Category:Featured August 2014

Simpler, better, faster
August 1, 2014

Simpler, better, faster

In the past, logistics was just about moving goods from one place to another, but the focus is now on doing it as fast...

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Just add cement
August 1, 2014

Just add cement

Nowadays almost anything can be ordered from a catalogue and come out of a box … and warehouses aren’t any different. Enter Warehouse-in-a-box, an...

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Tailor-made for timber
August 1, 2014

Tailor-made for timber

With specific input from clients in the demanding timber industry, MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has developed an innovative, and quite talented, 8×4...

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This is Africa
August 1, 2014

This is Africa

Countries are “dissolving” in the transportation world as regionalisation is becoming the talk of the town, but African countries are still trading more with...

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The sassy side of transport
August 1, 2014

The sassy side of transport

It’s not what you would call classical music, but when singer Beyonce asks: “Who runs the world?”, her back-up singers reply in chorus “Girls!”....

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When wheels and heels collide
August 1, 2014

When wheels and heels collide

Since this is the month to celebrate women, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at someone who has...

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Keabetswe “Kea” Mpane is doing her bit to ensure more qualified industrial engineers become supply chain professionals. She is a finalist for the 2014 Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government award.
August 1, 2014

Passion and vision

Keabetswe Mpane, head of logistics and long-term plant development at Transnet Engineering, has received many accolades in the supply chain industry. CLAIRE RENCKEN spends...

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