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Optimising processes is critical to driving continuous improvement in a post-pandemic world

The manufacturing, warehousing and logistics sector has faced a number of challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Gean Botha 8 Feb 2021

Walmart plans to fill online orders with help from robots at some US stores

Walmart Inc will add small robot-staffed warehouses to dozens of its stores to help fill orders for pickup and delivery, as Americans shift their spending online...

By Melissa Fares 28 Jan 2021

Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

Massmart launches one of its biggest distribution centres in the Western Cape

Massmart's recently launched 53,000m2 centralised distribution centre (DC) in the Western Cape is now complete...

30 Nov 2020

Micro-fulfilment tech to power e-commerce warehouse services for faster delivery

Inospace CEO, Rael Levitt offers insight into the retail fulfilment picture, discussing how the consumer rush to online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated retailer moves toward space-saving and automation-powered warehouses...

By Rael Levitt 25 Nov 2020

Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property market

Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of online retailing, hamstrung the hospitality sector and thrown the future of the office into question - none of which has been good news for commercial property owners...

By Rael Levitt 12 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sector

With the Deeds Office closed, property transactions effectively ground to a halt during the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, painting a bleak picture for the future of the property market. However, this negative scenario has largely not materialised in practice...

8 Oct 2020

Future of sustainable warehouse operations lies in battery-powered technologies

As the global conversation steers towards the need to adapt to the changing business landscape, the pandemic has shed even greater light on the need for industries to be more operationally efficient and cognisant of their environmental footprints...

By Chantell Malherbe 5 Oct 2020

Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

By Rael Levitt 18 Sep 2020

JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sector

According to JLL's latest South Africa Q2 Real Estate report, while the country is witnessing the easing of restrictions, the impact of Covid-19, coupled with economic pressures, continues to create challenges for most corporate real estate sectors...

3 Sep 2020

African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic storm

According to Tim White, CEO of Profica, the logistics and warehousing sectors have strong fundamentals in place which may see the industrial sector weather the Covid-19 storm and emerge with a more positive long-term outlook...

25 Jun 2020

How Covid-19 is fast-tracking progress in air freight supply chains

Few - if any - air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air-traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the disruption...

24 Jun 2020

Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's why

Following the implementation of Level 3 lockdown, one particular property sector is making waves and has seen a noticeable spike in activity...

24 Jun 2020



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