Supply Chain and Logistics

BUILDING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT FOR AFRICA

Chaotic supply chains are negatively impacting health, development and economic outcomes in Africa, according to Nigeria-based supply chain transformation expert Azuka Okeke, who is...

Getting to grips with your right to repair

The right to repair is an interesting, if lesser known, aspect of insurance. Indwe Risk Services examines why it is important and what consumers...

Standard of logistics in South Africa is world class

Logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption. It refers to what happens...

SAPICS INSPIRES ASPIRING YOUNG SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS

This year’s 5th annual Young Professional and Student Conference, hosted by SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, was a resounding success, the...

Marketing to South Africa’s Top Million

The Top Million research report into South Africa's 'upper middle class' households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad...

Butlers POS+ Logic crowned most innovative warehousing, logistics solutions brand

Butlers POS+ Logic has been recognised as the Most Innovative Warehousing & Logistics Solutions Brand at the seventh annual Global Brands Magazine Awards, held...

Labour investigates trucking industry employment complaints

The Department of Employment and Labour has conducted inspections in the road freight and logistics industry amid complaints that South African drivers were losing...

Automating supply chain innovation

Automation offers the supply chain significant advantages across efficiency, capability and reducing complexity. It can take on the tedium while opening up opportunity, and...

New waste recycling app to bridge the truck owner, customer gap

Wrapp, a new waste recycling solution working off the grid from a used ship container, is connecting independent truck owners and the customers who...

DHL launches new app in 8 African countries, facilitating tracking and...

DHL Express has introduced a new mobile app to further enhance its customer experience. The app, launched in eight African countries, and a further...

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...