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| November 22, 2018

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Over 90 delegates from the food and farming industry gathered for the Leaf Annual Conference in Canary Wharf, to discuss the risks and solutions for delivering a more resilient supply chain.

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Navitrans SA

Established in 1979, the Navitrans group is a service company who had initially targeted to serve as owner’s representative, mainly in Africa. The strategy has allowed to develop a leading African network and laid down the foundations for a steady growth. Our vision is to be the most sought after and respected service provider in the Marine, Freight Forwarding & Project Logistics.

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Three ways to increase supply chain speed in manufacturing

Article | March 17, 2020

Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at how organisations can speed up their manufacturing supply chain. As the world continues to mass adopt innovative technology and the ease in which consumers are able to receive information via the internet increases, consumers are demanding more immediacy when it comes to the services and the products that manufacturing organisations provide. WIth this in mind, industries need to ensure that they are prioritising speed across their operations, in order to meet customer demands. With supply chains becoming increasingly virtual as a result of innovative technology, the manufacturing sector needs to focus on developing a clear strategy in order to boost its overall responsiveness to demands.

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Technology’s Effect on Global Automotive Supply Chains

Article | February 18, 2020

Like it has for many industries, technology is changing the game for the automotive sector – and the effects are now being felt down companies’ supply chains. As the intense focus on autonomous vehicles and electrification shows no signs of abating, automotive companies have a lot to think about as 2020 unfolds. Warranty issues should top that list. The shift from human drivers to some level of autonomous driving means companies must rethink how they deal with warranty risks, beginning at the contracting phase.

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RETAIL IN THE GCC: WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT TRENDS DRIVING BUSINESS

Article | April 9, 2020

Shifts in consumer expectations and behaviour, which were evident in the results of McKinsey’s latest Middle East Consumer Sentiment Survey, are among several challenges that retailers and consumer-packaged-goods (CPG) manufacturers in the region have been facing. Another challenge is the influx of competitors: retailers are competing with fast-growing online players, while large CPG manufacturers are losing share to smaller brands.

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What’s Driving Increased Expenses in the Trucking Industry

Article | March 2, 2020

Motor-carrier costs rose 7.7% in 2019, according to the latest annual report by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Costs in the trucking industry far surpassed the increases felt by many other industries. By comparison, inflation in the U.S. was 2.49% for the same period. Shipping rates aren’t growing at the same steady rate as costs, so motor carriers are shouldering the burden of many of these increases.

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Navitrans SA

Established in 1979, the Navitrans group is a service company who had initially targeted to serve as owner’s representative, mainly in Africa. The strategy has allowed to develop a leading African network and laid down the foundations for a steady growth. Our vision is to be the most sought after and respected service provider in the Marine, Freight Forwarding & Project Logistics.

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