Engineering News | Courier and Freight Services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/courier-and-freight-services Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:04:25 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New technology enables control of express deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-puts-customers-in-control-of-express-deliveries-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Courier and Freight Services Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435785 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607425_resized_dawn11161022.jpg CUSTOMERS IN CONTROL Dawn Wing provides high-quality services to its customers 511 287 Freight and logistics company of the year named http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-and-logistics-company-of-the-year-named-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Courier and Freight Services Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435973 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607880_resized_dachserbratislava1116jpg1022.jpg DACHSER SA Freight and logistics company of the year 2016 511 287 Need for centralised courier point made clear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-centralised-courier-point-acted-on-by-e-commerce-warehouser-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Courier and Freight Services Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435943 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607773_resized_justinimage221022.jpg JUSTIN DRENNAN The company enables real-time integration with a variety of couriers 511 287 Company aligns with South Africa regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aligns-with-s-africa-regulations-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Courier and Freight Services Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435913 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607683_resized_transnetfreightrailcitydeep220809duane1022.jpg GOOD PRACTICE Companies are scored on a ranking scale of one to eight and scores are based on seven pillars linked to the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice 511 287 Programme encourages standalone third-party distribution businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-encourages-standalone-third-party-distribution-businesses-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Courier and Freight Services Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435964 1508338761 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607844_resized_courierfreight221022.jpg DISTRIBUTION BUSINESSES Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s local distribution partner (LDP) programme has been launched to help local entrepreneurs create standalone distribution businesses 511 287 Logistics platform launched to mitigate industry constraints http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-platform-launched-to-mitigate-industry-constraints-2015-12-04 Kimberley Smuts Courier and Freight Services Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393275 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000491502_resized_tsystemssabusinesssolutionsexecutivemartinvergunst1022.jpeg MARTIN VERGUNST Using a SHL platform, Germany’s Hamburg port currently manages a throughput of 40 000 trucks and 250 000 shipping containers a day 511 287 Logistics company expands footprint, forges national partnerships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-company-expands-footprint-forges-national-partnerships-2015-12-04 Kimberley Smuts Courier and Freight Services Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393338 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000491628_resized_bloombergcourierfreightoperationsatthedhlcentralasiahub1022.jpeg CONSUMER CONVENIENCE DHL's footprint expansion in South Africa mirrors the global company's aggressive retail expansion strategy across sub-Saharan Africa 511 287 New freighter terminal officially inaugurated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-freighter-terminal-officially-inaugurated-2015-12-04 Kimberley Smuts Courier and Freight Services Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393593 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000492345_resized_bloomberghishighnessandchairmanandchiefexecutiveofemiratesairlineandgrouphhsheikhahmedbinsaeedalmaktoum1022.jpeg SHEIKH AHMED BIN SAEED AL MAKTOUM Emirates SkyCargo’s cargo terminal was officially inaugurated on November 10 at Dubai South’s Logistics District, further establishing Dubai as a leading global air cargo and logistics hub 511 287 Supply chain specialists join forces http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-union-announced-by-technology-development-company-2015-11-18 Kimberley Smuts Courier and Freight Services Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393543 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000492187_resized_bloombergtradecourierfreight.jpg LOGISTICS SOLUTION WiseTech highlights its plan to grow its staff numbers to more than 200 information technology personnel 511 340 Courier company launches consumer-friendly, interactive website http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courier-company-launches-consumer-friendly-interactive-website-2015-12-04 Kimberley Smuts Courier and Freight Services Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393528 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000492163_resized_bloombergportofpiraeusaheadofprivatisation1022.jpeg MEETING EXPECTATIONS After years of increasing demand, Ram has realised its processes are not as consumer-friendly as they could be 511 287 Road freight industry hard-pressed for sustainability – RFA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-freight-industry-hard-pressed-for-sustainability-rfa-2014-12-05 Mia Breytenbach Courier and Freight Services Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:44:00 +0200 354650 1417773726 1417761840 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000379981_resized_transnetfreightrailcitydeeptrucks208091022duane.jpg CHALLENGING FUTURE The road freight industry will contend with several challenges in 2015, including broad-based black economic-empowerment (BBBEE) codes 511 287 Courier and freight fleet management to increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courier-and-freight-fleet-management-to-increase-2014-12-05 Mia Breytenbach Courier and Freight Services Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352634 1417500946 1417730400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374741_resized_fleetmanagementimp1022bloomberg.jpg ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT The fleet management industry can deliver significant efficiency and uptime to the courier and freight industry 511 287 New temperature container launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-temperature-controlled-container-launched-2014-12-05 Mia Breytenbach Courier and Freight Services Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352614 1417500946 1417730400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374694_resized_ek11022.jpg LATEST ADDITION The White Container can be used for shipments requiring temperatures between 2 °C and 8 °C and between 5 °C and 25 °C 511 287 Courier sector taking express lane in transport industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courier-sector-taking-express-lane-in-transport-industry-2014-12-05 Mia Breytenbach Courier and Freight Services Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352624 1417500946 1417730400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374714_resized_courier1022bloomberg.jpg FUELLING DRIVER Businesses that rely on the courier and express parcel sector is a key industry driver, making the sector the “fastest-growing sector of the transport industry” 511 287 Service provider focuses on MSF http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/service-provider-focuses-on-msf-2014-12-05 Mia Breytenbach Courier and Freight Services Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352609 1417500946 