Logistics (Industry)



SA fleets face internal and external pressures
Issue 8 2023, IoT & Automation, Transport (Industry)
Thousands of trucks clog South African border points and ports, causing shipping companies to levy congestion surcharges; fleet managers must enforce safety rules, develop comprehensive training programmes focusing on early warning systems and AI-powered technology

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Integrated transportation security
Issue 8 2023, Guardian Eye, AI & Data Analytics, Integrated Solutions
HG Travel installs an AI-powered camera system integrated across 115 vehicles throughout a fleet comprising 160 vehicles of different sizes, along with predictive and self-monitoring tools to track tyre condition, fuel consumption and theft, and overall vehicle maintenance.

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Simplify AARTO compliance for fleets
Issue 7 2023, Guardian Eye, IoT & Automation, Asset Management, Transport (Industry)
While there are challenges around the management and implementation of the AARTO Amendment Act, there are also benefits that need to be understood today to ensure compliance and value tomorrow.

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From damage management to false alarm prevention
Issue 7 2023, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Transport (Industry), Surveillance
Video surveillance is undergoing an exciting evolution; today’s IP-based solutions can be fully integrated into digital systems. With the increasing integration of artificial intelligence (AI); logistics, in particular, can make processes more transparent and exploit previously untapped potential.

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Protecting narrow areas in warehouse and logistics sites
Issue 7 2023, OPTEX, Facilities & Building Management, Transport (Industry)
Logistics facilities, warehouses and distribution centres are critical to the supply chain and any company’s business operation and assets. Any disruption can have enormous consequences, both functional and financial.

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Logistics operators stand up to safety challenges
Issue 7 2023, Asset Management, Transport (Industry)
The second annual Webfleet Road Safety Report for 2023 outlines common safety factors, challenges and solutions that South African transport operators face; deteriorating roads, poor vehicle maintenance, congestion and driver fatigue are common challenges.

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Securing road transport across Africa
Issue 7 2023, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Asset Management, Transport (Industry), Risk Management & Resilience
SMART Security Solutions spoke to Filipe de Almeida, the Portugal & Spain Regional TAPA EMEA Lead, and Massimo Carelle, the TAPA EMEA Africa Region Lead, about securing transport and logistics in hostile environments.

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Navigating cybersecurity in the African transport and logistics space
Issue 6 2023, IoT & Automation, Transport (Industry)
The African transport and logistics sector is a rapid adopter of industrial automation, embracing technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technologies (OT) to enhance efficiency, but cybersecurity vulnerabilities demand attention.

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Free South Africa Market Report webinar from TAPA EMEA
Issue 6 2023, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, News & Events, Transport (Industry), Training & Education
October 2023 offers TAPA EMEA members and non-members opportunities to increase their knowledge of cargo crime and supply chain security risks in three countries in Europe, the Middle East & Africa region, where supply chains are most targeted by both organised crime groups and other offenders.

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Telematics help protect SA trucks against expanding risks
Issue 6 2023, Asset Management
South Africa’s road freight transport sector currently accounts for about 85% of all goods transported in the country and is growing rapidly annually. “To ensure that goods are delivered safely, promptly, and affordably is a challenge,” says Justin Manson of Webfleet.

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Same GPS, different application
Issue 5 2023, Security Services & Risk Management
AI systems can predict optimal routes based on driving behaviour and have the potential to reduce crime statistics and save lives on and off the road and enable sustainable economic growth.

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Château Gâteaux optimises delivery process through MultiTRAX
Issue 4 2023, Asset Management
With twenty outlets and still growing, Château Gâteaux has implemented an Argility solution in its primary locations to streamline deliveries and allow customers to track their delivery in real time.

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Reimagining the supply chain for resilience
Issue 4 2023, Security Services & Risk Management
Supply chain disruptions have become the norm rather than the exception, and the onus is on manufacturers to adapt and strengthen their ability to react in an agile manner.

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AI cameras for logistics
SMART Surveillance 2023, Dahua Technology South Africa, Surveillance, Integrated Solutions
More than 800 high-definition AI surveillance cameras, equipment for 60 access control points, and a unified security management system has been supplied by Dahua Technology to a warehouse in Europe.

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Reimagining the supply chain for resilience
Issue 4 2023
Supply chain disruptions have become the norm rather than the exception, and the onus is on manufacturers to adapt and strengthen their ability to react in an agile manner.

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TAPA EMEA reports 5-year fall in freight crimes in unclassified parking places
Issue 4 2023, Asset Management
Freight thefts from trucks left in unclassified parking locations in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region have reduced dramatically since the pandemic as companies take more proactive action to protect the resilience of their supply chains, according to new data from the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA EMEA).

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FleetDomain underpins Afrirent’s value proposition
Issue 1 2023, Security Services & Risk Management
Afrirent, a 100% female black-owned fleet management company, has been relying on FleetDomain software for a number of years to help it deliver outstanding service to a growing number of clients.

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Finding balance in a world of shifting supply chains
Issue 1 2023, Integrated Solutions, Products & Solutions
Retailers and consumer goods manufacturers need precise demand planning now more than ever. With help from the AI-powered SAS Intelligent Planning Cloud, companies can anticipate and address shopper needs and shipping disruptions more effectively.

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Where does SA logistics stand as far as cybersecurity is concerned?
Issue 8 2022, Security Services & Risk Management
Lesiba Sebola, director of information technology at Bidvest International Logistics, says it is paramount to safeguard IT infrastructure given how central it has become to operations.

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Making logistics 4.0 a reality
Issue 8 2022
As businesses debated what the new normal will look like in the aftermath of the pandemic, it has become clear that digitalisation and digital transformation have become imperative. This is certainly ...

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