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No place for smooth operators on SA’s roads

All South African road-freight logistics companies have a responsibility of ensuring the roadworthiness of their commercial vehicle fleet. This includes constantly monitoring the quality of their tyres to avoid dangerous accidents such as the one that was recently caused by a truck in Modimolle, Limpopo, on the N1 highway that claimed the lives of more… Continue Reading

Going beyond the RFP to unlock real value

Many companies still make the mistake of relying too heavily upon the responses that they receive from a traditional request for proposal (RFP) when selecting a third-party logistics (3PL) provider.   Quinton de Villiers, managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, a leading South African supply-chain solutions provider, says the downfall of this approach is that it… Continue Reading

Optimal routes keep goods moving cost-effectively

One of the major capabilities an experienced third-party logistics (3PL) provider brings to a business is optimised route planning to ensure the timely delivery of product. The ability to optimally plan routes is also a significant competitive advantage at a time when the efficiencies and competitiveness of supply chains are being negatively impacted by diesel… Continue Reading

Big logistical development to take flight

By Quinton de Villiers   The “aerotropolis” concept is gaining momentum in South Africa in line with a growing global transport logistics trend that is facilitating improved global trade. This is evidenced by the demand from both investors and owner-occupiers for logistics, warehousing and distribution centres that are located within close proximity of these key… Continue Reading

Seamless movement from point A to B

Urgent loads are being transported efficiently and safely from point A to B throughout South Africa and across its borders by Bridgewater Logistics, the country’s foremost road transport logistics provider.   Quinton de Villiers, managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, says that businesses rely on the company’s direct/dedicated load solution when they need to swiftly transport… Continue Reading

Affiliation to leading security association provides peace of mind

The ability to provide a secure logistics solution is a critical requirement for any reputable third-party logistics (3PL) provider. This is exactly why Bridgewater Logistics is affiliated to the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), comprising international manufacturers, shippers, carriers, insurers, service providers, law enforcement and government agencies all working together to counter cargo theft. Combined,… Continue Reading

SA still a top logistics performer

By Quinton de Villiers   I am encouraged by the findings of the 2018 World Bank Logistics Performance Index (LPI), which ranked South Africa very favourably in terms of its logistics performance.   Logistics performance relates to the cost, time and complexity involved in importing and exporting and is, therefore, an important measure of any… Continue Reading

Driving excellence in road transport logistics

Fleet management can be extremely complex, and this is just one of the key reasons why so many smaller businesses prefer outsourcing their road transport logistics requirements to Bridgewater Logistics. This leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider operates a large fleet of trucks for both its line-haul and distribution operations, two fundamental pillars of its comprehensive… Continue Reading

Supplier capability ensures crossdocking success

While crossdocking provides many benefits over conventional warehousing, the success of this supply-chain solution hinges mainly on the capacities and skills of the selected service provider. Quinton de Villiers, managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, says that many businesses simply do not spend enough time assessing the relative risks associated with a specific supplier. “It is… Continue Reading

Time to take a peek inside the box

By Quinton de Villiers   The rise of predictive networks and technologies will have a far-reaching positive impact on the international transport and logistics sector, and South African third-party logistics (3PL) providers will also have to embrace them as our manufacturers strive to remain competitive in a global economy.   In the past, supply-chain information… Continue Reading

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