Engineering News | Materials-Handling and Logistics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling-and-logistics Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:37:52 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Dachser South Africa driving excellence in road freight services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dachser-south-africa-driving-excellence-in-road-freight-services-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493611 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742524_resized_dachser07181022.jpg STRATEGIC GOAL Dachser South Africa’s aim is to ensure that logistics is tailored to meet clients’ specific requirements 511 287 GLTC offers fleet management system to protect bottom line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safeguarding-the-bottom-line-through-the-goscor-fleet-management-system-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493958 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743305_resized_goscorevm07181022.jpg ECONOMIC CHALLENGE Current tough operating and economic conditions are putting a strain on already constrained bottom lines 511 287 Interroll makes modular conveyor platform for logistics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interroll-makes-modular-conveyor-platform-for-logistics-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494059 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743469_resized_interroll07181022.jpg FLEXIBLE ALTERNATIVE Interroll designed the critical components of our state-of-the-art conveyor platform to operate at temperatures as low as -30 °C 511 287 Company offers paper alternative to wooden and plastic pallets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-offers-paper-alternative-to-wooden-and-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493580 1534227761 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742467_resized_kimmoboard07181022.jpg VISUAL RESEMBLANCE Honeycomb fibreboard technology takes its name from the visual resemblance to a bee’s honeycomb 511 287 Local company to introduce new plastic pallets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-introduce-new-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493594 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742494_resized_premierpallets1022.jpg NEW PRODUCT The plastic pallets were manufactured in South Africa SOURCE 511 287 New regulation increases interest in local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-regulation-increases-interest-in-local-industry-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493836 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742877_resized_capetownimports0718bloomberg10222.jpg NEW REGULATION Companies are now required to declare their cargo conveyed to South Africa 24 hours prior to transportation 511 287 Our innovations are the key partnership to your future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/our-innovations-are-the-key-partnership-to-your-future-2018-08-17 Yolande Botes Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495595 1534239570 1534456800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746788_resized_garyneubert1022.jpg EIE Group Chief Executive Officer Gary Neubert 511 287 Articulated forklifts save energy costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/articulated-forklifts-save-energy-costs-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475566 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701477_resized_benditruck1022.jpeg ENERGY SAVING Bendi articulated trucks are designed to operate in external yards – even where the ground is uneven or broken 511 287 Best features combined in new container design http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-features-combined-in-new-container-design-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475139 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700870_resized_seacopcpluscontainer1220181022.jpg INNOVATIVE DESIGN SeaPC+ cellular palletwide containers are suitable for rail and road transport 511 287 Digitisation gives valuable operational insight for logistics companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitisation-in-logistics-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475125 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700973_resized_dereshinpillay1022.jpeg DERESHIN PILLAY A digital production environment creates the predictability organisations need 511 287 Equipment investment can ensure efficiency for cargo owners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-innovative-rail-supply-chain-solutions-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475435 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701199_resized_transnetfreightrail1022.jpeg FREIGHT RAIL ON THE MOVE Transnet’s market demand strategy aims to shift freight from road to rail 511 287 Logistics operator fosters road safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-operator-fosters-road-safety-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475628 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701594_resized_arenddupreezmdofcrossroadsdistributionimage1.jpeg AREND DU PREEZ Logistics and supply chain operators have to comply with road safety procedures and requirements 511 287 Scientific engineered chute improves efficiency and cuts costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scientific-engineered-chute-improves-efficiency-and-cuts-costs-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475173 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Donald Makhafola 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700966_resized_webachute1022.jpeg SCIENTIFIC DESIGN The Weba Chute Systems teams have extensive field experience and are able to provide fit-for-application transfer point solutions 511 287 Technology increases collaboration in supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-increases-collaboration-in-supply-chain-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475499 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701770_resized_andrewshaw1022.jpeg PWC AFRICA TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS LEADER DR ANDREW SHAW Digitilasation creates a platform for collaboration between clients, operators and suppliers 511 287 Musina Intermodal Terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/musina-intermodal-terminal-2018-02-02 Creamer Media Reporter Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476687 1517301968 1517522400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703944_resized_img6367edit11022.jpg 511 287 Advanced wear technology stands to set new benchmark http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-wear-technology-stands-to-set-a-new-industry-benchmark-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460397 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668181_resized_wonderstoneglztuffinlethead720171022.jpg ENHANCED PROTECTION Zirconia-enhanced alumina offers superior mechanical strength, abrasion resistance and fracture toughness in wear linings protecting components such as inlet heads 511 287 Attention to detail crucial for conveyor belts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attention-to-detail-crucial-for-optimal-conveyor-performance-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460387 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668146_resized_conveyortrainingmartinengineering1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST It is imperative that a risk assessment be performed prior to working on conveyors and that all operators are educated on the learning points identified 511 287 Comprehensive service support adds value to forklifts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comprehensive-service-support-adds-value-to-forklifts-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460396 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668268_resized_smithpowerequipmentkiporforklift0820171022.jpg FIT FOR PURPOSE Kipor forklifts were supplied to Icon Bricks with additional filtration systems to protect the