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Forget Cost Management – think ‘Value Management’

As a business, it has always been wise to regularly look back and reflect on progress (or the lack thereof), and to then take stock of the current trajectory. Increasingly, this has become an important process for entire industries – not just individual businesses.

South African tops the FleetBoard Drivers' League 2015

Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast ‘n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries to take top honours in the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League.

5DT Unveils Advanced Trucking Simulator for South African Market

5DT (Fifth Dimension Technologies), a training simulator and virtual reality pioneer, will today unveil their state-of-the-art advanced trucking simulator at a launch event at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, South Africa.

SA’s Flagship Container Port Unveils R700m Investment into Eastern Cape

Two new landmarks at the Port of Ngqura, which are part of ongoing developments to position the port as a container transhipment hub for Sub-Saharan Africa, were officially launched by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) today.

Resolve wins R400m contract for Pick n Pay logistics control tower

Resolve’s recent R400-million partnership extension with Pick n Pay represents the company’s biggest logistics control tower project to date. Resolve, an Imperial Logistics group company, was initially awarded a five-year contract by Pick n Pay for transport managed services in 2012.

FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016

“Customers have become ever more convinced of the inherent value-for- money FAW provides to their business, and it is therefore no surprise that our vehicles have been very popular in the agricultural sector.”

Another Coega investor expansion worth R22 million

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has announced a R22 million expansion by agro-processing company Dynamic Commodities in Zone 3 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ).

CTrack has joined the sponsors of the Logistics Achiever Awards 2016

Logistics News is pleased to announce that CTrack, a leading supplier of vehicle tracking, fleet management solutions, and usage-based insurance telematics to the global motor and insurance industries, has joined the sponsors of the Logistics Achiever Awards 2016.

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Warehousing in South Africa today – and the near future

Worldwide, in the warehousing business, when future operations are discussed, the conversation is likely to be about more automation, greater variety, better systems, more integration, more efficiency and greater flexibility. The dreams, discussions and plans focus on issues such as robotics, the ‘Internet of Things’, tomorrow’s deliveries by drones, 3D printing, multi-channel fulfilment, ecommerce growth, rapid fulfilment and the need to individualise operations.

CHEP backs Modulusha poject in the Physical Internet

Logistics sustains our lifestyle and businesses activities. Physical objects are moved in containers, stored, realised, supplied and used throughout the world, allowing the globalisation of world trade. But there is still a harsh fact to be solved due to the inefficiency and unsustainability of the processes from an economic, environmental and social perspective.

Supply chain orchestration – people are needed to play the music

It’s easy to think supply chains consist of co-ordinated processes, enabled by cool IT, through which needed products flow smoothly with occasional storage to the end consumer. Great in theory but it takes the right people doing the right things at the right time to make end customers happy.

Africa: the giant IS awakening – seriously

September saw the respective international conferences of two major supply chain management industry bodies – that of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA, in Taipei) and that of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT, in Dubai). At both gatherings there was substantial African representation and, at the CILT Convention, Africans were in a clear majority. What does this imply for African businesses?

Developing a collaborative innovation model

Innovation is a critical element in the supply chain. As such, it is important that companies assess the culture of innovation in their organisation.


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