A warehouse manager’s job is riddled with daily challenges. Weighing high on this scale is inventory shrinkage - a problem which is difficult to avoid. Here's a few expert tips to help you ensure your inventory damage is kept to the bare minimum. By reducing inventory damage, you'll help to reduce your overall inventory shrinkage.
It is no secret that for a company to guarantee its sustainability and future proof itself, it has to constantly evolve and innovatively seek ways of meeting the needs of the customer. This requires an effective procurement strategy.
In keeping abreast with the latest trends and understanding the benefits of maximizing efficiency through economies of scale, organisations have to nurture and value strong relationships. Strategic sourcing takes traditional procurement to another level. A level of collaboration with selected suppliers to leverage targeted spend across different locations and multiple companies to get the best price and value.
South Africa falls amongst the five countries that handle 60% of Africa’s intercontinental air cargo. In 2018, South Africa alone exported goods valued over R14 billion via air freight. With this influx of goods being exported through air, it is indeed vital to understand the intricacies of this mode of transport and how it can propel businesses to new heights.
South African ports saw over 3 million tonnes of breakbulk goods in 2018, and reports show that this growth trend is indeed projected to continue increasing well into the future. Moving over-dimensional or heavy-lift cargo is no small feat, whether it is massive earth moving yellow equipment bound for copper mines in Zambia or turbine components for a Northern Cape wind farm, transportation and logistics demands are considerably greater as they are unique to each situation.