Dovetail to implement the HighJump Enterprise 3PL WMS solution for SGX Logistics.

SGX Logistics provides a complete 3PL supply chain management experience, related to storage and delivery solutions for the fast moving consumer goods industry. They have a strong footprint of warehouses across South Africa, that serves their various principals. With their growing service offering and expanding client base, SGX Logistics embarked on a process to find […]

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AMAZING NEWS! Dovetail Has Been Awarded The Namibian Nampost Courier Tender

Dovetail is proud to announce that we have been awarded the Namibian Nampost Courier tender for the implementation of the FreightWare TMS, MobileControl ePOD and eDocs software solutions. Nampost Courier has a network with over 140 postal centres across Namibia and are looking to streamline and improve efficiencies in the courier operations. Dovetail’s leading innovation […]

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Guideline: Establish A Successful Business Intelligence Strategy In 5 Simple Steps

Naturally, supply chain companies are always overloaded with data. In order to run smoothly, there needs to be processing of huge volumes of financial, customer, logistical and operational information that happens daily. It’s a given that this can sometimes place an administrative burden on a business instead of being a valuable business process. However, data […]

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The Role And Importance Of Digital Transformation In Transportation

Digital technology is transforming a lot of industries and the transportation and logistics industry feature in this too. Role players in this field – from traffic coordinators at carriers, shipping clerks for manufacturers, to invoice processing analysists at 3PL firms – have all experienced the benefits of this digital evolution both in personal and professional […]

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Leading 6 Online Logistics Courses For Aspiring Logistics Professionals

Aspiring logistics professionals now have numerous outstanding Online Logistics Courses available to them that offer international professional qualifications in Logistics. These courses afford one unique advantage with standards that only international organizations can give and are delivered by accredited training providers. Some of these Online Logistics Courses have full details of membership benefits that are […]

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How To Maximize Profits With These 7 Inventory Reduction Tips

Inventory reduction has been known and proven to be one of the key goals for most businesses. Dr. Muddassir Ahmed, a researcher, strategist and speaker in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Operations Management, has outlined 7 tried and tested tips that he has used in his career and believes has returned effective results. Here they […]

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Five Ways To Make A Success Out Of Your Logistics Business

Logistics is one of the major and very important business services offered globally. Adam Robinson of Cerasis penned five pointers that will present the best insights meant to help any owner or manager running a logistics business. Here are proven strategies that can turn your organization into a success. Plan Ahead The first step to […]

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Checklist: Four Items To Spot Supplier Risk During Pickups and Deliveries

In 4 Aspects To Assess During On-Site Evaluations, features were covered that revealed what to look for when conducting personal visits to your carriers. These visits enable evaluation for risky behaviours that have the potential to affect your company. To continue with identifying supplier risk, Ben Goldwasser, a Business Development Professional, came up with four […]

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8 Gains Big Data Contributes To Yard Management

Big data often focuses on analytics and performance measurement, and it also impacts yard management in a major way. It reduces downtime and helps your transportation network get freight on the road. Despite analytics always being behind-the-scenes, your organization still needs to comprehend the advantages of big data in yard management processes. Automation and Optimization […]

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Achieve Short-Term ROI Through These 3 Transportation Innovations

Overseeing transportation operations has become increasingly challenging over the years given growing customer demands and driver shortages. This continues despite the promise of driverless vehicles as potential solutions – an invention that is yet to be fully realized commercially. However, there are exciting innovations on the horizon that transportation managers can resort to while waiting […]

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Five Ways To Prevent Freight Damage And Loss Claims

There are always a lot factors shippers and sellers need to consider and these include figuring out what the customer will want a day or a month from now; the tumultuous freight costs; weather disruptions and the delays & possible freight damage they cause at times. These issues relay the grief of freight loss among […]

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Green Logistics: Implement An Environmental Initiative With These 5 Simple Steps

Conservation and environmental initiatives are more than minor feel-good activities for companies that are heavily focused on resources. Environmental stewardship can ease regulatory and compliance troubles, diminish exertion and waste, and increase overall revenues. However, numerous organizations still battle to legitimize green endeavors.   Executing an environmental initiative in your business can be something other […]

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5 Crucial Inventory Tracking Functions For Your Small Business

Inventory Management, basically, is guaranteeing you have the perfect measure of item in the ideal place, at the correct time. It encourages you figure out which things offer well, and which don’t, enabling you to adjust product levels accordingly. As such a crucial step in the supply chain, the significance of good inventory management appears […]

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7 Advantages Of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cloud-based solutions and applications are fast becoming the phenomenon in markets all over the globe as they are considered to be cost-effective, highly scalable and easy to manage. Small and middle sized companies are cornered to be more flexible and adaptive in order to handle hostile competitors. Big enterprises on the other hand, are also […]

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4 Strategies For Subscriptions That Can Solidify Customer Experience

Building and having high-quality customer experience assists companies attain leads in form of sign-ups. Consumers require more than products; they also seek encounters where they can look forward to receiving something from their chosen service providers every month. Customer experience has increasingly become a crucial aspect to have in all industries, including the subscription retail […]

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Listeriosis Crisis Management – How Reverse Logistics Is The Answer To A Retailers’ Biggest Nightmare

South Africa is currently facing a widespread outbreak of a food borne disease known as listeria. The source of this epidemic was finally confirmed by Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi this past Sunday (March 4th) and was cited to be Enterprise’s food production plant in Polokwane, Limpopo. Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by consuming foods […]

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