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Bridgewater Logistics is a diversified, full
service trucking, shipping, warehousing
and distribution company.
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Tread carefully when deciding to outsource transport and logistics

While outsourcing transport and logistics functions to a seasoned third-party logistics (3PL) provider will lead to efficiencies and cost-savings, a decision to do so needs to be done responsibly to mitigate any potential risks. Firstly, it is vital to ensure that control over the transport and logistics functions is handed over to a reputable and… Continue Reading

A holistic approach to logistics drives efficiencies

Businesses continue to benefit from Bridgewater Logistics’ state-of-the-art supply-chain solution that integrates warehousing, cross-docking, as well as distribution and line-haul transportation solutions. “Transportation and warehousing is now viewed as a critical component of supply chains. The responsibility of third-party logistics providers (3PLs) has, therefore, evolved from merely transporting, or maintaining and looking after goods and… Continue Reading

Are we prepared for a carbon tax?

By Quinton de Villiers   South Africa will soon be taking its first tentative steps towards honouring international commitments to reducing green-house gasses (GHG). This will be done by taxing businesses that emit carbon from industrial processes and through the combustion of fossil fuels. While an important and commendable move by government that is in… Continue Reading

Small tweaks make all the difference in warehousing

Bridgewater Logistics, a leading South African third-party logistics provider (3PL), is constantly benchmarking its operations to drive further improvements in warehousing efficiencies.   Warehousing is an essential pillar of the company’s comprehensive supply-chain management solution. It is complemented by cross-docking, logistics project management services, as well as both line-haul and distribution transportation solutions.   “Warehousing… Continue Reading

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

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