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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.



Two New TNPA Tugs Roll off Production Line

The South African government’s Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy initiative has yielded more results with the ceremonial launch today of two more powerful tugboats built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).



ID Logistics at 2016 SAPICS

ID Logistics South Africa, part of the global contract logistics company, will be exhibiting at SAPICS Conference 2016 for the first time to highlight its services, capabilities and innovations.



MakeMeMobile Showcases Mobility Solutions at SAPICS 2016

Technology and innovation play a key role in differentiating companies in the competitive supply chain arena. At this year’s SAPICS Conference and Exhibition, MakeMeMobile will showcase the latest developments in enterprise mobility solutions that assist operations to increase productivity and efficiencies while combatting rising costs.



El-Nino threatens African supply chain continuity

Sub-Saharan Africa contributed slightly less risk to the global economy in Q1, from 2.46 points in the first quarter of 2016 to 2.47 in Q2, according to the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.



South African guidelines issued for implementation of container weight verifications

The South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA) has issued Marine Notice No 18 of 2016, providing guidelines for the implementation of container weight verifications This is part of the South African Implementation of the Convention on Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Chapter VI, which requires shippers to verify the gross mass of containers prior to their being loaded on a ship.



Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial

Imperial Logistics group company Goldfields Logistics has been awarded a three year contract for warehousing and distribution services of wax products produced by the Sasolburg operations and sold by the Performance Chemicals division of Sasol. This contract win represents the latest development in a relationship spanning more than three decades between Imperial and Sasol, reveals Goldfields managing director Dr. Wynand van der Westhuizen.



LAA 2016 sponsor

Logistics News is pleased to announce that Sasco Africa, the leader in truck weighing, software and logistics weighing data, 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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