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Imperial Logistics drives Covid health education in underprivileged schools
Imperial Logistics drives Covid health education in underprivileged schoolsArticle

"As a business that provides essential goods and services, we felt it critical to influence better health and wellness management to one of the most vulnerable groups in our society - our children."

3 Sep 2020

Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industries
Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industriesArticle

Supply chains are under increasing pressure as the free movement of goods become more restricted due to lockdown measures implemented by governments around the world...

1 Sep 2020

Dr Godfrey Gandawa, special scientific advisor, Mixcorp
Powering mining with renewable energyArticle

The 56MW Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project, launched in May 2020, is set to provide Australia's mining industry with up to 50% more renewable energy.

23 Jul 2020

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Location intelligence - improving efficiencies for the logistics sector as lockdown eases upArticle

As lockdown restrictions ease slightly in South Africa and some economic activities resume, the logistics and transport sector is likely to become a centre point of the "new normal: as consumers increasingly shift to remote shopping...

Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2020

Trucking industry violence condemned
Trucking industry violence condemnedArticle

During a meeting held on 7 July, Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi discussed the current impasse in the road freight and logistics industry...

8 Jul 2020

Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of change
Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of changeArticle

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

Christopher Veerasamy 2 Jul 2020

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Securing logistics operations in a data-first worldArticle

Even the simple act of finding your location is now a very digital experience thanks to GPS and electronic maps...

Chris de Bruyn 25 Jun 2020

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How Covid-19 is fast-tracking progress in air freight supply chainsArticle

Few - if any - air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air-traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the disruption...

23 Jun 2020

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now
Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector nowArticle

An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years...

Gerhard Zeelie 9 Jun 2020

DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link Commerce
DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link CommerceArticle

DHL Express announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its hugely successful DHL Africa eShop platform...

Issued by Link Commerce 8 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Thato Ramaphike speaks out to the logistics industry
#YouthMonth: Thato Ramaphike speaks out to the logistics industryArticle

This Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

3 Jun 2020

Fulfilling contractual obligations - when force majeure applies, and when it doesn't
Fulfilling contractual obligations - when force majeure applies, and when it doesn'tArticle

What is "force majeure" and when does it apply? Advocate Christo Erasmus, head of legal at Bidvest International Logistics explains...

3 Jun 2020

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OR Tambo cargo traffic up by 62% in AprilArticle

OR Tambo International Airport has facilitated a total 1,400 landing and departing cargo flights from Thursday, 26 March up to Friday, 22 May...

29 May 2020

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The Covid-19 impact on global shipping and SA's economyArticle

The economic impact of the global lockdown is harshly felt, with the global freight and shipping industry being the biggest casualties...

20 May 2020

RFA calls on government to open all logistics, supply chain sectors
RFA calls on government to open all logistics, supply chain sectorsArticle

"We urge government to allow the transport and logistics industry and all its sub-sectors to operate fully, with immediate effect. If this does not happen soon, it is going to be even harder for our already weak and ailing economy to recover."

14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers
#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workersArticle

Zeelo is a shared transportation service, but since the nationwide lockdown had an impact on the way they transport commuters they turned to offer their services to transporting essential working in a safe way...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

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Compliance in SA's logistics industry more important than everArticle

South Africa's road freight transport system is fundamentally different from those of other countries, with large fleets often running into triple-digit figures and requiring complex management...

17 Apr 2020

Mitigating Covid-19 risks on the transport, logistics industry
Mitigating Covid-19 risks on the transport, logistics industryArticle

In the face of decline in international commerce across industries and a stunted global supply chain, what measures should transport and logistics companies put in place to mitigate the complex and ever-changing obstacles this national disaster presents?

8 Apr 2020

Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development efforts
Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development effortsArticle

The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector...

Julia Selman Ayetey 2 Apr 2020

MyCiTi, public transport limited during lockdown
MyCiTi, public transport limited during lockdownArticle

The national lockdown, imposed by South Africa's National Government, has had a direct impact on public transport services including the number of trips and operating times will be significantly reduced...

27 Mar 2020

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4IR advancement beneficial to SA transport, logisticsArticle

Technological advancements are taking place at an unprecedented speed and is disrupting almost every industry across the globe...

19 Mar 2020

4 ACSA airports awarded global service quality accolades
4 ACSA airports awarded global service quality accoladesArticle

"Delivering a better customer experience is an important business strategy in an increasingly competitive airport industry."

