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Why a resilient supply chain will future-proof the organisation

6th October 2016 Barloworld Logistics Supply Chain Planning Solutions guards companies from escalating supply chain risks. Globally, business is moving into a period of higher market disruption - with economic upheaval, political uncertainty and industry innovation all challenging the ability to sustain market... 

Women in Logistics: Harnessing the Opportunity to Drive Sustainable Growth

19th September 2016 In recent years, several major studies have demonstrated that having more female leaders, board members, managers and supervisors leads to better business outcomes including higher levels of productivity, safety and improved financial returns. More specifically, research referenced in the 2009... 

Harnessing Change: Why Future Success Belongs to the First Movers…

23rd August 2016 As market commentators continuously point out, South African businesses of all sizes and across sectors are having a torrid time. Faced with global uncertainty, political flux, and ongoing technology-driven disruption, merely staying afloat as become a Herculean task. However, as the results of... 

Barloworld Logistics’ supplychainforesight 2016 report reveals the universal alignment of supply chain strategies with business strategy.

11th July 2016 Without doubt, the complex nature and fast pace of business today is forcing many business leaders to rethink their traditional approach and strategies. Notably, the adoption of new technology tools and platforms has become a business imperative. Closely related to the tech-driven transformation... 

Why is Outsourcing Still a Dirty Word?

22nd June 2016 Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage all the traditional aspects of a successful company. Yet this is an outdated view – and one that does not take into account today’s... 

Supply chain study highlights rising uncertainties for local firms

17th June 2016 Supply chain service company Barloworld Logistics launched its supplychainforesight 2016 programme in Johannesburg earlier this month, which reviews the change and adaptation of South African businesses over the past year. The in-depth study explores how companies have fared and analysed key...