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Acquisition to broaden Barloworld Transport's specialised offerings

In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services.

3 Feb 2016 10:39

[BizTrends 2016] Franchise outlook for 2016

Despite the economic outlook, political uncertainty, international strife, drought, and the weakening of the rand, there remains an industry oasis. It is the franchise industry, encompassing a wide array of business sectors and it continues to hold its own year on year. At Franchize Directions, we believe 2016 is going to be no exception...

By Lindy Barbour 18 Jan 2016 08:00

Distell and Terlato Wine Group is merging spirits

Distell Group has established a joint venture with US-based Terlato Wine Group to maximise distributions and sales of its top brands...

27 Nov 2015 08:31

Facilitating change to tackle the supply chain disconnect

Conducted by Frost & Sullivan, the 12th Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight report clearly identified a looming supply chain disconnect among local business...

25 Nov 2015 08:28

Market developments sets CEP sector to boom

A boom is expected in the courier express parcel (CEP) industry due to two market developments. The first, a game-changing innovation...

6 Nov 2015 10:25

DHL playing a key role in expanding retail in Africa

AT Kearney's 2015 Global Retail Development Index has listed sub-Saharan Africa as the 'big story' for 2040, similar to that of China 30 years ago, where today, retailers are expanding four to five times faster than retailers in the US and Europe...

2 Nov 2015 10:53

Finding the right distribution partner in Africa

As many manufacturers have experienced, finding a distributor in Africa is challenging. For brands to succeed in Africa, they will need to find a distribution partner that is able to build a successful route to market...

By Michael Wood 30 Oct 2015 10:30

Uber eyes a slice of local delivery

SAN FRANSISCO - Uber on Wednesday unveiled its local delivery service for three US cities, aiming for a slice of the fast-growing segment...

15 Oct 2015 09:30

Amazon recruits 'on demand' delivery workers

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon began advertising its plan Tuesday to recruit on-demand delivery workers, in a move that challenges startups in the sizzling sector...

30 Sep 2015 09:10

The changing face of retail supply

Information is power, the saying goes. That has proven to be true of the modern retail environment where the power rests with consumers - and where retailers are no longer able to push product to an uneducated public...

By Anton Vukic 29 Sep 2015 10:25

Acquisition to drive sustainable supply chain solutions

Supply chain services and solutions provider, Barloworld Logistics, has acquired environmental solutions company, -re. Reflecting its new standing...

21 Sep 2015 11:29

Retail industry barriers limit growth of small manufacturers in SA

Competing in the FMCG space is a survival of the fittest - and the fittest are often the established giants of the manufacturing world who have oodles of cash flow to back supply-and-demand needs...

By Michael Wood and Sane Mdlalose 18 Sep 2015 10:30

Attend the launch of ID Logistics SA's Atlas facility in Boksburg

ID Logistics SA is officially launching its Atlas facility in Boksburg on 1 October with a late afternoon event to showcase their capabilities and network with all stakeholders...

Issued by ID Logistics 9 Sep 2015 10:07

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