Warehousing & Distributors
From the retail shelves to fast food outlets, you are part of the supply chain
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Webinar | Using technology to improve your good distribution practices
Doug Hunter of SYSPRO-Africa chatted with us on how technology can assist you with your good distribution practices, more critical than ever now that the new legal requirements for traceability included in Regulation 638 of 2018 put a focus on the distribution channel.
Time bombs: Carriers, shippers do little to protect perishables
Described by a top Walmart executive as a mega trend that is redefining food safety, home delivery of perishable foods is a mega disaster in the making if businesses don’t step up and do the right thing.
Focus on road safety
Do you have personnel on the road, if so there is a high risk for injuries and fatalities, especially around busy holiday periods. And although you may have policies and procedures in place, are they good enough? Elsabé Steyn addresses this question with practical advice.
Pallets – wood or plastic, take your pick
Pallets. We can’t get away from using them – but the debate continues regarding plastic or wood, and often even the auditors don’t agree. So what is the low down on pallets? Let’s see what the food safety standards actually say...
Diabetes and Driving
The crazy season is upon us and road accidents increase. Do you know if your drivers have diabetes? Do you understand the risks associated with driving with diabetes? This special feature will give you useful insight to the condition. Use it as a training session for
Driving safety – don’t do it distracted
There aren’t many sectors in the food industry that don’t have employees driving. Whether its drivers of delivery vehicles or sales staff or even senior executives, road safety should feature on all safety plans. Make sure this hazard is addressed regularly.
Top 10 Forklift Health & Safety Tips
Health and Safety is never more important then when operating a forklift. Mitsubishi have compiled a list of the top 10 forklift health and safety tips for you. See the infographic below.
Do’s and Don’ts for forklift safety
They have the strength of Superman; we can’t run a food operation without them; but they can kill. In this article we talk about the do’s and don’ts for owners, drivers and pedestrians.
Getting the product from A to B – Good Distribution Practices Part 2
Continuing our discussion on the six key areas warehousing and distribution operators should focus on to ensure the integrity of the food chain in terms of quality and food safety. In this article we discuss everything from pests to bioterrorism. You must read this…
Getting the product from A to B – Good Distribution Practices Part 1
A lot of things can happen to food products between the processor’s shipping dock and the restaurant location’s back door or the food retailer’s receiving dock. Product can be physically damaged, temperature abused, exposed to unhygienic conditions and numerous other undesirable