Logistics Trends 2020

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Logistic growth in the Western Cape is key to rebuilding a platform for a depressed economy
Logistic growth in the Western Cape is key to rebuilding a platform for a depressed economy

South Africa needs to start regaining and rebuilding its identity and economy. The Western and Eastern Cape offer a good starting platform providing a solid foundation with good municipality management in their various micro-managed zones...

Issued by SAFR 14 hours ago

Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClub
Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClub

Tinashe Ruzane has always been fascinated by products that scale massively to support underserved customers...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

The legal importance of telematics
The legal importance of telematics

There has been much furore around the soon to be implemented Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) bill with much resistance to this implementation...

17 Feb 2020

Cartrack's new skills programme gives young South Africans a leg up
Cartrack's new skills programme gives young South Africans a leg up

So far, 180 unemployed youth aged between 20 and 30 years have participated. The majority of participants reside in Alexandra and Soweto in Johannesburg, Gauteng...

7 Feb 2020

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MSC Cruises takes precautionary health measures against coronavirus

While there are no cases of coronavirus on board any of MSC Cruises' ships, these measures are additional steps to secure the health and well-being of all guests and crew...

5 Feb 2020

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MSC Cruises extends fleet expansion plan

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l'Atlantique have signed a contract for the construction of a third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ship. The partnership will focus on the development and utilisation of next-generation environmental technologies...

22 Jan 2020

Ericsson and Microsoft partner to accelerate connected vehicles
Ericsson and Microsoft partner to accelerate connected vehicles

Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together...

16 Jan 2020

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Fleet management system slashes costs for SA logistics industry

The online system enables fleet owners to efficiently manage operations, multiple service providers, drivers and vehicles through a single integrated platform, thereby reducing operating costs and improving safety...

13 Dec 2019

How to buy a fleet vehicle for your business
How to buy a fleet vehicle for your business

Whether you are on the verge of buying the first vehicle for your business or expanding an existing fleet, there are a few purchase options...

9 Dec 2019

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Digitisation critical to long-term growth of SA's logistics industry

The benefits of digitisation have already seen a vast improvement in operational efficiencies within the logistics market. Going forward, digital solutions will play an even greater role as an absolute business essential...

26 Nov 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

The impact of AARTO on HR
The impact of AARTO on HR

Last week, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act was lambasted in the media, being dubbed as a 'money-making' scheme. While public recommendations to change the regulations are coming in, this is an opportune time to discuss what impact the AARTO Act will have on your business...

25 Oct 2019

AARTO for the owner vs. driver
AARTO for the owner vs. driver

When AARTO comes into effect, considerable changes are in store for both drivers of company vehicles and the fleet operators...

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

Petrol price to go up on Wednesday
Petrol price to go up on Wednesday

Cash-strapped consumers will have to dig even deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol is set to increase by 18 cents a litre on Wednesday, 2 October 2019...

30 Sep 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

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Data solutions help fleet owners maximise vehicle use, reduce costs

Fleet managers continue to struggle to reduce costs while keeping their trucks operational. Bridgestone has taken their customers' needs into consideration, working hard to develop solutions to help fleet owners overcome these challenges...

9 Sep 2019

Bidvest Panalpina's road-freight approach pays off despite challenges
Bidvest Panalpina's road-freight approach pays off despite challenges

South Africa's economy shrank by 3.2% in the first quarter of this year, and the road-freight industry, linked directly as it is to manufacturing and consumer spending, was no exception...

4 Sep 2019

Pain at the petrol pumps for September
Pain at the petrol pumps for September

As per the latest petrol price adjustment for September 2019 by the Department of Energy, motorists are in for a hefty petrol and diesel price increase from Wednesday, 4 September 2019...

3 Sep 2019

Toyota Connect boosts connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi
Toyota Connect boosts connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM), in collaboration with partners Altron and Vodacom Business, has announced the roll-out of connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi on all new Toyota and Lexus models...

3 Sep 2019

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Connecting the dots between yard visibility and supply chain control

The yard is a critical yet invisible stage, significantly impacting both inbound and outbound execution efficiency...

23 Aug 2019

Route optimisation and line of sight are key to maximising van sales in the main market
Route optimisation and line of sight are key to maximising van sales in the main market

Van sales make up a significant proportion of total sales, the success of which is entirely dependent on who gets to the retailer first and how much share of wallet is available at that point...

By Andrew Dawson 21 Aug 2019

Dashcams - not just for social media LOLs
Dashcams - not just for social media LOLs

Social media networks are saturated with video footage shared from dashboard cameras...

By Laurence Smith 6 Aug 2019

Fuel price increase confirmed
Fuel price increase confirmed

It has been confirmed that fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down...

6 Aug 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

Utilities cut costs using telematics
Utilities cut costs using telematics

Utilities around the world are facing a stressful period of change, with policymakers pushing towards renewable energy sources...

By Justin Manson 8 Jul 2019

Is transport and tech the perfect marriage?
Is transport and tech the perfect marriage?

When thinking of moving packages, people, mail and goods, we automatically think of modes of transportation...

By Kehad Snydewe 3 Jul 2019

City encourages local business to get smart about traffic
City encourages local business to get smart about traffic

The City of Cape Town is calling on local business to develop smart solutions that will help Capetonians beat the peak-hour traffic...

27 Jun 2019

The effect of flu medication when driving
The effect of flu medication when driving

If you are one of the people who has been affected by colds or flu this winter, you might want to think again before popping flu medication before your commute to the office or home...

25 Jun 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

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