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Africa Logistics Properties tackles East African supply chain challenges

Africa Logistics Properties recently hosted a Supply Chain Networking Breakfast Forum in celebration of its second anniversary since the completion of phase one - ALP North at Tatu City's Industrial Park. The event brought together key stakeholders in the logistics and supply chain sector with the aim of generating industry solutions...

1 day ago

Automating supply chain innovation

Refining the last mile journey with the potential of technology...

By David Slotow 3 days ago

Drone technology to advance aircraft inspections

Austrian Airlines has been testing a new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet...

13 Sep 2019

GIG Logistics Ghana, Aim Higher Africa launch back-to-school giveaway in Accra

"Education is the cornerstone of every economy in Africa and GIG Logistics Ghana is committed to investing in this sector. We believe education is the bedrock of our society and a requisite for Ghana's development."

13 Sep 2019

DHL Africa eShop platform rolled out to 34 additional countries

DHL's Africa eShop platform has expanded to an additional 14 countries across sub-Saharan Africa...

12 Sep 2019

African Ports & Rail Evolution Forum to spotlight collaboration benefits for economic growth

Delegates are set to discover Africa's trade potential and the wealth of new investment and partnership opportunities arising from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, as well as other open border initiatives...

11 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporates

Finvex is a cloud-based platform that connects corporate clients, their growing SME suppliers and financial agents...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2019

Kobo360 confirms Kenya as new strategic hub for African operations

The new regional office, led by Kobo360 CEO African region, Kagure Wamunyu, comes as the company looks to foster intra-African trade by connecting and supporting cargo owners, truck owners and drivers, and cargo recipients...

10 Sep 2019

Trade war effects on global air freight demand

Air cargo continues to suffer from weak global trade and the intensifying trade dispute between the US and China. Global trade volumes are 1.4% lower than a year ago and trade volumes between the US and China have fallen by 14% year-to-date compared to the same period in 2018...

9 Sep 2019

New logistics barometer to assess industry performance

Ctrack has joined forces with economists.co.za to create the Ctrack Logistics Barometer, an economic indicator and performance gauge of the South African logistics and supply chain industries...

5 Sep 2019

Syngenta, Chep cultivate seeds of success in Zambia

Innovative supply-chain solutions have helped a global agribusiness boost efficiency and safety, cut costs and provide a better solution for its customers - the farmers of Zambia...

4 Sep 2019

DHL launches new app in 8 African countries, facilitating tracking and faster delivery

DHL Express has announced the launch of an innovative mobile platform that will allow its customers in sub-Saharan Africa to track and coordinate the delivery of their shipments with greater ease and convenience...

2 Sep 2019

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes...

29 Aug 2019

Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from Nigeria

The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management's upcoming SAPICS Spring Conference will provide supply chain management professionals with the opportunity to spend a day immersed in interactive and stimulating presentations along with networking opportunities...

20 Aug 2019

SAIMI awareness campaign to boost SA's maritime culture

The South African International Maritime Institute has partnered with a team of maritime stakeholders to launch a national Maritime Awareness Programme aimed at growing a national maritime culture and pride in the country's oceans environment...

19 Aug 2019

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 secures $30m expansion funding

With the funding, the team will continue to scale the organization, develop the technology offering and accelerate supply growth...

16 Aug 2019

British Airways to trial VR entertainment

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

15 Aug 2019

Clear visibility into supply chain complexity

The Internet of Things is refining the capabilities of the supply chain to reduce theft, increase visibility and transform legacy complexity...

5 Aug 2019

Key trends across retail channels in Africa

With a growing young population coupled with rapid urbanisation and fast-growing consumer expenditure, Africa offers attractive opportunities for entities wishing to expand into new frontier markets...

By Christy Tawii 31 Jul 2019

Hello Paisa launches Malaicha collection, delivery service app for Zimbabweans

Zimbabweans living in South Africa may now send goods and groceries back home as Hello Paisa launched its Malaicha.com collection and delivery service app...

30 Jul 2019

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