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Connecting the dots between yard visibility and supply chain control

The regulated world of the pharmaceutical supply chain can be complex and challenging. There are risks around products that are impacted by variation in temperature, humidity, slow deliveries and other deviations from ideal transport and logistic practices. This is particularly...

Navigating a hostile road-freight market in South Africa

South Africa’s economy shrank by 3.2% in the first quarter of this year, and the road-freight industry, linked directly as it is to manufacturing and consumer spending, was no exception. With an unreliable power supply putting off desperately needed foreign investment...

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes. Zak Sivalingum, FNB regional head, Gauteng East says, similar...

Katlehong Engineering School set to address skills shortage

The newly launched Engineering School of Specialisation in Katlehong is set to address the skills shortage and unemployment through public private partnership. Launched on 20 August, by Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, the school focuses on manufacturing, transport and logistics.

Willard Batteries sponsors Border2beach Cycle Tour In aid of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness

Willard Batteries is sponsoring the Border2Beach Psycle Tour with some of the proceeds to be used to train 10 specialist dementia nurses and the other towards the purchase of Willard Batteries branded cyclist clothing. The cycling event began on 24...

Bakwena partners for Women’s Month with Pinkdrive for breast, prostate & testicular cancer campaign

August​ ​is​ ​Women’s​ ​Month​ ​and​ ​Bakwena​ ​N1N4​ ​has​ ​for the seventh year partnered​ ​with​ ​PinkDrive​ ​and​ ​the Department​ ​of​ ​Health​ ​to​ ​raise​ ​awareness​ ​around​ ​breast,​ ​testicular​ ​and​ ​prostate​ ​cancer​ ​in communities​ ​adjacent​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Platinum​ ​Highway​ ​in​ ​North​ ​West​ ​Province.

Minister of Trade and Industry visits Isuzu Motors South Africa

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, second left, and Deputy Minister, Fikile Majola, left, visited Isuzu Motors South Africa today whilst in Port Elizabeth on business. During this courtesy visit the Ministers met with...

Truck body conversion brings new hope to retired shop owner

When a street vendor lost almost her entire livelihood due to burglary and theft, Kanu Commercial Body Construction in Port Elizabeth helped her to get back on her feet - by upgrading her informal "shack-shop" to a...

Cargo Carriers calls for a holistic approach to carbon reduction

South Africa has implemented a carbon tax to honour its international commitment to reducing green-house gases (GHGs). While an important and commendable move by government, the premature taxing of businesses that emit carbon from industrial processes...

Dachser Logistics – going green in the city

New emission-free logistics solutions are being pioneered by global logistics company Dachser in cities across Europe. The pilot projects build on new electromobility concepts and adapts city logistics processes to tomorrow’s needs, offering bright prospects for emissions- and traffic-plagued city centres across...