Sustainability and safety in the transport industry

Posted by Jannie Nel on 15 Oct 2021 12:22:52 PM

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.

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Topics: Transport

[CASE STUDY] No project is too big for Barloworld Logistics

Posted by Siyabonga Masina on 21 Sep 2021 2:00:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Industrial projects

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

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