TSI Central Station Celebrates 15 Years

TSI Central Station Celebrates 15 Years In September 2021, TSI celebrated our 15-Year Anniversary. Here’s what our CEO, Clifford Blackburn, had to say about the first 15 years in business.    Q: What encouraged you to start TSI Central Station 15 years ago? CB: There was a need for legitimizing the industry, transporters used to […]

Q&A with the CEO: The Rise of Shipping Costs

Central Station CEO Clifford Blackburn

Q&A with the CEO: The Rise of Shipping Costs Shipping costs continue to increase rapidly, and this has become a sore point for many importers and exporters, and ultimately impacts businesses and economies. We chatted with TSI Central Station’s CEO, Clifford Blackburn, to get his take on shipping costs. Q: What are the main drivers […]

What Will Be The Biggest Innovations by 2022

What Will Be The Biggest Innovations by 2022

What Will Be The Biggest Innovations by 2022 Predicting the future is hard and risky. Predicting the future in the computer industry is even harder and riskier due to dramatic changes in technology and limitless challenges to innovation. Only a small fraction of innovations truly disrupt the state of the art. Some are not practical […]

Embracing Digitalisation in Warehousing

Embracing Digitalisation in Warehousing

Embracing Digitalisation in Warehousing Warehousing and distribution are some of many elements of logistics that have been influenced by Covid-19, and this has changed the way they are viewed by manufacturers. Due to supply chains being disrupted and consumers swapping in-store purchases for online purchases, many manufacturers have moved towards creating a more direct-to-customer (DTC) […]

Spotlight On: Cheaper is Not Always Better

Spotlight On: Cheaper is Not Always Better You’ve probably heard of the saying “cheaper is not always better” at least once in your lifetime. Well, this is true when it comes to logistics too! In this blog post we’re putting the spotlight on WHY cheaper isn’t always better, and how you can make sure you […]

Optimising processes is critical to driving continuous improvement in a post-pandemic world

post pandemic

The manufacturing, warehousing and logistics sector has faced a number of challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Those in services that were deemed essential had to cope with increased demand alongside reduced headcount, with short turnaround times. Other services experienced complete shutdowns followed by the need to reopen efficiently, when permitted, to maximise […]

3 ways to calculate co2 emissions in shipping

3 ways to calculate co2 emissions in shipping

COVID 19 has marked our time of unprecedented crisis with the global economic shutdown, questioning the way our society operates from an economic and environmental point of view, as daily global CO2 emissions decreased by –17% by early April 2020. But COVID 19 has also allowed us to see how well human beings can adapt to […]

Kazungula bridge project timeline and what you need to know

Kazungula bridge project timeline and what you need to know

The Kazungula Bridge project is a multi-national project in the North-South Corridor and is part of an infrastructure improvement programme that covers the whole corridor. The project includes a bridge linking Botswana and Zambia over the Zambezi River to replace the existing ferry, and a one-stop border facility at Kazungula. Project timeline 2015 Botswana and […]

2021 Supply Chain Trends

2021 Supply Chain Trends

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is finally over, and we are at the start of a new year which will hopefully be better than the last. While 2020 was tough, it also caused many industries to change the way they do things, including the logistics industry. We’re taking a look at some of the […]