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Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers

With the second annual Highway Heroes driver campaign currently underway, Ctrack wishes to stress the importance of how this initiative can help change common misconceptions motorists may have about truck drivers' behaviour on our roads.

FAW plant produces 2 000th local truck in just two years

It was a proud day last month when FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (Pty) Ltd produced their 2 000th locally built truck at the Coega plant.

Aspen Logistics unveils new brand from new Barloworld Transport relationship

Refrigerated transport company, Aspen Logistics, recently unveiled its new brand at its Germiston operations. This cements Barloworld Transport’s 51% acquisition of Aspen Logistics, announced in February this year.

How Uber plans to disrupt SA's delivery industry

Food delivery app UberEATS launched on Wednesday and the company behind the ride-sharing app is confident the service will disrupt the food industry, and possibly other sectors as well.

#InnovationMonth: Technology's crucial role in developing economic transport hubs

Through technology, public transport systems has the potential to become more than just a way for people to get from the proverbial 'A to B'. With innovations like high-speed connectivity, sensors, big data, geolocation and mobile services, transit routes can become the connective tissue that creates stronger communities and flourishing local economic development.

Imperial and Sasfin Partner in New Freight, Logistics and Finance Powerhouse

Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has announced the acquisition of a controlling share of Sasfin Premier Logistics - thereby creating a “formidable” new player in the freight and logistics market.

Apple aims to clean up its supply chain with new renewable energy goals

Apple says it is fixing a big hole in its clean energy strategy by partnering with its far-flung manufacturers to reduce carbon emissions from factories.

Unitrans wins Transport & Logistics Award at 2016 National Business Awards

Supply chain and logistics company Unitrans has been awarded the Transport & Logistics Award at the 14th Annual National Business Awards held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.

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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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