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The Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ILSCM) is an educational institution that provides accredited, occupationally directed qualifications designed to improve the calibre of logistics and supply chain participants.

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21 Icons season three to feature Athi-Patra Ruga
21 Icons season three to feature Athi-Patra Ruga

On 6 September at 7:27pm on SABC3, the acclaimed short-film series 21 ICONS will feature the first icon of its third season: Athi-Patra Ruga...

1 Sep 2015 13:03

A glimpse of the SA social media landscape in 2015
A glimpse of the SA social media landscape in 2015

The annual Social Media Landscape Report, compiled by Fuseware and World Wide Worx, is being released in under two weeks and contains some highly impactful findings on social media usage in South Africa...

By Michal Wronski 1 Sep 2015 13:00



Singing and shouting out the good local news
Singing and shouting out the good local news

There's no denying SA's been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. That's why Shout for a Safer South Africa, the NPO brainchild of local musos Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane, is on a mission to give us back some positive punch by improving education opportunities in the land...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Sep 2015 12:00

M&G sad to see Quintal leave: CEO
M&G sad to see Quintal leave: CEO

The Mail & Guardian was sad to see its editor Angela Quintal leave the publication after spending two years in the position, CEO Hoosain Karjieker said on Monday...

By Mpho Raborife 1 Sep 2015 09:47

Art Week presents Room 13 Kids' Exhibition and Mini Walk on 5 September
Art Week presents Room 13 Kids' Exhibition and Mini Walk on 5 September

One of the highlights of Art Week Joburg (5-13 September 2015) is the Room 13 Kids' Art Exhibition and Mini Walk, which take place on opening day, 5 September...

1 Sep 2015 09:26

How to use video conferencing for marketing
How to use video conferencing for marketing

In today's business world, video conferencing is becoming an increasingly popular way of staying connected. As technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, many companies are finding video conferencing to be a very efficient method for communicating...

By Charles Mburugu 1 Sep 2015 09:09

A sharper EQ equals greater success
A sharper EQ equals greater success

Marketing companies are always looking for ways in which to gain a competitive advantage. For many years, it was believed that bright, intelligent people were the key to superior performance...

By Brendan Powell & Lauren Durant 1 Sep 2015 06:28

Key Apple music exec steps down
Key Apple music exec steps down

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple confirmed in an email that Ian Rogers, who had been chief executive of Beats Electronics and head of its streaming music service, is departing...

31 Aug 2015 13:12

Is advertising inflationary?
Is advertising inflationary?

If 'cost-push' inflation is the act of progressively increasing the general level of prices brought about by an autonomous increase in costs then, yes, advertising is inflationary...

By Chris Brewer 31 Aug 2015 13:03

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way
Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense...

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

LinkedIn is the new business card
LinkedIn is the new business card

The problem with networking in real life is that you can't just click and connect, as business cards get bulky while you work your way through the room. That's why it's better to incorporate online networking into your offline meets...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2015 12:00

Sophie Baker
How to write a memorable mission statement

All too often, company mission statements make a bad impression. They're sometimes vague, long and rambling, or perhaps they are overly generic and uninspired...

By Sophie Baker 31 Aug 2015 11:27

[#WomenInBiz] Humble beginnings and happy endings w/ Zyda Rylands
[#WomenInBiz] Humble beginnings and happy endings w/ Zyda Rylands

Growing up as a tailor's daughter in the midst of apartheid, Zyda Rylands, now the MD of Woolworths Food, is proof of the pudding that workforce diversity is what drives the competitive advantage of one of the leading retailers in South Africa...

By Jessica Taylor 31 Aug 2015 11:20

MediaShop sponsors three-year woman empowerment programme
MediaShop sponsors three-year woman empowerment programme

HR Group Manager at The Media Shop, Alarece Eaton, has created the Ciao Bella initiative, which aims to empower young women to better their lives and provide them with a foot into the media and advertising industry...

31 Aug 2015 11:07

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com
President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

School soccer coach wins top women's sports award
School soccer coach wins top women's sports award

Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award...

31 Aug 2015 09:11

Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities
Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities

The ACA and Creative Circle have issued a response to the accusation of irregular judging activity at the 2015 Loerie Awards and a breach of the Loeries rules pertaining to the eligibility of entries from pan-African and Middle East agencies...

31 Aug 2015 08:46

New job titles, old job descriptions
New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Local HubSpot User Group reports on US HubSpot Inbound Conference
Local HubSpot User Group reports on US HubSpot Inbound Conference

The Cape Town and Johannesburg HubSpot User Group (HUG) will report back on the annual HubSpot Inbound Conference, taking place from 8-11 September this year in Boston, US...

31 Aug 2015 08:30

Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists
Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has express shock at the sentencing on Saturday of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court sitting in Cairo...

31 Aug 2015 08:02

Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense
Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense

I am a marketer, as oppose to a financial guy. So I know that I will never be a CFO in my life, but I have come to understand in my experience of working with global businesses, that marketing combined with financial numbers produces great efforts in delivering work...

By Bryan Ndlovu 28 Aug 2015 13:43

Social media strategy is more than tweets and a Facebook post
Social media strategy is more than tweets and a Facebook post

Mark Zuckerberg famously said that "People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend... it is more influential than the best broadcast message"...

28 Aug 2015 13:09

How to build an effective newsletter signup page
How to build an effective newsletter signup page

One of the most effective ways of connecting with your customers and prospects online is by creating a newsletter. Engaging with them on a regular basis will help you build strong relationships, and subsequently enhance your sales...

By Charles Mburugu 28 Aug 2015 13:08

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity...

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Diving over the Digital Edge: Lucia Maseko, John Gevisser & Glenn Gillis
Diving over the Digital Edge: Lucia Maseko, John Gevisser & Glenn Gillis

This year's Digital Edge speaker line-up is impressive. We spoke to three of this year's speakers, each inspiring in their own way...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2015 12:00

[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live
[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live

In this ultra-connected, real time world, death was streamed live this week in two significant game changing events: via Periscope from the Bangkok bomb blast by an eyewitness; and by the murderer who killed two journalists live on breakfast TV in the US...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2015 11:52

Aloha, not goodbye
Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04

Ask Afrika Icon Brands shows preference for local brands
Ask Afrika Icon Brands shows preference for local brands

The Ask Afrika Icon Brands survey, which identifies brands that are used across the South Africa demographic irrespective of race, culture, income, education or lifestyle, found that South African consumers have an affinity for local brands...

28 Aug 2015 11:02

TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media
TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media

TuYu, the mobile rewards platform that allows users to receive and redeem rewards in a secure and convenient manner by using their mobile phones, has sold 25% of the company to Tritech Media...

28 Aug 2015 09:13

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