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 …

Blockchain Technology and the Real-Time Global Supply Chain

Blockchain Technology and the Real-Time Global Supply Chain

Achieving secure, high-performance supply chains requires the marrying of performance and permissibility with the transparency and trust of blockchain technology, by combining blockchain with a proven network platform, companies today can integrate blockchain with supply chain networks. What is Blockchain? Blockchain has traditionally been the technology underlying the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Blockchain was developed as a distributed technology that maintains an …

Developments in logistics during Transport Month

Developments in logistics during Transport Month

October is Transport Month in South Africa which few may be aware of but for the fact that this year there were a few interesting moments to landmark the occasion regarding logistics. And, as we at TSI Central Station keep a close eye on developments within the industry, we thought we would share two items which stood out particularly.   …

The Challenges of International Industrial Transport

The Challenges of International Industrial Transport

TSI recently faced a challenge with industrial transport when a client imported a heat exchanger from France. Unfortunately, TSI Central Station was not contracted to handle the shipping segment of this sensitive industrial item’s global transit to South Africa. As the unit was being offloaded by the 3rd party it was heavily damaged and TSI staff, arriving to collect the …

The African promise: A look into the future of intra-Africa trade

The African promise: A look into the future of intra-Africa trade

The growth and development of intra-Africa trade is no longer just a dream, it is a most certain reality. According to the World Bank, Africa has six of the world’s ten fastest-growing economies. The list is led by Ghana (8.3%), which we should point out is boosted by oil and gas expansion, Ethiopia (8.2%), Côte d’Ivoire (7.2%), Djibouti (7%), Senegal …

EGYPT’S IMPORTS HIT $20.71B IN 4 MONTHS

EGYPT’S IMPORTS HIT $20.71B IN 4 MONTHS

Egypt’s imports jumped 21.8 percent during the first four months of 2018, recording $20.71 billion (LE 370.25 billion), compared to $17 billion during the same period in 2017. A source at Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade said that about 39 percent of the imports were production requirements and machines to be used in different industries, meaning that there is …

KEY GLOBAL TRENDS IN FLEET MANAGEMENT

International trends in fleet management techniques, challenges and technology are essential indicators for the future of the industry in Southern Africa; which is why the prepared company maintains a keen interest in these patterns. While TSI Central Station utilises international grade technology in both its analytics systems and vehicles, the connection between all fleet management companies across the globe is …

EFFECTIVE ROAD RISK STRATEGIES

EFFECTIVE ROAD RISK STRATEGIES

The essence of fleet management is getting supplies safely and efficiently from one location to another. Logistics is a complex business, which is why companies the world over rely on the expertise of specialists to save on operational costs and prevent damage to their goods or late delivery. For fleet management companies to achieve this, they must at all times …

Gaining Supply Chain Efficiency With Artificial Intelligence

Gaining Supply Chain Efficiency With Artificial Intelligence

Without taking advantage of the latest technology, supply chains become inefficient and unable to compete, and with higher consumer expectations and demands throughout the supply chain for faster turnarounds, industry requires the improvements that Artificial Intelligence can provide. Supply Chain & Artificial intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) will change the way you think about your supply chain and supply chain efficiency. …