engines from fine dust particles 511 287 Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Materials handling still a key focus for businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-handling-still-a-key-focus-for-businesses-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460401 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668186_resized_interrollconveyor0720171022.jpg ADDING VALUE Businesses are investing in upgrading existing materials handling equipment and eliminating problem areas to maximise efficiency 511 287 Modern materials handling systems support operational improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-materials-handling-systems-support-operational-improvements-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460402 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668196_resized_normanmalekaseweurodrive0820171022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Technologies like SEW-EURODRIVE’s MOVITRANS are paving the way to the fully integrated and automated future of materials handling 511 287 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 Education and training imperative for modern supply chain management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-and-training-imperative-for-modern-supply-chain-management-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460404 1503411157 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668200_resized_honeywellautomationorionconsoleexhibitionatautomationworld201704171022.jpg FUTURE-FOCUSED Companies are increasingly upgrading their manufacturing facilities to streamline operations and remove constraints through automation 511 287 New equipment available from local supplier exclusively http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-equipment-available-from-local-supplier-exclusively-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440309 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619128_resized_materialshandlingmecliftml3018rcprovided1022.jpg EASY LIFTING The variable reach trucks are capable of easily lifting large rolls of materials 511 287 Group of companies receives recognised certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-of-companies-receives-recognised-certification-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440312 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619143_resized_materialshandlinghydrogenfuelcellforkliftimpalarefineries50316duane1022.jpg FORKLIFT Goscor Lift Truck has received new ISO certification for its forklifts 511 287 Working capital important for logistics in current economic climate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/working-capital-important-in-current-economic-climate-for-logistics-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440308 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618991_resized_coegaindustrialdevelopmentzoneidzportelizabethroad210220914duane.jpg INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES Government has invested R813-billion to improve roads, airports and ports infrastructure 511 287 Safe transportation of materials a challenge for manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-transportation-of-materials-a-challenge-for-manufacturers-2017-01-20 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440326 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 JV to be completed by end of Q1 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jv-to-be-completed-by-end-of-q1-2017-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440317 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619153_resized_materialshandlinghysterh50ftbarloworldprovided1022.jpeg HYSTER FORKLIFT Forklifts from Hyster will continue to be supplied from Barloworld 511 287 Construction of N2 Business Estate under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-the-n2-business-estate-under-way-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440307 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619103_resized_materialshandlingroadhighwayroadreuters1022.jpg N2 The business estate will be built along the N2 to allow for easy access 511 287 Organisations need to have zero tolerance approach to alcohol abuse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-need-to-have-zero-tolerance-approach-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440306 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619090_resized_materialshandlingalcohol1115duane1022.jpg RESPONSIBLE USE Companies need to ensure that employees do not abuse alcohol 511 287 Industry needs to adapt to digital technology to improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-needs-to-adapt-to-digital-technology-to-improve-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440415 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619232_resized_materialshandlingantennameerkatantennacumulus1022.jpg IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY Improved communication technology will enable mines and engineering companies to communicate more efficiently 511 287 New crane tailored for smaller companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-crane-tailored-for-smaller-companies-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440313 1486115025 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industrial symbiosis key to growth in recycling and manufacturing sectors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-symbiosis-key-to-growth-in-recycling-and-manufacturing-sectors-2016-08-12 Simon Sonnekus Materials-Handling and Logistics Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:40:00 +0200 422047 1472553634 1472553600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573460_resized_kaim515110222.jpg HENRY NUWARINDA The IS Programme provides a platform for companies to identify which usable waste resources could be made available for other companies in different fields 511 287 Manufacturing equipment locally proves to be beneficial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-equipment-locally-proves-to-be-beneficial-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422024 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573388_resized_materialshandlinginfrastructure1022.jpg QUALITY OUTCOME PREDICTED Inputs and outputs of the expected end product can be controlled 511 287 Freight networks boost industry development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-networks-boost-industry-development-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422142 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573728_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN The best training ground is the project itself and more projects mean more training and growth for technical talent 511 287 Fuel efficient equipment launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-efficient-equipment-launched-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422026 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573501_resized_hyundair180lc9sexcavators11022.jpg MEETING INDUSTRY DEMANDS The Hyundai Robex R180LC-9S excavator can generate bigger digging power in proportion to its working pressure and cylinder bore size 511 287 Plant hire company augments skid steer range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plant-hire-company-augments-skid-steer-range-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422039 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573438_resized_casesr130seriesskidsteerloadersdeliveredtobosplanthirekzn151022.jpg GROWING DEMAND The Case SR130 skid steer loaders are the smallest machines in the SR series, but still offer advanced features for optimum performance 511 287 Truck company named Doosan dealer of the year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/truck-company-wins-doosan-dealer-of-the-year-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422030 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573406_resized_doosandealeroftheyeardsc093791022.jpg EXCEEDING SALES TARGETS Goscor Lift Truck Company was awarded the Doosan Forklift Global Dealer of the Year 2015 511 287