The consequences of the shutdown were felt as far afield from the U.S. as here in South Africa, as was demonstrated by several of the reseller channels.
By Simon Campbell-Young 5 Mar 2014 14:30
Late last week, Clover officially opened its expanded production and distribution facility in Queensburgh, Durban, a R171 million investment. This forms part of the recently completed Project Cielo Blu, which was the primary capital expenditure programme following the company's listing on the JSE and successful capital raise of R500 million in December 2010.
24 Feb 2014 11:49
One of the purposes of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA), is to "promote and advance the social and economic welfare of consumers" by "improving consumer awareness and information, and encouraging responsible and informed consumer choice and behaviour".
By Justine Krige 14 Feb 2014 14:35
For a long time, first world countries have been the powerhouses of mega trade-fairs with the UK, Europe and the US producing enormous exhibitions that in some sectors have become the premier 'buying' exercises through the supply chain.
By Brad Hook 23 Jan 2014 08:23
The Competition Commission on Tuesday, 21 January 2014, argued before the Competition Tribunal that South Africa's biggest fishing firm‚ Oceana‚ should not become the owner of Foodcorp's small pelagic fishing rights in its takeover of Foodcorp's fishing business.
By Amanda Visser 22 Jan 2014 12:52
Pioneer Food Group officially opened its new R470m Sasko bakery at Shakaskraal, north of Durban, yesterday, 5 December 2013, giving it better access to the KwaZulu-Natal market.
By Nick Hedley 6 Dec 2013 15:09
FNB Commercial Agriculture, together with the Cane Growers Association recently held a Farmers Day programme in Eston and Noodsberg in KwaZulu-Natal to engage with cane farmers on economic and agricultural prospects, which show signs of improving in 2014.
3 Dec 2013 10:19
Hisense has won a first-of-its-kind award at the Africa Movers and Makers event, it being heralded as Africa's Top SCM-Driven company. In total, ten companies were nominated from all the applicants and Hisense South Africa won because of its contribution to invest in SA for the supply chain operations.
20 Nov 2013 10:09
As the festive season approaches, businesses should put an emphasis on proactively managing their supply chains to meet customer demand.
By Adam Orlin 20 Nov 2013 08:40
Uncontrollable factors such as strike action and port delays plague SA's automotive industry, and these factors highlight the crucial need for effective supply chain management within the sector.
By Rob Williams 8 Nov 2013 13:13
South African bulk-haulage company Cargo Carriers is increasingly active through sub-Saharan Africa, as African economies continue to grow apace despite a global recession.
8 Nov 2013 11:03
The transaction between Foodcorp and Oceana was approved this week‚ subject to a divestiture condition imposed on the firms by the Competition Commission.
By Amanda Visser 1 Nov 2013 16:49
Woolworths is pioneering a new method of farming that sets out to help the farmers grow quality produce while protecting the environment‚ preserving natural resources and reducing dependence on synthetic fertilisers‚ herbicides and pesticides - all without adding anything to the price that the consumer pays.
By Zeenat Moorad 1 Nov 2013 14:16
DuPont Nutrition & Health has introduced a new protective dairy cultures, which controls the contamination of fermented dairy products by yeast and mould.
30 Oct 2013 15:08
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