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Musina Intermodal Terminal to improve cross-border trade

26th June 2017 The Musina Intermodal Terminal (MIT), launched on Monday, is set to reduce the cost of cross-border trade, especially for bulk commodities, on the North-South trade corridor. The terminal, about 3 km outside Musina and about 13 km from the Beitbridge border post, will serve to move commodities,... 

Harnessing Digital Innovation To Enable Smart Supply Chains

31st May 2017 By Kate Stubbs, Managing Executive: Business Development And Marketing At Barloworld Logistics Across every sphere of business and manufacturing, new digital tools, systems and platforms are upending traditional strategies and approaches. Fuelled by powerful software systems and smart apps, the... 

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...