Supply Chain and Logistics

How to turn manufacturing data into knowledge

In today’s competitive manufacturing environment where time to market is crucial, brand owners and manufacturers need data that provides valuable insights that drive business...

Retail boost could steer SA away from a recession

A rebound in economic growth in the second quarter of the year will likely see SA avert its second recession in two years.

Clear visibility into supply chain complexity

The Internet of Things is refining the capabilities of the supply chain to reduce theft, increase visibility and transform legacy complexity.In January 2019, the...

85% of global consumers want omnichannel experiences – finds CMO Council...

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's newest study indicates that consumers - regardless of age, gender or location - prefer physical and digital engagement....

This startling graph shows how many Africans are now using the...

Last month, an estimated 525 million Africans went online – there are now more internet users on the continent that in North America (327...

The Future of Zero Waste to Landfill and the New Carbon...

South Africa is fast approaching a situation of running out of landfill space; the inevitable “day full” is on our doorstep. The roll-out of...

Hit with at least one armed robbery a day, Shoprite basically...

After 489 armed robberies last year, Shoprite has ramped up its up anti-crime force, appointing expert investigators, crime data analysts and even a criminal...

REALITY TV SURVIVES AND THRIVES THANKS TO SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The terms reality TV and supply chain management rarely appear together. The reality is, however, that the production of popular shows like Survivor is...

10 retail trends for 2019

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention, a recently...

6 QUICK TIPS THAT SHOW YOU HOW TO SPEED UP THE...

You can almost hear it now, can’t you? The toe-tapping, the frustrated sighs, and the inaudible eye rolls. Instead of accepting it, let’s learn how to speed up the retail checkout process.

Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this...

An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according...

Local Manufacturing Expo highlights the demand for local products

There is a driving need to increase the volume of locally manufactured goods

Drive consumer behaviour by addressing the entire supply chain

Changing consumer behaviour and creating loyalty throughout the supply chain are areas every FMCG manufacturer is trying to achieve. However, these are the last...

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS SAVING THE PLANET AND BOOSTING PROFITS

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action.

Robots may displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Robots are on track to wipe out almost a tenth of the world’s manufacturing jobs with the brunt borne by lower-income areas in developed nations, Oxford Economics says.

The importance of undercover agents in transport

The transportation industry provides a vital service to the South African business industry at large. Transporting goods and supplies from one location to another...

Shoprite opens its first distribution centre in Botswana

Shoprite Botswana recently opened its own world-class distribution centre (DC) in Taung, Gaborone.

Is it Time to Blockchain Your Supply Chain?

The next Big Thing has arrived – Blockchain – a silver bullet full of promise, albeit early in the hype cycle. Will it help...