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Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist
Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

Using Performance Management tools to analyse profit
Using Performance Management tools to analyse profit

The FMCG market is faced with a number of challenges concerning profitability analysis, which is an essential part of ensuring the overall success of the business...

By David McWilliam 7 Aug 2014 13:33

RCL Foods FY headline loss per share seen at 60c
RCL Foods FY headline loss per share seen at 60c

RCL Foods (RCL) expects to swing to a full-year headline loss‚ affected by transaction costs associated with the acquisitions of Foodcorp Holdings and TSB Sugar.

5 Aug 2014 15:24

Blue Ribbon launches in Eastern Cape
Blue Ribbon launches in Eastern Cape

Premier has launched Blue Ribbon Bread in the Eastern Cape by opening its first bakery in Port Elizabeth.

5 Aug 2014 10:53

OLG to revolutionise logistics education in SA
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'
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
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
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
[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 - MEDO
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
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

Dave Nemeth
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 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

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