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
The City of Cape Town is expected to return to the Western Cape High Court on Thursday (28 November) to resolve an ongoing dispute over the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project.
28 Nov 2013 10:41
Bridge City, the mixed use commercial/residential Town Centre and Business Estate to the north of Durban which is set to attract R10 billion in public and private sector investment.
2 Oct 2013 14:37
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has officially launched this year's Transport Month, where she highlighted Government's on-going interventions to curb road carnage and the progress made in providing an efficient and reliable public transport system.
2 Oct 2013 10:05
Metrofile Holdings is a large company specialising in both physical and digital information and records management in SA, Mozambique and Nigeria. Also, through its CSX Customer Services brand it has contracts in numerous other African countries.
16 Sep 2013 10:38
The recent disaster at the Kenyan International Airport is yet another example of why businesses are being urged to take a closer look at their disaster recovery plans.
4 Sep 2013 10:22
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says African countries must work towards cutting the regulatory red tape that makes it difficult for the continent's states to trade amongst each other.
18 Jul 2013 10:36
Weighed down by pedestrian economic growth, the office property market continues to be the laggard of SA's commercial property sector, while industrial property remains "in equilibrium" and retail property continues to perform well.
By Nick Hedley 18 Jul 2013 08:08
All suppliers active within the consumer goods and services industry will have to comply with the industry code of conduct and ombudsman scheme, once it is approved by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
By Linda Ensor 3 Jun 2013 07:47
Verimark on Monday (27 May) reported a sharp decline in full-year profit as the rand's continued depreciation affected sales and margins.
By Zeenat Moorad 28 May 2013 07:41
The Ekurhuleni metropolitan council is hoping the Airports Cities world conference currently under way in Kempton Park will lessen the burden of unemployment, homelessness and poverty in the region.
26 Apr 2013 11:12
South African Airways (SAA) was already implementing its turnaround strategy‚ with the airline in the process of seeking more airlines to partner with‚ acting chief executive Nico Bezuidenhout said last week.
By Nicky Smith 22 Apr 2013 13:42
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) is back in the black‚ posting a R188m profit for the year ended March 2012 after a first-ever loss of R221m the previous year.
28 Mar 2013 10:47
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