Tech and Trends Influencing the Future of Logistics for Your Business

Tech and Trends Influencing the Future of Logistics for Your Business

The future of logistics and other business processes hinge on the adoption and development of innovative technologies. At TSI Central Station, we see the need to develop new systems that simplify the logistics process and allow our clients to monitor their stock more effectively. Many new opportunities, projects and careers are also opening up due to the advancements and developments …

4 Things Worth Knowing About Next Generation Supply Chain Technology & Innovation

4 Things Worth Knowing About Next Generation Supply Chain Technology & Innovation

With the age of technology upon us, companies often get bombarded with what promises to be the latest and greatest technology and solution to their logistics and supply chain issues. Supply chain experts, MHI, state that “Digital technologies and innovations are driving massive changes and improvements in the supply chain. Meanwhile, digital disruption and continued globalization are sending customer service …

Big Picture: On-demand warehousing prepares for takeoff

Big Picture: On-demand warehousing prepares for takeoff

It’s a simple concept. Warehouse space sized to a company’s immediate needs and located close to the final customer. That combination is making on-demand warehousing a powerful alternative to long-term warehouse arrangements for companies ranging from Fortune 100 to startups. What could KFC and Exploding Kittens possibly have in common? On-demand warehousing, of course. As different as their circumstances and …

How Humans and Robots Will Work Side-by-Side in the Supply Chain

How Humans and Robots Will Work Side-by-Side in the Supply Chain

Humans and robots can work in harmony to create a safer, more efficient working world, here’s what that world might look like. Robots and Humans Working Together In Robots in the Supply Chain: The Perfect Employee? Merril Douglas paints a picture of a time in the near future when robots and humans will work side-by-side to help companies gain speed, increase accuracy, …

Key Trends That Will Impact the Logistics Industry in The Next 5-10 Years

Key Trends That Will Impact the Logistics Industry in The Next 5-10 Years

International express services provider, DHL, recently showcased the key trends that could impact the logistics industry in the next 5 to 10 years.  As industry experts in our field and key players in the logistics industry in Africa, we want to shed some light on the four key elements defining the future of logistics according to the DHL 2018/19 Logistics …

Digitization Enables Supply Chain Networks to Evolve

Digitization Enables Supply Chain Networks to Evolve

Digitization is happening rapidly across all industries and is disrupting business models everywhere. It is becoming more and more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, especially where supply chain automation and data exchange are key. Cassie Lessing, the managing director of Strato IT group, has said that digitizing our traditional supply chains has become a crucial element of businesses forward. He …

2019 Trends in the Transport and Logistics Industry

2019 Trends in the Transport and Logistics Industry

With the end of the year upon us, we take some time to look ahead at what 2019 holds for us, especially in terms of transport and logistics trends. Two of the trends we want to highlight are Digitalization and Software-driven Process changes, as we are starting to see these reach African shores and feel they will have a large …

Does Artificial Intelligence Enabled Demand Forecasting Improve Supply Chain Efficiency?

Does Artificial Intelligence Enabled Demand Forecasting Improve Supply Chain Efficiency?

Improving demand forecasting with artificial intelligence is one of the most promising applications for supply chains, but how do the non-traditional methods compare in performance with established forecasting practices? Improving Demand Forecasting with Artificial Intelligence Using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve demand forecasting is one of the most promising applications of AI for supply chains. The technology …

Going Digital While Empowering

Going Digital While Empowering

It is a common assumption throughout all industries that the more we use technology in the workplace, the less need there will be for human interaction and skills. This is not true. Where there is technology, there are people behind it making sure it operates correctly and that everything happens as it should. We like to think of digitizing as …

European Union Leaders Agree Brexit Deal – So What Are Your Supply Chain Risks?

European Union Leaders Agree Brexit Deal - So What Are Your Supply Chain Risks?

As stated by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union has been approved, now the question is does Brexit represent a supply chain risk to be mitigated, or a supply chain opportunity to be exploited? UK’s Withdrawal Agreement from the European Union As reported by the BBC, the UK’s withdrawal agreement from …