Mobile apps simplify FMCG asset management

By Andrew Dawson | 3 September 2019 | Published on IT-Online   Brands and manufacturers in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market typically spend large amounts of money on a variety of assets that are placed in trade. This includes refrigerators and coolers, display units, point of sale merchandise and […]

September 3, 2019

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Intelligent mobile: the key to Kenyan FMCG logistics?

With its rapidly growing population, diverse private sector and central position in the East African economy, Kenya has the potential to be a regional success story, and become a major player in the African economy in the next few years.

August 20, 2019

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Challenges and opportunities in the informal market

By Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage | 1 August 2019 | Published in The International FMCG Retailer – Inside   The South African logistics and supply chain industry faces many challenges, from rising petrol prices to growing concerns for driver and product safety and complete line of sight. Despite these challenges, there are […]

August 1, 2019

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How technology is starting to change logistics ecosystems

Data is a primary flow along any supply chain and is the lifeblood of any cost-efficiency and -effectiveness measures.

Bidirectional data sharing is becoming the accepted norm and must happen to provide line of sight to markets and for companies to more effectively identify demand signals and forecast trends.

July 19, 2019

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JIT manufacturing at the core of an optimised FMCG supply chain

While there are many benefits to this type of hyper-optimised supply chain, achieving Just in Time has historically proven to be challenging. Data analytics and insights lie at the heart of JIT, which requires line of sight throughout the supply chain as well as intelligent software.

June 24, 2019

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