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Navigating a hostile road-freight market

Bidvest Panalpina Logistics’ flexible and responsive approach is paying off despite the enormous challenges facing the industry. South Africa’s economy shrank by 3.2% in the...

Major investments made in new facilities

Despite market uncertainty, local logistics powerhouse Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) has forged ahead with several large-scale infrastructure development plans. The company has moved into...

In house IIoT platform creates machine network

In 2017, thyssenkrupp Materials Services began to digitally connect its machinery network, using their self-developed IIoT platform called toii. Now that the product has...

On safe paths

When using the principle of triangulation for navigating automated guided vehicles (AGVs), vehicles are often equipped with two different scanners, one for safety and...

The power of knowing

MiX Telematics Africa and Apex BI are together demonstrating how it is possible to manage an ever-expanding Internet of Things (IoT) environment. The IoT...

Smart trucks to promote road safety

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has launched a five year pilot project to run a 44 pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and...

Multi-port strategy to cope with vehicle exports

Ford is expanding its vehicle export operations by adopting a multi-port strategy with the first shipment of 1 000 locally assembled Ford Rangers from...

Time to strengthen IoT deployments

Businesses in the transport and logistics sector recognise their approaches to cybersecurity must be strengthened but are not yet taking the practical steps to...