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

Predictive technology: paving the way for unique customer experiences

Posted by Barloworld Logistics on 23 Apr 2020 9:00:00 AM

Digital Innovation Insights with Sello Lehong, Head of Innovation. 

In our second episode of our digital innovation series Sello explains how we're using artificial intelligence and machine learning for transport management at Barloworld AutoLogistics. 

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Topics: Trends and Insights, Supply Chain Management

The impact of 4IR and rapid advances in technology on the supply chain and logistics industries

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 05 Feb 2020 11:15:00 AM

Over the coming months, Barloworld Automotive & Logistics will be sharing a 12-part video series on Digital Innovation Insights, featuring Sello Lehong, Head of Innovation. In our first episode, we're taking a look at how 4IR and technology is changing the supply chain and logistics landscape. 

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Topics: Trends and Insights, Supply Chain Management

Control Towers – Buzzword or Game Changing Supply Chain model?

Posted by Barloworld Automotive & Logisitics on 10 May 2018 9:00:00 AM

The latest hot topic within the supply chain lexicon is Control Towers. The name itself evokes images of air traffic controllers keeping a sharp eye over air traffic, and indeed the concept is very similar. Croydon Airport was the first to introduce an Air Traffic Control Tower in the 1920’s so that it had a literal birds-eye view of flights so that the airport could better support pilots and ground crew and mitigate the risk of accidents. The concept quickly caught on and evolved to the highly technical discipline we know today.

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Topics: Trends and Insights, Trends

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