JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain
JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain

The ability to manufacture 'just enough' stock to cover orders and deliver 'just enough' product to every retailer is the optimal supply chain scenario in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry...

Andrew DawsonBy Andrew Dawson 24 Jun 2019

Industry 4.0 to deliver the foundation for manufacturing's future
Industry 4.0 to deliver the foundation for manufacturing's future

Faced with customer demands that are evolving faster than ever and the pressure of ongoing economic uncertainty, manufacturers are turning to digital transformation...

Kate MollettBy Kate Mollett 15 Oct 2018

Game-changing trends for the manufacturing industry in 2018
Game-changing trends for the manufacturing industry in 2018

When you think 'IoT', is your first thought newly affordable, available sensors being added to products after they've been manufactured? If it is, well I believe 2018 will change that...

Antony BourneBy Antony Bourne 5 Feb 2018

Boris Dzhingarov
How the brushless motor can catalyse energy efficiency

If you consider yourself an entrepreneur or an inventor designing products that require a motor, one of the simplest ways to make your product energy efficient is to use a brushless motor...

Boris DzhingarovBy Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Mar 2017

Depth of Africa coverage improves
Depth of Africa coverage improves

Coverage of the rest of Africa in our media provides an interesting gauge of our relationship with the continent since our borders opened up 20 years ago...

Anton HarberBy Anton Harber 5 Dec 2014

Healthy gain in vehicle exports

While August and year-to-date local sales of new vehicles continued their negative trend, exports picked up speed to record a gain 18.5% compared to the same month last year.

Henrie GeyserBy Henrie Geyser 9 Sep 2014

Douglas Kruger
Seven stages in becoming an industry expert

From Amoeba to Icon; where do you currently rank in your industry's natural progression? In this piece, I walk you through the seven stages of development as you strive to position yourself as an industry expert. [video]

Douglas KrugerBy Douglas Kruger 13 Apr 2013

Johan Botes
Top 10 New Year's resolutions for employers

Here are some resolutions for 2013 for you that you, as an employer, may well find useful. Get them right now - and avoid any unpleasant surprises during the year.

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 31 Dec 2012

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