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Logistics software

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...

MAN Automotive SA’s Telematics Innovation Boosts Business Value

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) MAN Automotive South Africa (locally representing both VW and MAN heavy commercial vehicle brands) has recently demonstrated the overarching value that can be derived through establishing cross-market partnerships, specifically in the telematics industry. As a business...

Safe fleet, safe business

Second only to people costs, a fleet of vehicles is often one of the biggest operating costs for any business. It is also one of the most prominent representations of a company’s brand. Driver misconduct and vehicle abuse will...

Digital solutions for your Fleet

DealersOnline is an innovative company started by two visionary entrepreneurs who, 10 years ago, had the foresight as to how the South African vehicle market would develop in the next decade. They used this expertise to start the online platforms...

TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy Access to their Online APIs

TomTom (TOM2), a leading global provider of maps and traffic data, have announced their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to easily integrate...

Ctrack’s mining solution extended

Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities, has awarded a three-year contract extension to vehicle tracking and fleet management specialist Ctrack by Inseego. The agreement...

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