Practical tips to minimise your inventory damage

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 12 Mar 2019 10:00:00 AM

Managing a warehouse holding large quantities of inventory, worth millions of Rands day after day, is no easy feat. A warehouse manager’s job is riddled with daily challenges that can make life a little tricky.  Weighing high on the scale of challenges is damaged warehouse inventory, a problem which is difficult to avoid, taking into account all the movement required within the warehouse process. This can have a negative effect on order fulfilment and achieving service level agreements.

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Topics: Insider

[NEWS] Barloworld announces new Group structure

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 07 Mar 2019 5:00:00 PM

(also published in Bizcommunity)

On 27 February 2019, Barloworld Group announced a strategic decision to merge their Automotive and Logistics Divisions, a move that will leverage the assets and capabilities of the two divisions. The new change brings about the opportunity to strengthen the Group's core capabilities while optimising their existing portfolio to ensure sustained value creation.

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Topics: News

[CASE STUDY] Tomorrow's Supply Chain Starts Today

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 27 Feb 2019 11:00:00 AM

In our modern world, every aspect of life relies heavily on telecommunications and connectivity. From entertainment to transport and business, connectivity is the engine of society.  Despite local ICT adoption rates being slightly behind the curve when compared to global trends, the South African information and communications technology (ICT) industry has seen exponential growth leading it to eclipse agriculture as a contributor to economic production, delivering upwards of 2.7% to local GDP.

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Topics: Case studies

Value is created when the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 21 Feb 2019 9:00:00 AM

In the era of innovation and connectivity the idea of an economy built from autonomous industries attending to their own clients with their own suppliers is fast becoming outdated. More and more, savvy organisations understand that operating in isolation is no longer viable, and that by partnering across, or indeed within industries, higher efficiencies, cost reductions and improved customer service can be achieved. A good example of such collaboration is the symbiotic relationship  between two competing technology giants Samsung and Apple Inc, where the electronics manufacturer is a key supplier of iphone micro chips and the like. Such symbiosis is a true case of how the seemingly direct competitors in fact can benefit from collaboration in order to function at their full potential.

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Topics: News, PR

Warehousing the future - all tech and no people?

Posted by Tyrone Rennie on 14 Feb 2019 11:30:00 AM

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Topics: Trends

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