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Barloworld Logistics unveils supplychainforesight 2016; underscores the need for clearly defined future-readiness strategies.

6th June 2016 In its 13th annual supplychainforesight programme, Barloworld Logistics reviewed the journey of change and adaptation South African businesses have undertaken over the past year. The in-depth study explored how companies have fared, and analysed key learnings garnered along the way.  “As we move... 

Forget Cost Management – think ‘Value Management’

23rd May 2016 As a business, it has always been wise to regularly look back and reflect on progress (or the lack thereof), and to then take stock of the current trajectory. Increasingly, this has become an important process for entire industries – not just individual businesses. At Barloworld Logistics, we... 

Peering into the Future of Global Waste & Resource Management, by Marilize Worst, MD of SmartMatta

11th May 2016 Global population growth is skyrocketing. In 2025, there will be approximately 1.8 billion more middle class consumers. These consumers will be adding to the existing mounds of waste – a problem that will be compounded by an increasing reliance on packaged products. In 2013, reports indicated... 

Supply chain failures can be prevented

19th April 2016 Supply chain failures result in empty store shelves, infrastructure in various states of breakdown, basic services and resources that are just not available when and where they’re needed, and even increased pollution levels. All these problems are preventable if the relevant supply chains are... 

Big brands to celebrate 50 years of supply chain excellence

7th April 2016 Syspro, Barloworld Logistics, and Bidvest Panalpina Logistics have all signed up to celebrate the 50th birthday of SAPICS, the community for supply chain professionals in southern Africa. The celebrations will reach a high point at the 38th Annual SAPICS Conference & Exhibition, where conference... 

Barloworld Logistics Expands into Multi-Temperature Foods Sector

29th February 2016 Leading supply chain solutions provider Barloworld Logistics has expanded its service offering into multi-temperature foods logistics through acquiring 100% of KLL Distributors, and a controlling share in Aspen Logistic Services. KLL is a multi-temperature secondary storage and distribution...