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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

Tech makes end-to-end supply chain visibility and predictive analytics a reality
Tech makes end-to-end supply chain visibility and predictive analytics a reality

Line of sight is the biggest challenge for all aspects of the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the wholesaler, distributor and the reseller and even to the end consumer...

By Andrew Dawson 21 May 2019

Sappi works with supply chain partners to support our sustainability journey
Sappi works with supply chain partners to support our sustainability journey

Sappi's sustainability strategy builds on their 2020Vision, people and core assets and aims to create real value by contributing to business growth within the context of the constantly changing external environment in which they operate...

Issued by Sappi 10 May 2019

Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challenges
Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challenges

"In a world in which around 1 billion people have little to no access to healthcare and 6.3 million children die each year primarily from preventable diseases, it is critical that the supply chain community shares lessons and know-how that can help to increase access to quality healthcare, especially at the last mile...."

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

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

Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards
Meet the finalists for the 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards

The finalists of the second annual Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards have been announced. The awards recognise supplier development best practice in South Africa...

24 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

The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chains
The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chains

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not load shedding itself that is currently the biggest threat...

5 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

Serco enhances driver training at Coca-Cola
Serco enhances driver training at Coca-Cola

Serco enhanced the safety of truck drivers at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) by building two specialised Protec steel trailers to house vehicle simulators...

2 Apr 2019

Massive petrol price hike this April
Massive petrol price hike this April

Strong oil prices and an ever-weakening Rand have combined to set up yet another fuel price hike...

29 Mar 2019

Massmart salutes sustainable suppliers
Massmart salutes sustainable suppliers

Nestlé was awarded top honours at the fifth annual Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards, which recognise top-performing suppliers...

28 Mar 2019

3 Things that make workspaces intelligent
3 Things that make workspaces intelligent

Our work is becoming ever more digital. No matter if you're an office worker, doctor, lawyer, warehouse clerk, or truck driver...

By Brendan McAravey 22 Mar 2019

The essential industry of innovation
The essential industry of innovation

If you are passionate about adding value to an industry that requires quick thinking and constantly updated information, consider the possibilities of expanding your career options within logistics...

Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 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

Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighways
Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighways

Wow, is it 1991 already? Yes, on this 28th anniversary of Al Gore popularising the phrase "information superhighway", Internet Solutions (IS) brings you an even better phrase: "the intelligent information superhighway" for a fully connected supply chain. How about that?

By Roger Hislop 13 Mar 2019

The right information protects from supplier harm
The right information protects from supplier harm

Vetting in the supply chain function enables a business to review their suppliers and vendors...

6 Mar 2019

Fighting the supply chain crisis
Fighting the supply chain crisis

Reflecting its commitment to tackling the supply chain skills crisis head on, Sapics, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards...

25 Feb 2019

Grant aims at improving public health supply chains in Africa
Grant aims at improving public health supply chains in Africa

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) has been awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the aim at improving public health supply chains in Africa.

22 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

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

Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape
Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape

Seven of the top ten fastest growing internet populations in the world are in Africa, and there is an 81% mobile penetration rate on the continent...

By Mike Higley 31 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

Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI
Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI

French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain...

17 Jan 2019

Why blockchain needs to be part of your supply chain strategy
Why blockchain needs to be part of your supply chain strategy

One technology with enormous promise is blockchain. Surprised? Don't be - there's much more to blockchain than the world of cryptocurrency and finance...

By Jim Holland 9 Jan 2019

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