Realising efficiencies with Smart Trucks

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 23 Jul 2020 12:30:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Trends and Insights

Innovation and self-disruption is critical for future-proofing companies

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 09 Jul 2020 11:30:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Trends and Insights, supplychainforesight

Supply chain as a self-service

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 28 May 2020 9:42:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Strategic Sourcing Value Beyond Cost Savings in Times of Crisis

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 20 May 2020 5:17:05 PM

The emergence of Covid-19 continues to present financial strain on multiple businesses across the globe. While most companies are looking into cost-saving initiatives, strategic sourcing is yet again placed on the spotlight. With reducing spending as one of its key strategic goals, strategic sourcing is now more pressured to deliver value, particularly in times of crisis.

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Topics: Trends, Supply Chain Management

Augmented Reality is causing waves in the supply chain industry

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 14 May 2020 9:15:00 AM

Digital Innovation Insights with Sello Lehong, Head of Innovation at Barloworld Automotive & Logistics. 

In our third episode of our digital innovation series Sello discusses the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and augmented reality (AR), and the impact of this technology on the supply chain industry.

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Topics: Trends, Supply Chain Management

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