#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 with a tech-enabled platform that manages the distribution process seamlessly.

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 hour ago

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme.

6 hours ago

Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season
Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1,612 people lost their lives on the country's roads from 1 December 2018 to 8 January 2019.

17 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

Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)
Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)

Ordinary South Africans use taxis as a mode of transport daily to run errands. Almost 70% of working-class citizens use minibus taxis also known as 'Quantum' to get to work and back. These automobiles are also home to many of our South African household brands. It is believed to be a powerful brand carrier as it holds the highest brand recall when fully wrapped in a vinyl that provides 100% brand exclusivity.

By Omphemetse Mokwena 16 Jan 2019

New road laws for the new year?
New road laws for the new year?

With the road death toll over 700 within a few days of the start of December, it appears that the same decrease in road fatalities of the last festive season is unlikely. It is this high number that prompted the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) to suggest major changes to laws and licensing in South Africa.

16 Jan 2019

SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities
SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities

South Africa's international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector.

16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019

Using Air France-KLM (AFKLM) and its performance, as a global airline, as a benchmark against which we measure consumer and business trends, to see where we are today and where we are going, I think it's good to understand where it all started.

By Wouter Vermeulen 15 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO. The face-to-face version of BizTrends, Bizcommunity's annual first-to-market trend report, is not to be missed!

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

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MSC Cruises' 3rd Meraviglia generation ship to set sail in November 2019

MSC Cruises have celebrated the float out of MSC Grandiosa at the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where the ship is being built. She has now been moved to a wet dock, where work on the ship will continue until her delivery in October 2019. MSC Grandiosa is due to become the third Meraviglia ship to enter MSC Cruises' fleet, and the first of three Meraviglia-Plus ships, which feature larger tonnage and guest capacity than the first two Meraviglia ships - MSC Meraviglia and MSC Bellissima.

15 Jan 2019

Fidelity SecureDrive to offer a more connected fleet experience
Fidelity SecureDrive to offer a more connected fleet experience

Fidelity SecureDrive, the latest offering from Fidelity Security, is set to cause waves in the vehicle tracking and telematics market.

14 Jan 2019

Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport's Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to respond to global travel demand trends. The airline also outlined its fleet plans for the year.

By Juergen T Steinmetz 14 Jan 2019

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Cape Town Airport international passenger numbers grow by 9.6%

Cape Town International Airport has recorded 2.6 million international arrivals for 2018, representing a 9.6% growth from 2017. This growth came from long-haul carriers outside the Southern African region; with overall passenger numbers growing from 10,693,063 in 2017 to 10,777.524 in 2018, equating to an increase of 84,000 additional passengers passing through the airport, at a growth rate of 0,8%.

14 Jan 2019