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Small businesses access world-class logistics infrastructure and systems

Many smaller businesses are also turning to Bridgewater Logistics to provide the expertise and capabilities they need to operate a world-class road transport, as well as distribution logistics operation. “For many of these business owners, the complexity of the supply chain can be extremely daunting. They have, therefore, approached an expert in the field to… Continue Reading

A solid logistics strategy transcends merely appointing a 3PL

The importance of a sound logistics strategy can never be overemphasised, considering the large role that it contributes towards business success. “Logistics ranks second only to product quality in order of importance and neglect thereof, or poor planning of this critical aspect of business will, therefore, have large and long-term negative impacts. Unfortunately, there are… Continue Reading

Demand for strategic warehouse logistics expertise soars

By Quinton de Villiers The insatiable demand for warehousing space in South Africa is a trend that I continue to watch very closely as it mirrors the increasingly important role that logistics is playing in the day-to-day operations of local businesses. It is likely that this development will continue to gain momentum as imported goods… Continue Reading

State-of-the-art warehousing processes showcased

Bridgewater Logistics’ new warehouse in Cape Town has adopted the same winning principles that have been applied at its other operations, including those best practices at the flagship facility in Pomona, Gauteng. “The cornerstone of any efficient operation is effective management. This is a continuous process that ensures that we remain vigilant and never slip,… Continue Reading

Managerial input should guide the decision to outsource logistics

Organisations are increasingly outsourcing their transport logistics operations to an expert to allow them to better focus on their core activities. Bridgewater Logistics continues to demonstrate that, if managed correctly, this strategic decision can bring improvements in efficiencies that, in turn, lead to increased customer-service levels and lower operating costs. However, Quinton de Villiers, managing… Continue Reading

AI – a complex conundrum

The international transport logistics industry continues to take centre stage as a major driver of innovation, and this includes the successful introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into various components of the value chain. Leading truck original-equipment manufacturers are competing to be the first to commercialise driverless vehicles which, they claim, will improve productivity and safety… Continue Reading

The one hand washes the other

By combining cutting-edge distribution services with state-of-the warehousing capabilities, Bridgewater Logistics brings significant value to its many clients’ supply chains. “The right hand always knows what the left hand is doing and vice versa. This allows us to manage the entire process, spanning the receiving of inventory, inspection, sorting through to storage and delivery. In… Continue Reading

Planning for the unexpected

By Quinton de Villiers   Motorists have to again navigate large potholes in highly-congested urban centres in Gauteng, following an episode of flash floods that also wreaked havoc in our cities by bringing traffic to a standstill for days on end.   While the recent storms have exposed the shortfall in maintenance of this important… Continue Reading

Accelerating product to market and reducing transport costs

Bridgewater Logistics, a leading South African third-party logistics provider, is helping its clients accelerate product to market, reduce transport and logistics costs, as well as significantly improve their service levels. Quinton de Villiers, managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, says that the company’s cross-docking services are a critical component of its comprehensive transport and logistics service… Continue Reading

High demand for specialist 3PL services

Shippers continue to increase their reliance on third-party logistics (3PLs) service providers considering the value that these transport and logistics specialists add to their supply-chain management strategies. However, Quinton de Villiers, managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, notes that a stand-out feature of the 2017 Third-Party Logistics Study and other surveys is the fact that more shippers… Continue Reading

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