As heavy vehicles are primarily responsible for road wear, the introduction of Smart Trucks or Performance Based Vehicles (PBS), continue to yield great benefits including vehicle safety and the protection of road infrastructure.
PBS vehicles - also known as ‘Smart Trucks' - improve efficiency by reducing costs associated with the transportation of goods, while delivering value to customers. From reducing road wear, greenhouse gas emissions, managing the heavy traffic on South Africa’s road infrastructure, and improving road safety, smart trucks offer more benefits as they are not constrained to prescriptive standards.
Topics: Trends and Insights
COVID-19 is yet another reminder that businesses ought to invest in constantly innovating and disrupting their business models to remain relevant, as customers’ needs change in an ever-evolving market.
Supply Chain as a service (SCaaS), or even as a self-service(SCaaSS), is by no means a new idea and many companies have been implementing these measures for years. The onset of COVID-19 has, however, forced businesses to streamline processes much faster than planned and SCaaS has quickly become the go-to supply model across many industries.
Topics: Supply Chain Management