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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...

Theft on the move: How to safeguard goods and personnel in transit

With a spike in thefts from delivery vehicles causing havoc across the country, fleet owners and operators are looking for solutions to safeguard life and property.  Incidents of theft from delivery vehicles are occurring nationwide and seem to be increasing....

New MAN vehicles equipped with RIO Box as standard

The RIO Box is now included as standard equipment with all brand-new MAN Euro 6-standard truck series in Europe. In ensuring this, MAN is laying the foundations for a future infrastructure whose services can link up the entire transportation...

Kerry Logistics acquires freight forwarding company S.A.S. in South Africa

Kerry Logistics Network Limited have announced the acquisition of Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.), a well-established freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established 30 years ago, S.A.S. provides its international customers with flexible logistics...

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...

Customercentric partner relationships: the heart of successful logistics in South Africa

Entrepreneurial Bidvest Panalpina Logistics explains why customercentric businesses are leading the pack Leading customercentric businesses could see their projected profit growth rates increase from 5.3% this year to 7.4% in 2020, according to a 2018 survey by KPMG Canada, while...

The case for fleet insurance

With careful management and attention to detail, fleet insurance can reduce costs and enhance the safety of employees and still benefit the fleet operator with as much coverage as is required. It can also make a significant contribution towards...

Fortress Income Fund launches R650-million Logistics Park

Fortress Income Fund has officially launched the Louwlardia Logistics Park, a R650-million, A-Grade logistics facility that is under development alongside the N1 in Centurion. Speaking at the launch, executive director Andrew Teixeira said Louwlardia was part of Fortress’ plan to...

The old girl just keeps on going…

While seeing the odometer on a truck click over the coveted one-million kilometre milestone is a noteworthy experience, there are some commercial vehicles in daily operation in South Africa that have far exceeded that mark – and then some! One...

Adcock Ingram acquires Virtual Logistics

In a move that expands its distribution service, Adcock Ingram Healthcare has acquired Virtual Logistics, a national and cross border transportation company. Already well-established as a logistics operator, Adcock Ingram is the only local pharmaceutical company to offer a full...

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