Advantages and disadvantages of agency networks (international versus local)

Posted by Mervyn Timothy on 07 Sep 2021 4:30:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Freight Forwarding

[UPDATE] Warehousing for the future - all tech and no people?

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 24 Aug 2021 2:00:00 PM

With fully autonomous warehouses unlikely in South Africa in the medium term, how can supply chains still benefit from such technologies?

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Topics: Trends and Insights

Paving the road ahead for women in transport and logistics

Posted by Justine Gabriel on 09 Aug 2021 9:24:03 AM

The 9th of August marks the anniversary of The Great Women's March of 1956 when approximately 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against legislation that was intended to maintain population segregation.

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Topics: Women's Month

How COVID-19 protocols affect your warehouse operations

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 11 Jun 2021 1:30:00 PM

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a big impact on daily warehouse operations. New regulations, as well as business-driven safety protocols, have changed the way many warehouses operate and everyone has had to adapt.

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Topics: Warehousing

Evaluating Industrial Projects Post Covid-19

Posted by Siyabonga Masina on 11 May 2021 3:19:56 PM

The past year has forced many businesses to review their standard practices with the heavy industry being one of the most severely impacted segments. Here are some insights on how Barloworld has adapted as a business.

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Topics: Freight Forwarding

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