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Logistic Directory – launch of South Africa’s first online logistics portal

25th September 2015 A common problem in logistics worldwide is freighting and transport companies selling freight space, and consumers or corporates finding the right supplier to move cargo and goods from point A to point B. Launching as a first of its kind in South Africa, Logistic Directory brings to market a live... 

Barloworld Logistics rebrands waste management division

18th September 2015 Supply chain services company Barloworld Logistics has relaunched its environmental solutions brand re- as the SmartMatta company, which is aimed at assisting companies in reducing waste sent to landfill, as well as lowering resource consumption and harmful emissions. Speaking at the launch on... 

SAPICS SCNext Student Conference equips students for supply chain success

4th May 2015 Supply chain professionals are in increasing demand across a number of industries. The importance of supply chain expertise to a variety of fields was recently acknowledged at the second annual SAPICS SCNext Student Conference held on 20 March 2015 in Midrand. The conference carried the same... 

Network modelling: Taking the guesswork out of optimising your supply chain

13th April 2015 Doing business in the African pharmaceutical sector is tough, but network modelling can help take the guesswork out of significantly reducing cost and improving performance. The challenge In Africa, the pharmaceutical sector faces several challenges, says Riaan Burger, Solutions Architect at... 

Telkom reports staff ‘go-slows’, walkouts as restructuring continues

23rd March 2015 As telecommunications giant Telkom sets a date for the automatic transfer of some of its employees to new employers outsourced to the firm, “go-slows” and walk-outs have hit the JSE-listed firm’s operations. Telkom intended to proceed with its Section 197 on March 31, after an agreement could not... 

Visionary, flexible leadership a key shortcoming in S Africa, survey reveals

19th March 2015 Amid a rapid pace of change in the business environment that will drive transformation “at every level”, most organisations are poorly equipped to anticipate major market shifts and adapt accordingly, speaking to a lack of visionary leadership and the ability of company heads to manage change...