The key aspects of the Logistics Industry 

Logistics is a major element needed to have a successful supply chain, it is responsible for monitoring inventory levels, improving productivity, reducing costs and directly affecting a business’s profitability. We will take an in-depth look at the different aspects of the logistics industry to better understand the role logistics plays in a successful business and…

5 Benefits of Dedicated Loads

5 Benefits of Dedicated Loads   In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about dedicated loads and how they can help your business lower costs in addition to saving you time.    What are dedicated loads?   Dedicated loads, or alternatively known as full truckloads, are utilized when you have enough…

Bridgewater Logistics becomes a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor

Bridgewater Logistics becomes a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor!   The CEO of Bridgewater Logistics, Quinton De Villers is proud to announce that the multifaceted South African logistics company has recently become a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor.   What is BEE?   BEE is the abbreviation for Black Economic Empowerment. It is a racially inclusive program…

The four modes of Containerised Transport

The four modes of Containerised Transport Containerised transportation of goods is the most budget-conscious and common form of cargo transport found in today’s logistics industry. We will be discussing containerised transport and the four modes of transport associated with containers. What is Containerised Transport? Container transport is the process of transporting goods (also known as…

The Importance of Warehousing in Logistics

The Importance of Warehousing in Logistics First, let’s look at what warehousing is: A warehouse is a building dedicated to storing goods and cargo for product-based businesses. Warehouses are generally large, plain buildings located in industrial parks along major highways or transport routes. They are strategically located to make distribution more efficient and to minimize…

Linehaul Services in South Africa

Linehaul Services in South Africa   Linehaul refers to the movement of freight or cargo between two points, using any mode of transport that operates locally and internationally. Freight or cargo can vary in volume and weight, from small parcels to heavy pallet combinations and bulk crates.   Bridgewater Logistics is a full-service logistics company…