Supply Chain

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Share us

Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
OLG to revolutionise logistics education in SA

South Africa was a country born out of logistics given its unique geographical position that made it a key trading post along shipping routes of old.

3 Jul 2014 13:45

ECDC visits China this week to kick-start 'South African year'

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is leading a provincial delegation, which includes the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, to kick-start what has been declared the 'South African year' in China.

30 Jun 2014 10:37

Augmented reality in logistics - new DHL report

DHL's latest trend report identifies 11 potential augmented reality (AR) use cases in logistics, citing that wearables and AR enable higher efficiency as well as speed, resulting in an improved supply chain.

27 Jun 2014 09:20

Supply chains not optimal to meet omni-channel shopping demands

In a global survey of over 400 retail industry CEOs, 83% of respondents worldwide believe that their retail supply chains are currently "not optimal" for today's changing retail environment.

24 Jun 2014 11:51

[Agribusiness & Food World Forum] Enabling small-scale farmers to meet modern retail demand

The increasing demands placed on farmers to provide food safe products to retailers create a considerable challenge for small-scale farmers to enter the retail market.

By Louise Brodie 20 Jun 2014 15:45

MEDO and DTI showcase South African enterprise and supplier development at South Africa House - London

Taking on London this month, MEDO and the Department of Trade and Industry are showcasing their enterprise and supplier development programme - demonstrating on an international platform just how far local entrepreneurship has come.

Issued by MEDO 17 Jun 2014 13:20

African markets could boost South African food value chains

The prices of essential goods and services are escalating at a higher rate than consumers are earning, which results in decreased consumer spending power and a negative impact on the retail and food processing sector, as well as farmers.

10 Jun 2014 13:59

Fablabs and designers - the future of great retail

With the most exciting and innovative product developments coming from crowd-funding sites, the current model of retail product development needs to drastically change, and very quickly at that.

By Dave Nemeth 4 Jun 2014 13:54

Imperial Health Sciences builds US $20-million warehouse in Kenya

Imperial Health Sciences announced late last week, the development of a new, state-of-the-art pharmaceutical storage and distribution facility in Nairobi, Kenya. The US$20-million investment is in response to the pressing need for improvements in the delivery of healthcare products in East Africa.

27 May 2014 10:03

Financial support for black milling company

Lethabo Milling, a black-owned milling company in Ventersburg, Free State will receive support from Massmart and Absa, which will lead to the creation of 40 permanent jobs. Lethabo is a participant in the Massmart Supplier Development Programme and will receive an order from Massmart to produce 10,000 tons of Massmart's private label, Econo Super Maize Meal as part of the deal.

26 May 2014 11:04

SAPICS features international speaker on resilient supply chains

At the SAPICS 2014 conference, being held at Sun City from 1-3 June, Lloyd Snowden, associate of Oliver Wight EAME, will present a paper on 'The role of collaboration to establish resilient supply chains'.

21 May 2014 09:21

Poultry producers about to rebound

The poultry sector could start to emerge from an extended downturn in the second half of this year‚ making it one to watch for analysts and fund managers.

By Nick Hedley 23 Apr 2014 10:29

Supply chain survey underlines importance of customer service

One of the key elements that gave rise to this year's supplychainforesight theme, 'The Rise and Fall of Customers and Companies', was that the need to improve customer service had been ranked as a top objective by respondents for the past three years.

By Kate Stubbs 9 Apr 2014 15:00

Make your organisation a benchmark for supply chain management

In South Africa, up to 25% of total costs may be hidden in the distribution chain transporting goods and services to customers. Yet a recent survey has shown that 51% of all companies surveyed have identified the increase of service levels to customers as one of their supply chain goals.

7 Apr 2014 14:02

Show more
No jobs found