Logistics software

Logistics software

Tech can help curb commercial vehicle industry challenges

With the latest spate of freight looting and fleet attacks bringing the South African commercial vehicle industry under the spotlight, fleet owners are increasingly needing efficient solutions to address new and existing safety challenges. Government and...

MiX Telematics introduces latest upgrade to its in-cab solution

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, has announced an upgrade to its MiX Vision solution. MiX Vision integrates seamlessly with existing flagship products...

Business-implementation teams a competitive advantage for local logistics firms

South Africa’s logistics industry is weathering a storm, with local firms turning to innovation in all its forms to create sustainability. Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) is one example, facing down market volatility, a skills shortage and a crumbling road infrastructure by...

Garmin South Africa promotes a healthy way of living

With its focus on creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, Garmin South Africa is proud to announce the launch of the Garmin Mobile Health Unit. The Garmin Mobile Health Unit is customised with equipment needed for...

What’s new from ORBCOMM for TruckX 2019

 TruckX Conference and Expo is South Africa’s largest trucking, logistics and fleet event dedicated to the road transport industry. It takes place in Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Johannesburg, South Africa on July 3, 2019. ORBCOMM is a global leader and...

Changing the way logistics does business

Innovation, the critical lever in Bidvest Panalpina Logistics’ trailblazing rise to supply-chain heights. “Innovation is a way of life for BPL,” says Willem Bekker, Supply Chain Solutions Manager for South Africa-based international logistics outfit Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL), and a...

Altech Netstar wins eThekwini Municipality vehicle tracking contract

JSE-listed Altron subsidiary, Netstar, has been awarded a three-year contract by the eThekwini Municipality for the supply, integration and maintenance of a vehicle tracking technology solution for 7 000 vehicles. The multi-million-Rand deal, which will involve technology being deployed across...

Technology in the supply chain – does it threaten jobs?

We cannot ignore the technological evolution of work across business. Globally, things are changing, fast, and so is the way we do things. The emergence of concepts influenced by technology such as ‘drop and collect’, digitallogistics that facilitates paperless, high-speed,...

RTT implements what3words – a first for Southern Africa

Tests show the adoption of the technology achieves a time productivity improvement of 44%, and a distance improvement of 35%. The challenge for any supply chain provider in Africa is that infrastructure, particularly in rural areas, can often be poor...

Taking the pain out of customs with Dachser South Africa

For companies involved in international trade, one of the key risk factors is a lack of understanding regarding customs regulations.  Not only can getting to grips with regulatory environments be burdensome for companies and detract resources away from core...

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