Road freight plays a massive role in the global economy, but is it the right option for your business?
Sustainable transport refers to any means of transportation that has a low impact on the environment. Achieving this is about balancing current and future needs and ensuring we are putting the pieces in place now to continue improving sustainability in the transport industry.
When people speak of ‘logistics’ things such as route planning, schedules and vehicle maintenance come to mind. While these are all part of it, one of the more challenging aspects is when a client requires the movement of massive pieces of equipment - such as those used in the mining sector.
Topics: Industrial projects
For goods to be transported efficiently, fleet providers either use a freight forwarding network, or they opt to open their own operations base in each area where they operate. Barloworld Logistics is an independent freight forwarder and uses an agency freight forwarding network to ensure the best possible service. Below is some insight into the pros and cons of such an operation.
Topics: Freight Forwarding
With fully autonomous warehouses unlikely in South Africa in the medium term, how can supply chains still benefit from such technologies?
Topics: Trends and Insights