THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT – TRENDS YOU NEED TO BE FOLLOWING.

THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT – TRENDS YOU NEED TO BE FOLLOWING.

Understanding trends that shape the future of any industry can immediately catapult to becoming a respected figure in your commerce. Freight forwarding is one of the most competitive industries to work within, and by understanding the latest and future trends throughout freight and logistics, you can compete with some of the biggest multinational companies. Here is a list of some …

The Power of Technology in Making Cross-border Trade Easier

The Power of Technology in Making Cross-border Trade Easier

With a massive shift in retail trends, driven by the growing access to and use of the internet and the new and innovative technologies that support the move towards an online retail environment, consumers are now able to access almost all stores and products through online platforms. Technology has done more than just change how people communicate with one another …

Four Ways Logistics Will Change In 2019

Four Ways Logistics Will Change In 2019

As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. As the president of a logistics company, I’ve outlined four predictions that I believe the logistics industry will experience over the next year. The Truck Driver Shortage Will Expand With No End In Sight Over the …

Is It Time for Modern Warehouses to Explore Alternative Energy Solutions?

Is It Time for Modern Warehouses to Explore Alternative Energy Solutions?

The whole country has been experiencing load shedding for the past few months now, but it is companies that are bearing the brunt of this and losing out on productivity and money. With an effort towards putting less pressure on the power grids, as well as a need to find alternative sources of power to keep running during blackouts, now …

Using Technology to Make Travel Safer for Drivers

Using Technology to Make Travel Safer for Drivers

Road safety is a huge concern in South Africa, and even more so for truckers who spend much of their time on the roads. Long distance driving is considered one of the most dangerous professions in the world, with a higher rate of illness and injury for drives. Our truck drivers are at risk for a number of reasons and …

Expect another massive petrol price increase in April

Expect another massive petrol price increase in April

Following a hefty petrol price hike in March 2019, motorists should prepare themselves for another blow at the pumps in April. According to mid-month data published by the Central Energy Fund, fuel prices are showing an under-recovery for all grades. Motorist can expect a hike of about 96 cents per litre for petrol next month – diesel, meanwhile, could see a slightly lower …

The Tech You’ll Need To Know In 2020

Following the tech world means keeping up with all the latest developments, but to truly understand how they’ll affect the world, you’ll want to know about these revolutions well before they develop and flourish. As someone who’s been in the business of upgrading clients’ software systems for a couple of decades now, I’ve seen several tech revolutions come and go, …

The Future of Warehousing in South Africa

The Future of Warehousing in South Africa

When it comes to discussions around the future of warehousing in South Africa, and the rest of the world, conversations are likely to be around automation, better systems, more integration and efficiency and greater flexibility. The next few years in South Africa are expected to be challenging and it will be interesting to see how warehouse owners cope with all …

Technological Solutions Solving Complex Problems

Technological Solutions Solving Complex Problems

The logistics industry has been a key driver behind the Internet of Things (IoT) uprising, due to its ever-increasing demand for innovative and intelligent supply-chain management solutions. Also, when compared with other IoT use cases, smart logistics operations typically show a faster return on investment, while managing to reduce the core management complexities and associated costs. Neil Gouveia, African sales …

Moving in All Directions – Fast

Moving in All Directions - Fast

Flying cars, laser pistols and colonies on Mars? Science fiction has a tendency to zero in on obvious targets. But it’s often the more benign aspects of life that skip along quicker than you could have anticipated. Flying delivery drones, automated warehouses and self-driving trucks? There’s nothing fictional about these developments, or disruptions they’re causing to supply chains. Track and …