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How to save a sale with efficient warehouse operation

How to save a sale with efficient warehouse operation

13/02/2019 - 15:11
One of the biggest frustrations instore shoppers face is not being able to find products they’re looking for - whether they are sold out, hard to find or simply not practical to keep in stock. And customers hardly ever ask about them if they’re not. While these missed opportunities may seem inconsequential, they are starting to add up in this competitive retail environment where every sale counts.  read more
Growing import demand contributes to expanding logistics and warehousing sector

Growing import demand contributes to expanding logistics and warehousing sector

16/11/2018 - 11:05
The inflow of imports, most consumer goods, is contributing to increasing demand for storage, logistics and warehousing services in South Africa, and a clear correlation is visible in the trend of wholesale and retail trade sales in comparison to imports. read more
Amazon leaves rivals behind on warehouse expansion

Amazon leaves rivals behind on warehouse expansion

04/12/2017 - 11:32
Amazon has tightened its grip on the UK retail market by taking more than five times as much new warehousing space this year as the next fastest growing rival. read more
Warehouse 2020: adapting to e-commerce growth

Warehouse 2020: adapting to e-commerce growth

22/09/2016 - 16:17
Warehouses are changing at an unprecedented rate, particularly due to the growth in e-commerce - online sales in Europe are predicted to push through the $700 billion barrier, from $457 billion this year, by 2020.Companies like Deliv in the US, JD.com in China and Amazon, with Prime, are accelerating the move to same-day delivery as retailers, in particular, look to fulfillment to provide a competitive edge and consumers want their goods delivered more quickly. read more
Redefining logistics for the Industry 4.0 landscape

Redefining logistics for the Industry 4.0 landscape

06/09/2016 - 15:50
Logistics is perhaps one of the industries that must adapt the most quickly with the continued and accelerated advancement of technology, especially considering that all the world's most innovative products and services require storage and transportation over great distances and within short time periods at some point. read more
Accra Brewery embarks on $100m expansion project

Accra Brewery embarks on $100m expansion project

17/12/2013 - 08:55
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of SAB Miller Plc, is embarking on a $100 million expansion project to help double the capacity of production. read more
Growthpoint acquires Blackheath industrial property site

Growthpoint acquires Blackheath industrial property site

13/12/2013 - 14:46
Growthpoint Properties has acquired a strategic site in Blackheath, Cape Town for a quality, tenant-tailored industrial property development. read more
Shoprite dismisses plans to close Tanzania shop

Shoprite dismisses plans to close Tanzania shop

21/05/2013 - 08:56
The South African supermarket chain, Shoprite, which invested its business in the country some years ago has dismissed recent speculations regarding the imminent closure of some of its stores and possible exit from Tanzania for good. read more
Verimark expecting a loss

Verimark expecting a loss

06/08/2012 - 08:52
Retailer Verimark Holdings (VMK) cautioned on Friday that it is anticipating said on a loss before taxation of between R4.5 million and R5.5 million for the six months ended 31 August 2012 compared to the profit before taxation of R13.1 million reported on in the previous corresponding period.  read more
Further growth in demand for industrial property in Western Cape

Further growth in demand for industrial property in Western Cape

07/06/2012 - 10:11
Against a backdrop of sobering global economic factors, which include the ongoing European debt crisis and slowdown in China’s economy, the local manufacturing sector in South Africa appears to be maintaining a positive outlook which has spin-offs for the industrial property sector.  read more