1417730400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374686_resized_tntsideshotscombination21489handheldsigning39l21022.jpg TRACKING PROGRESS Customers expect logistics service providers to have technology systems for supply chain visibility 511 287 Association outlines year ahead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-road-freight-association-outlines-its-year-ahead-2013-03-08 Anine Kilian Courier and Freight Services Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283255 1362464077 1362693600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 CSIR to launch its ninth State of Logistics Survey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-to-launch-its-ninth-state-of-logistics-survey-2013-03-08 Anine Kilian Courier and Freight Services Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283294 1362464077 1362693600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Driver training initiative in the works http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-planning-to-implement-training-initiative-2013-03-09 Anine Kilian Courier and Freight Services Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283791 1362464077 1362693600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 New legislation aligns SA with global standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-legislation-to-have-positive-impact-on-courier-and-freight-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 208851 1289299207 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Concerns about 
new tolling system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legislation-a-concern-for-courier-companies-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 209168 1289299084 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Express freight remains strong growth point http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/express-freight-strongest-growing-point-in-courier-and-freight-industry-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 209271 1289289059 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 New learnerships for freight forwarding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-forwarding-becomes-a-career-option-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 209275 1289289062 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Challenges ahead for 
road freight industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenges-for-road-freight-industry-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 209282 1289299187 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Enterprise software 
increases efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-software-for-goods-receiving-and-dispatch-processes-2010-11-12 Jessica Hannah Courier and Freight Services Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0200 209170 1333090147 1289512800 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 New products to increase company focus on mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-to-increase-company-focus-on-mining-sector-2009-11-20 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176870 1258615838 1258668000 99999999999 Shannon de Ryhove 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/24623_2009-11-17_elquips_brian_mostert.mp43735232Elquips MD Brian Mostert discusses Elquip's focus on the mining industry. 20.11.2009. Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Elquips MD Brian Mostert discusses Elquip's focus on the mining industry. 20.11.2009. Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. 2010 mini warehousing project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courier-company-offers-new-warehousing-solution-2009-11-13 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176727 1258109911 1258063200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Passing of new bill concern 
for private companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courier-industry-thriving-despite-challenges-2009-11-13 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176728 1257848049 1258063200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Road transport in Africa more feasible, says freight company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-moving-company-reports-road-transport-as-cheapest-option-for-african-logistics-2009-11-13 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176854 1257946966 1258063200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 SA set to become a hub for West Africa’s oil and gas industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-shipping-line-sees-south-africa-as-a-hub-for-west-african-cargo-2009-11-13 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176862 1257848052 1258063200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Green logistics critical for business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-company-highlights-the-importance-of-an-environmental-friendly-approach-2009-11-13 Mary-Anne O’Donnell Courier and Freight Services Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0200 176928 1257848050 1258063200 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Mobile tracking technology manages courier company growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-tracking-technology-manages-courier-company-growth-2008-11-14 Liam Morrison Courier and Freight Services Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0200 146368 1226476323 1226613600 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Transport and logistics services provider sprints into the future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-and-logistics-services-provider-sprints-into-the-future-2008-11-14 Liam Morrison Courier and Freight Services Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0200 146369 1226651415 1226613600 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/17851_2008-11-07_ups_paul_horsfall.flv3411410Paul Horsfall discussing UPS’s new Sprinter package vans. (14.11.2008). Cameraperson: Danie de Beer. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Paul Horsfall discussing UPS’s new Sprinter package vans. (14.11.2008). Cameraperson: Danie de Beer. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Containerised traffic offers growth opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/containerised-traffic-offers-growth-opportunity-2008-11-14 Liam Morrison Courier and Freight Services Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0200 146379 1226475739 1226613600 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Integrated software streamlines supply chain and logistics industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-software-streamlines-supply-chain-and-logistics-industry-2007-11-16 Sylvester Haskins Courier and Freight Services Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0200 120393 1194950289 1195164000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Warehousing demands advanced logistics software http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warehousing-demands-advanced-logistics-software-2007-11-16 Sylvester Haskins Courier and Freight Services Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0200 120396 1194950702 1195164000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 New logistics facility to enhance supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-logistics-facility-to-enhance-supply-chain-2007-11-16 Sylvester Haskins Courier and Freight Services Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0200 120397 1194950656 1195164000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Local industry lagging - lack of skills to blame http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-industry-lagging-lack-of-skills-to-blame-2007-11-16 Sylvester Haskins Courier and Freight Services Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0200 120399 1194950256 1195164000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Weighbridge software keeps supply chain balance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weighbridge-software-keeps-supply-chain-balance-2007-11-16 Sylvester Haskins Courier and Freight Services Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0200 120400 1194950618 1195164000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0