Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...
10 Apr 2015 07:00
Dual distribution is potentially a very effective method for manufacturers to get their products to market. It can allow them to take advantage of efficiencies offered by third-party distributors...
By Aidan Scallan and Schalk van Rensburg 7 Apr 2015 13:24
The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...
10 Mar 2015 09:24
Although Budget 2015 has delivered some good news for small business, the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA) says it's not all good news...
26 Feb 2015 11:16
Safe Top, the supplier of fasteners and hardware products, needed a sales management solution that would handle the demands of a company that caters both to trade and DIY users and that would make their work a more smooth and efficient process, without compromising their professionalism.
Issued by Field Office 29 Sep 2014 13:00
Super Group‚ an industrial transportation operator‚ says it delivered "an excellent set of results" for the year to June‚ with earnings growth resulting from its integrated logistics plan.
By Mark Allix 19 Aug 2014 10:07
Despite new technologies enabling electronic storage of information, 90% of local businesses are still storing documents in paper format, according to a study released by JSE-listed storage management company Metrofile.
By Thabiso Mochiko 16 Jul 2014 12:19
Ten years of information on the country's logistics costs and efficiency is now available with the launch of the 10th State of Logistics survey for South Africa.
27 May 2014 14:06
Jacob Zuma has announced the creation of new ministries in a bid to transform the economy and to restore the confidence of foreign investors in the country.
26 May 2014 09:42
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) on Monday acknowledged the successful conduct of South Africa's fifth democratic elections, saying it contributes to improved business confidence.
13 May 2014 10:05
The governments of South Africa, Botswana and Namibia aim to boost regional trade by improving the efficiency of the Trans Kalahari Corridor network via the establishment of a number of new truck stops along the transport corridors spanning all three countries.
25 Apr 2014 10:07
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
Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive investment frontier. With several of the fastest growing economies located in sub-Saharan Africa, companies from around the world are looking to enter the region in order to escape aggressive competition in their home markets and improve sales.
By James Milne, Sarah O'Carroll and Craig Parker 11 Dec 2013 11:34