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Holistic approach to logistics – are we there yet?

25th April 2017 Most companies today recognise that managing logistics is a vital element of implementing business strategies and plans – with logistical planning now needing a holistic approach if future growth opportunities are to be fully grasped. But only a third of South African companies are positive that... 

Barloworld Logistics appoints new CEO

16th March 2017 Industrial engineer Kamogelo Mmutlana has been appointed to take the helm at Barloworld Logistics. He will be responsible for driving further growth in the Logistics business, aligning with Barloworld Group-wide growth ambitions, and will seek to ensure that Barloworld Logistics remains agile,... 

AMSA unveils interim steel rail hub

24th February 2017 The official unveiling of the Isando Distribution Centre, in Germiston, on Friday, marked the next step in steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa’s (AMSA’s) long-term initiative to migrate the bulk of domestic final product steel distribution from road to rail. Dedicated rail links between... 

Barriers to Youth Employment: Pursuing a Career vs. Finding a Job

7th February 2017 Is the prevailing ‘job mentality’ hindering our youth and their quest for rewarding work? In recent months, much has been written about the staggeringly high unemployment levels in South Africa. While many solutions have been proffered, from policy changes to training hubs, recent research... 
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South Africa plans emergency steel tariff from July – WTO

South Africa is proposing to put emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imports of certain flat hot-rolled steel products from July, it said in a filing published by the World Trade Organisation on Thursday. The tariff would be in place for three years, and fall from 12% in the first year to 10% in... 

Fuel price to rise next week

The Department of Energy has confirmed that the price of petrol in Gauteng will increase by 49c per litre on May 3. This is due to the international product prices of petrol increasing during the recent period, as well as the rand having depreciated against the US dollar. 
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