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

#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

#BizTrends2019: Traceability at item level across entire supply chains
#BizTrends2019: Traceability at item level across entire supply chains

A recent development has been implemented as a value chain solution stretching across five consecutive roles in the cotton and cotton products value chain, aiming to still link up the remaining three to four roles to complete the journey from cotton farmers to consumers of cotton-based garments and fashion...

By Dr Hennie Ras 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 5 Trends you cannot ignore in the 2019 supply chain world
#BizTrends2019: 5 Trends you cannot ignore in the 2019 supply chain world

When people reflect upon 2018, most will reference the volatile markets, but for Nando's, it's been exciting to unlock further value for our customers...

By Linda Reddy 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Trade and finance go hand-in-hand in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Trade and finance go hand-in-hand in 2019

With the expansion of the internet, most businesses now compete on a global scale. For local companies, however, this brings additional challenges...

By Dr Greg Cline 7 Jan 2019

Fuel price drops for January 2019
Fuel price drops for January 2019

The official fuel price for South Africa for January 2019 has been confirmed and is effective on 2 January 2019, with a substantial drop across the board...

31 Dec 2018

#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

Supply chain networks evolve as a result of digitisation
Supply chain networks evolve as a result of digitisation

The impact of digitisation is rapidly disrupting business models across organisations. This is becoming more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, in particular, supply chain...

29 Nov 2018

Palletways Italia goes green
Palletways Italia goes green

Imperial Logistics group company, Palletways Italia, has introduced the network's first electric trucks which will deliver to the limited traffic zone in Bologna...

Issued by Imperial Logistics 12 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

Moving into the future with technology
Moving into the future with technology

The world of supply chain logistics has been living in the past. Other industries have been enhancing and streamlining their operations on functional and profitable levels with the use of technology while the supply chain drifts behind...

By James Kopke 29 Oct 2018

iSimPlan earns global accreditation
iSimPlan earns global accreditation

A South African supply chain management system has achieved the proud distinction of being the first software developed in Africa to earn accreditation from the Demand Driven Institute...

29 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 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

Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party
Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party

In the wake of this year's large E. coli outbreak, Walmart notified its leafy green suppliers that they must be using blockchain technology to trace their products before the end of 2019...

By Sylvain Charlebois 22 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

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

Eliminating human-error in industrial manufacturing and retail
Eliminating human-error in industrial manufacturing and retail

In the South African industrial manufacturing and retail industries, businesses are faced with economic pressure and constantly increasing demand...

12 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

Supply chain faces automation disruption
Supply chain faces automation disruption

Even though automation can enable warehouses to support the same-day and next-day delivery expectations of customers, companies first need to...

By Sean Young 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

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