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and distribution company.
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Bridgewater Logistics is an extension of its clients’ customer-service teams

Bridgewater Logistics’ robust team of skilled employees and technology capabilities are being harnessed by South African businesses to provide them with a strategic competitive edge.   “Our skilled and experienced staff members have become a direct extension of our customers’ teams,” Quinton de Villiers, managing director of this leading South African third-party logistics provider (3PL),… Continue Reading

Crossing the continent

By Quinton de Villiers The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a major development that promises to grow intra-African trade from between 10% to 16% to about 52% by 2022. To date, African states have mainly been trading with countries in other parts of the world and their exports predominantly comprise unfinished minerals and… Continue Reading

Entering the New Year with solid foundations for further growth

Bridgewater Logistics, one of South Africa’s foremost road-transport logistics specialists, enters 2019 with solid foundations in place to continue on its growth path.   First and foremost, the company’s team comprises talented people with the skills and experience required to ensure high levels of efficiency and productivity in this fast-paced industry where there is very… Continue Reading

The race to harness blockchain technologies to break traditional boundaries

By Quinton de Villiers   Blockchain, a digital technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, has started making its way into the global transport and logistics industry. The technology is essentially a large register of transactions that is maintained by a network of computers on the internet. Users own an updated version of a log… Continue Reading

No place for smooth operators on SA’s roads

All South African road-freight logistics companies have a responsibility of ensuring the Road Worthy South Africa 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… 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

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