When measurement matters

Warehousing is all about providing the correct product at the right place and time without damaging the goods, and reputable third-party logistics providers (3PLs) continuously measure these capabilities to ensure optimal and sustainable operations. “Warehousing remains a vital component of the supply-chain, and service providers who continue to excel in this specialist field ensure optimal…

Bridgewater Logistics balances security and convenience in warehousing

Warehousing is a vital component of the transport and logistics value chain. In addition to cutting-edge resources and infrastructure, businesses need a secure environment from where they are able to co-ordinate their distribution, or “smart” warehousing operations. Bridgewater Logistics’ state-of-the-art warehouse in Pomona, Kempton Park, serves as a staging and storage-management hub for many South…

Efficiencies, flexibility and responsiveness keep Bridgewater Logistics in the lead

While decisions to outsource transport and logistics functions are sometimes only based on the cost of the service, this is an extremely short-sighted approach. So says Quinton de Villiers, who is the managing director of Bridgewater Logistics, a leading South African third-partly logistics service (3PL) provider. “Our clients outsource these critical aspects of their operation…

Another brick in the virtual mall

By Quinton de Villiers   South Africa may have lagged behind other countries in adopting e-commerce platforms; however, it is inevitable that the concept will eventually gain wide local acceptance. It will also have a similar impact here as it has had on traditional retail in developed countries, and South African third-party logistics providers (3PLs)…