A single pane of glass view is critical to effective management of cybersecurity risks

Ransomware is a pressing threat to business. It is everywhere, and the likelihood of being attacked continues to increase almost by the day, which makes it more important than ever for organisations to ensure their systems and data remain secure and resilient. The challenge is that environments have become increasingly distributed, with work from home, […]

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RCT digital automation supercharges Develop’s Bellevue operation

Smart technology specialist RCT is pleased to partner with mining services company Develop and deploy state-of-the-art digital automation technology at its recently awarded Bellevue operation in Western Australia. RCT’s digital ControlMaster® solution empowers Develop with the best autonomous technology to safely manage their underground mobile equipment fleet and make consistent production gains. The autonomous solutions […]

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AFRICAN SUPPLY CHAIN COMMUNITY LEARNS HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE UNITED NATIONS

African companies can do business with the United Nations (UN), and the process has been streamlined by the recent merging of the UN’s previously separate procurement and logistics departments into an integrated Office of Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operational Support. This was the message delivered to around 600 African supply chain professionals […]

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Ctrack launches Crystal, a game-changer in Online Business Fleet Data reporting

Ctrack has 35 years experience in vehicle tracking and fleet management, and during that time, they have developed a variety of innovative solutions for efficient fleet and asset management services. Ctrack is now taking its product offering to new heights by launching its brand new data management solution. Ctrack Crystal is a fully customisable platform that combines […]

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Labour Broker or Temporary Employment Services – the evolution of labour on demand

While labour brokers have come under heavy scrutiny over the years leading to the sector being strictly regulated, this has resulted in greater protection for workers under temporary employment services. These compliance requirements have resulted in an evolution of the industry, to the point where the term ‘labour broker’ has become insufficient to describe the […]

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Demand for Warehouse Automation and Digitalisation Driven by South Africa’s Rapid Uptake in E-Commerce

E-commerce in South Africa is on the rise, driving warehouse automation and digitalisation. This is according to research by Knight Frank, which indicates further that South Africa remains the largest and most sophisticated warehousing and logistics market across the continent. Prior to the pandemic, warehouse operators who were committing to robotics automation solutions were considered innovative […]

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New Unifeeder service opens Middle East and India to African exporters

Unifeeder, a subsidiary of DP World, announced the launch of a new shipping service connecting Mozambique to the Middle East and India, providing African businesses with a new, fast and reliable route to lucrative export markets. The new fortnightly interconnected service commenced on Friday, 6 May 2022, operating between Maputo in Mozambique, Jebel Ali in […]

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2022 SAPICS CONFERENCE OFFERS A PACKED PROGRAMME AND DIVERSE TOPICS RANGING FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO HUMAN HAIR EXTENSIONS

The 2022 SAPICS Conference for supply chain professionals will offer an array of presentations covering diverse topics extending from artificial intelligence (AI) to human hair extensions. This year’s event – the first in-person SAPICS Conference since the start of the pandemic – features a packed programme covering subjects ranging from automation, blockchain, e-commerce, digitisation and […]

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