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Serco kickstarts Takealot fleet

Serco worked closely with e-commerce retailer,, in its move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles. Takealot has large warehouses in...

21 Jun 2016

#CGFSummit: Enactus announces 1 Race 2 End Waste competition

Tom Gorman, CEO of Brambles and a board member of Enactus, has announced the launch of a global initiative, 1 Race 2 End Waste, to reduce food loss and waste in developing as well as developed countries...

21 Jun 2016

Partnership sees new potato offering brought to market

RSA Market Agents introduced a new value-for-money potato offering from Wesgrow, which will see a new high-quality potato brand available to fresh produce buyers...

30 May 2016

Rhodes Food H1 net profit jumps 89.2% to R110m

A string of acquisitions since Rhodes Foods (RFG) listed on the JSE in October 2014 helped its interim revenue jump 53.5% to R2bn, the company reported...

25 May 2016

Pioneer Foods has sufficient scope to enhance efficiencies

In an interview with Business Day TV conducted on Monday, Phil Roux, CEO of Pioneer Foods, speaks about the company's half-year results, which showed...

25 May 2016

Forget cost management, think value management

As a business, it has always been wise to regularly look back and reflect on progress (or the lack thereof), and to then take stock of the current trajectory...

By Kate Stubbs 24 May 2016

Resolve to optimise Pick n Pay's logistics activities

The extension of Resolve's R400 million partnership with Pick n Pay represents the company's biggest logistics control tower project to date...

20 May 2016

Vasari to use KWV as platform to grow African spirits

Consumer-focused investment group, Vasari has reached an agreement with KWV group to acquire 100% of its operational assets for R1.15 billion...

13 May 2016

El Niño a threat to continuity of African supply chains

Underlying risk to supply chains heightened as countries in the region struggle with food shortages brought about by extreme weather while also trying to cope with...

11 May 2016

Poultry group takes steps to defend its coop

Sovereign Food Investments, the Uitenhage-based poultry group, looks determined to galvanise shareholder support against a possible takeover bid after...

By Marc Hasenfuss 9 May 2016

Airports company seeks to use a wider range of suppliers

Airports Company SA (Acsa) is looking to widen its supplier pipeline to include black, women and youth-owned businesses, CEO Bongani Maseko says...

By Andiswa Maqutu 6 May 2016

Pretoria Food Co-op a new approach to fresh produce

The Pretoria Co-op represents a new approach to delivering fresh produce and is a win-win for small farmers and consumers alike...

5 May 2016

The keys to success for expanding into Africa

The efforts of many South African manufacturers to expand into Africa have failed. According to speakers lined-up for the 2016 SAPICS conference, they make two mistakes...

22 Apr 2016

Successful expansion into Africa to be discussed at SAPICS conference

Many South African manufacturers' efforts to expand into Africa have failed. Two mistakes - according to speakers on the line-up for the 2016 SAPICS conference for supply chain professionals - are applying familiar product-focused processes, and discounting the importance of working within the existing framework of local culture...

22 Apr 2016

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