Logistics

Logistics

Zippy defies the logistics odds in Nigeria

Logistics in Nigeria is fraught with challenges. The lack of infrastructure is one of the biggest factors hampering supply chain efficiency in Africa’s most populous country. A seven-year-old Nigerian logistics business is defying the odds, with a...

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...

BBSTelematics is now a SureCam reseller

BBSTelematics, a South African provider of the world leading telematics solution Geotab, has become a reseller for SureCam. SureCam is a specialist provider of connected cameras for fleets. The partnership means that BBSTelematics can introduce SureCam technology...

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...

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...

BPL ships tricky cargo from Barbados

Explorer Riaan Manser is no stranger to challenges. He was the first person to circumnavigate Africa on a bicycle, to kayak solo around Madagascar, and (with his wife) to row from Morocco to New York. It’s what made logistics powerhouse Bidvest...

Imperial Logistics’ pharmaceutical marketing and distribution capabilities recognised

Recent awards presented to Imperial Logistics’ African Regions operations reflect the organisation’s outstanding marketing and distribution capabilities for pharmaceuticals, healthcare and medical products, as well as Imperial Logistics’ in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements in this testing environment. Multinational pharmaceutical leader...

FCA and DSV awarded for benchmark warehousing collaboration

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa and Warehouse Service Provider, DSV Solutions, have scooped a Branch of the Year award for the second time in three years. This award recognises consistent and reliable service delivery, and the awarding thereof was...

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