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Forklifts: neglect load testing and safety checks at your peril

TOP forklift truck distributor, Criterion Equipment, considers the safe operation of these vehicles as a critical aspect of materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and...

Growth in forklift equipment demand a boost for top supplier

THE demand for forklift equipment grew in 2021, largely on the back of orders cancelled in 2020 now filtering through, according to Shumani Industrial...

New lifting division rises to giraffe relocation test challenge

BMG’s Tools & Equipment Lifting team offers a specialist service to diverse sectors throughout Africa, including automotive and tyre manufacturing, paper and pulp, sugar,...

The Customer Experience should come first at every stage in the supply chain

By Andrew Dawson THE customer experience has become a central component of driving sales, and also a point of competitive differentiation in a world where...

Finding the right forklift fit: renting vs buying

MANY businesses grapple with the choice between buying or renting a forklift which could impact both their efficiency and bottom line. That’s according to Marco...

Building German brands in Africa

Not only is South Africa the largest capital equipment market on the continent, it is also regarded as the ‘bridge to Africa’ for many...

Digitalisation of SMME enablement key to integration in corporate supply chains

By Hepsy Mkhungo IF South Africa is to successfully drive job creation and achieve sustainable economic growth, the key is to enable large corporate support...

Elevating industry with robust, powerful batteries

FOR many businesses in construction, shipping and distribution centres, operations rely on forklifts and scissor jacks to lift and move heavy materials and cargo...

Fuel efficient, next-gen ‘smart’ crawler excavators

NEW to HPE Africa’s range of Hyundai crawler excavators, is the recently launched Hyundai R210 SMART PLUS series, with advanced design features over the...

Evolving the supply chain to keep up with online demand

By Amit Singh EVEN before COVID hit, online retail was growing and becoming an increasingly popular option in South Africa. When the pandemic arrived, however,...

Summit tackles freight industry connectivity

THE South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) has announced that it will host its annual event online this year, on 16 and 17...

Trucking huge order from logistics group

A leading logistic group in South Africa has placed an order for a whopping 100 new DAF XF 480 trucks. Operating in the tipper, tautliner...

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Fears of contamination rise as food industry battles supply chain delays

PRODUCT recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illnesses make headlines all the time. But recent supply chain bottlenecks are raising fears about food quality and...

Africa’s markets a big opportunity says motor manufacturer’s new VP of sales

ISUZU Motors South Africa has appointed Penelope Mkhwanazi as Senior Vice President for Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets. Penny is responsible for...

UN warns of global sand shortages

By Nico Pienaar, Director ASPASA THE United Nations has called for urgent action to prevent a sand crisis as worldwide demand surges. Centuries of unregulated...

CEO of waste recovery company hands over reins

Richard Sanders CEO of the waste recovery management company Oricol Environmental Services will retire at the end of June. Sanders has been at the helm...