Road freight advantages and disadvantages

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 25 Oct 2021 4:30:00 PM

Road freight plays a massive role in the global economy, but is it the right option for your business?

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Topics: Transport

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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