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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...

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...

Ctrack Iris a game changer in video monitoring and telematics

With Ctrack Iris, fleet owners can reduce the number of insurance claims they submit and settle the claims they do submit much faster. Iris can also be used to lower fuel consumption and improve vehicle maintenance through better driving,...

Pushing the limits of efficiency

Shell Lubricants has showcased how innovation, technology, and collaboration can result in reduced emissions, showcasing the possibilities that transport can expect in the future. Innovation, technology, and collaboration are three key elements that drive the evolution of Shell’s Rimula...

Eqstra wins Mobax contract

Eqstra Fleet Management, a division of the eNX Group, has been awarded a contract to supply 249 Ford Rangers under a three-year Full Maintenance Rental Agreement to Mobax South Africa (Pty) Ltd,  a leading African Telecommunication Technology group based...

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