Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply chain disruptions present opportunities for local manufacturers

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on the global economy and supply chains across the world are feeling the pinch. According to...

Five key technology innovations in the dairy industry for 2020

From transportation and farming technologies to ingredients solutions and lab-grown milk, the dairy industry is rife with technological advancements. Here, FoodBev provides a roundup...

Retail landlords face rental troubles over Covid-19 lockdown

The Covid-19 lockdown is forcing more retailers into a position where they may not be able to pay their property rentals, which is set...

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Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Clicks confirms all stores will remain open...

SAPICS – Supply Chain Management has a key role to play...

As South Africa heads into the next phase of our fight against Covid-19 – a nationwide lockdown – efficient supply chain management is critical...

Malaysian palm oil industry adds blockchain technology

The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) has teamed up with BloomBloc to implement blockchain technology to the country’s palm oil industry reinforcing its commitment...

Seven functions of smart packaging

A white paper recently published by Future Market Insights (FMI) claims that the popularity of smart packaging is increasing in consumer goods and logistics...

Coca-Cola CEO says supply chain is ‘creaking around the world’ due...

Coca-Cola is feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic on its supply chain. “The supply chain is creaking around the world. There are flash points...

Agricultural sector will continue to feed SA amid Covid-19 crisis

Agri SA has added weight on the calls on South Africans to desist from panic buying amid the scourge of coronavirus.This comes as complaints...

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Here are some of the articles Retail Brief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week…Shoprite appeals to customers to avoid stockpiling https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/shoprite-appeals-to-customers-to-avoid-stockpiling/ Adcock...

There will be enough food during a lockdown, say agriculture and...

The crucial agriculture and retail sectors have moved to assure the public that food security will not be an issue even in the dreaded...

Competition laws relaxed: UK supermarkets join forces to feed nation amid...

The UK government is temporarily relaxing elements of competition law as part of a package of measures to allow supermarkets to work together to...

Government announces new regulations to limit the quantity of goods sold...

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition has been in discussion with the private sector and organised labour to get broad support for government’s...

Big four grocers step up measures to keep shelves stocked

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, and Morrisons have all unveiled moves that they hope will enable them to cope with the spike in demand caused by...

How machine learning can keep SA’s retail shelves stocked during Covid-19

The recent Covid-19 fuelled rush on retailers in South Africa, as consumers start stockpiling grocery staples, is leaving many shelves empty.Some, such as Makro,...

How the coronavirus is disrupting global supply chains

The coronavirus outbreak has hit numerous industries hard and showed the globalised nature of commerce and connectivity. From global car brands such as Nissan...

How retailers can step up to coronavirus

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is here, and although it is a disease that can be managed, it looks like it will be a part of...

US online grocery orders ‘rise 123%’ YoY in wake of coronavirus

Online grocery orders in the US have grown approximately 123% year-on-year, with consumers choosing to order food online in response to the coronavirus pandemic,...