Industry 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the recent Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference noted that Industry 4.0, the catchphrase describing the new wave of digitised and connected automation technologies now revolutionising industry, can be […]

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Supply Chain for Everyone: Real world lessons that really make a difference

Applying supply chain management (SCM) principles makes the world a better place. From saving money when stocking the pantry to helping others by regularly passing on the things we don’t need. Once we start benefiting from the application of supply chain principles, it can become addictive. US-based business scientist and supply chain consultant Keith Launchbury […]

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Overcoming the barriers in Pharmaceutical Logistics

The Logistics Chain is as strong as its weakest link and this stands especially true for “temperature controlled” services. Irresponsible handling can easily destroy a shipment of tremendous value and pharmaceutical companies are depending on a flawless service when it comes to sensitive goods.   New EU Regulations like the “Good Distribution Practices” (GDP) or […]

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