11 Mar 2020

The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces virtual tradeshow
The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces virtual tradeshowArticle

Jungheinrich has rapidly created an online, virtual tradeshow that will enable attendees to view Jungheinrich's offerings to the intralogistics industry as if they were actually on site...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 9 Mar 2020

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?
Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?Article

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

Air cargo stakeholders to fast-track AfCFTA operational progress
Air cargo stakeholders to fast-track AfCFTA operational progressArticle

As air cargo and logistics industry stakeholders prepare to seize new opportunities presented by the new Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement...

18 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 upArticle

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...

6 Feb 2020

MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi network
MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi networkArticle

The app is set to introduce route signs to users to make hailing a taxi much more effective; and will also feature GPS settings that will notify users when they have arrived at their destined location...

5 Feb 2020

Smart peacekeeping to be explored at 2020 Sapics Conference
Smart peacekeeping to be explored at 2020 Sapics ConferenceArticle

If the term "smart peacekeeping" conjures up scenes from the blockbuster science fiction movies RoboCop, in which a cyborg policeman wages war on criminals, you should think again...

27 Jan 2020

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Carbon emissions in road freight can decrease by 46%Article

One way to reduce carbon emissions is to put in place a road freight decarbonisation framework that's specifically developed for our local context, says business analyst, Dr Lee-Anne Terblanche...

23 Jan 2020

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MSC Cruises extends fleet expansion planArticle

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...

21 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 2020 - Africa's year for digital disruptionArticle

A number of macro trends are delivering unhindered economic progress on the African continent, driving momentum and positioning Africa as a significant component of the world market...

Geoffrey White 14 Jan 2020

Bidvest Logistics modernises storage infrastructure
Bidvest Logistics modernises storage infrastructureArticle

First Technology National has provided Bidvest International Logistics with modern solutions to upgrade and support legacy technology that has been posing a potential risk to import and export legislation and data documentation

13 Jan 2020

Afri Ride launches in South Africa
Afri Ride launches in South AfricaArticle

"The most wasted resources, from a vehicle capacity standpoint, are the empty seats in moving cars. The idea behind Afri Ride is to make use of existing resources by offering the unoccupied seats in your car, or offering your car for rental."

23 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2019: Logistics & TransportArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

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Fleet management system slashes costs for SA logistics industryArticle

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...

12 Dec 2019

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Air transport growth expected to rise in 2020Article

The International Air Transport Association has forecasted that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3bn in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9bn expected in 2019...

12 Dec 2019

Annual air cargo demand down 3.5% in October
Annual air cargo demand down 3.5% in OctoberArticle

Over the past year, air cargo has suffered from the effects of the trade war between the US and China, the deterioration in global trade, and a broad-based slowing in economic growth...

5 Dec 2019

Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway
Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anywayArticle

Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

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

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

Enhancing logistics performance to drive SA's economic growth: Lessons from Saudi Arabia
Enhancing logistics performance to drive SA's economic growth: Lessons from Saudi ArabiaArticle

South Africa has long enjoyed a relatively strong logistics and supply chain standing amongst its international peers, but in recent years, the country has been slipping, albeit slowly...

Zak Sivalingum 13 Nov 2019

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Creating added value with efficient logistics solutions, strategic acquisitionsArticle

As recessionary market forces put increased pressure on already complex value chains, the logistics industry faces major consolidation...

12 Nov 2019

Stakeholder engagements on e-tolls continue
Stakeholder engagements on e-tolls continueArticle

Cabinet has resolved that further work needs to be undertaken in answering the challenges posed by the options identified on the matter of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, which incorporates electronic tolling...

1 Nov 2019

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Sapics honoured for cultivating supply chain talent in AfricaArticle

The vital role being played by SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, in skills development in Africa was recognised at the recent APICS Regional Learning Partner Awards in the United States.

25 Oct 2019

Logistics industry turns to innovation to create supply chain sustainability
Logistics industry turns to innovation to create supply chain sustainabilityArticle

Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BLP), in a quest to face down market volatility, skills shortage and crumbling road infrastructure, is increasing its competitive edge by using its business-implementation service offering...

23 Oct 2019

Study reveals maritime economy's potential to boost SA's economy, job market
Study reveals maritime economy's potential to boost SA's economy, job marketArticle

According to a Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University study, South Africa's oceans have the potential to contribute R54bn to the GDP and an estimated potential to create 316,000 jobs...

18 Oct 2019

Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose out
Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose outArticle

Planes, trains and automobiles produced a step-change in the speed of travel - driverless and electric cars simply cannot deliver such radical improvements...

David Metz 18 Oct 2019

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Displaced minibus-taxis to relocate in Cape TownArticle

The City of Cape Town has identified a site in the Foreshore as an alternative remote holding area for minibus-taxi operators who have been displaced from the Station Deck facility...

17 Oct 2019

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