and All Women Recycling, which makes gifts and gadgets from used plastic, were the big winners at the Exporter of the Year competition...

By Janine Myburgh 19 Oct 2018

5 ways to build a better supply chain
5 ways to build a better supply chain

In South Africa, optimising the supply chain is essential for company performance...

By Kerry Hope 17 Oct 2018

#TransportMonth: Innovative Staffing Solutions trains 2,000 drivers
#TransportMonth: Innovative Staffing Solutions trains 2,000 drivers

October is Transport Month and a reminder that a well-developed and properly maintained transport infrastructure is critical for economic sustainability and growth in South Africa...

17 Oct 2018

Transport infrastructure remains a chief vehicle for economic growth
Transport infrastructure remains a chief vehicle for economic growth

For any country, the transport infrastructure networks are some of the most important assets it can have...

By Herbert Phahlane 16 Oct 2018

Trackmatic wins Gold at Logistics Achiever Awards
Trackmatic wins Gold at Logistics Achiever Awards

In a gala ceremony of the Logistics Achiever Awards (LAA), Trackmatic received a Gold Award for developing innovative technology...

16 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Exporter of the Year finalists
Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Exporter of the Year finalists

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the finalists in this year's Exporter of the Year competition...

11 Oct 2018

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board
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

DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications
DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications

DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year...

9 Oct 2018

#TransportMonth aims to change how we use our streets
#TransportMonth aims to change how we use our streets

October is Transport Month, and Open Streets is taking advantage of the annual event...

5 Oct 2018

The future of logistics depends on key elements
The future of logistics depends on key elements

DHL recently showcased the key trends that could impact the logistics industry in the future...

1 Oct 2018

Using tech to unlock new markets, cross-border trade for African SMEs
Using tech to unlock new markets, cross-border trade for African SMEs

African consumer and business spending is projected to reach a combined $6.7tn by 2030 with some reports indicating a $2.1tn consumer spending projection for as early as 2025...

By Soromfe Uzomah 28 Sep 2018

Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influence
Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influence

The impacts of technology are widely felt across all sectors. The advancement of technology as it pertains to the logistics sector is detailed in Broll's Logistics Report...

27 Sep 2018

Lifting the lid on the black box of informal trade in Africa
Lifting the lid on the black box of informal trade in Africa

The share of internal trade in Africa remains low, as reflected by official statistics. This is despite numerous regional trade agreements that have led to tariffs removal within the trading blocs...

By Joachim Jarreau, Cristina Mitaritonna and Sami Ben 26 Sep 2018

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