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 …

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 …