Without a digital communication central nervous system logistics management suppliers are operating in the dark.
By Andrew Ridl 4 Dec 2013 10:10
The Department of Health has rubbished reports that several health facilities have run out of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) or have allowed stocks to diminish.
2 Dec 2013 06:20
Many African countries are farming countries, where agriculture is both a major component of gross domestic product growth as well as local employment and food supply.
By Shaun Harris 26 Nov 2013 07:03
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
Mr Price Home and Sheet Street are building capacity to launch their local e-commerce sites before the festive season‚ Mr Price Group said.
By Zeenat Moorad 14 Nov 2013 09:50
The Spar Group said it had performed solidly with a particularly encouraging second half‚ despite the challenging trading environment.
By Zeenat Moorad 14 Nov 2013 08:42
Whether it is local infrastructure‚ fragmented regulations or unreliable systems‚ operating in Africa is not without its challenges‚ but this was just normal in the course of doing business‚ said the managing director of Procter & Gamble (P&G) South Africa, Michael Yates.
By Zeenat Moorad 13 Nov 2013 08:39
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
Woolworths will pull out of its three stores in Nigeria as high rental costs‚ duties and complex supply chain processes make trading in the West African country "highly challenging".
By Zeenat Moorad 7 Nov 2013 14:05
South African canned-fruit producers have won the first round in the battle against an Australian producer who brought applications for safeguard measures and anti-dumping duties against them.
By Amanda Visser 7 Nov 2013 10:36
This year marks the seventh annual Parkview Charity Christmas Market, which will be held at George Hay Park in Parkview from 29 November to 1 December 2013. The Charity Christmas Market is the signature fundraiser for the Nicarela Charity, an organisation that raises money through hosting unique events for a series of worthy and wide-ranging beneficiaries.
6 Nov 2013 15:54
Given the challenges facing them‚ foreign retailers would not enter the African market in a significant way within the next 10 years‚ according to Boris Planer, chief economist at London's Planet Retail.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 07:21
As South Africa continues to strengthen its trade ties with countries like China, Germany, Japan and the UK, it is becoming increasingly important for exporters and importers to get to grips with the complexities of arranging marine cargo insurance.
1 Nov 2013 13:36
It's fair to say that Africa's logistics story is only now being written, especially where its courier and express parcel (CEP) industries are concerned.
30 Oct 2013 09:35
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