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New CEM Automotive solution available
New CEM Automotive solution available

Launched in Germany in March 2015, T-Systems has announced that the new Customer Experience Management Automotive (CEM Automotive) solution is now available. The cloud-based solution, delivered jointly by Deutsche Telekom and Salesforce.com, is a digital and mobile platform that connects all relevant stakeholders within the automotive industry, from manufacturers to vendors, dealers and ultimately the customer.

28 Aug 2015 15:07

Major DHL investment in sub-Saharan Africa
Major DHL investment in sub-Saharan Africa

Frank Appel, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, visited South Africa and Nigeria this week to demonstrate the importance of emerging markets to the group's strategy...

28 Aug 2015 10:00



GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan
GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan

Frost & Sullivan's senior partner, Dorman Followwill, highlighted in his opening presentation at the Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) 2015 Africa congress that took place in Cape Town last week - Africa is the continent of the greatest opportunity today with convergence across industries resulting in the rapid emergence of new business models as well as substantial investment opportunities for the African continent.

28 Aug 2015 09:35

Rolling into the future with Ninebot One
Rolling into the future with Ninebot One

Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE, a curiously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as intelligent savvy as it is fashionably futuristic. The exclusive Ninebot ONE is set to take South Africa by storm and revolutionise the way today's youth sees personal transport.

28 Aug 2015 09:19

Potency of new technologies as management tools
Potency of new technologies as management tools

The sharp increase in the use of telematics, combined with the latest fuel-card information technology, shows that most fleet managers acknowledge the potency of the new technologies as management tools.

28 Aug 2015 09:06

Multi-objective algorithms for complex production scheduling problems
Multi-objective algorithms for complex production scheduling problems

Dr. Jacomine Grobler, a researcher at the Council for scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria, has developed a first of its kind, multi-objective algorithms for a complex real-world production scheduling problem.

27 Aug 2015 09:33

Western Cape ports becomes 'smartPORTS'
Western Cape ports becomes 'smartPORTS'

First introduced at the pilot site, the Port of Durban, the Ports of Cape Town and Saldanha became the latest to go live with Transnet National Ports Authority's new R79 million web-based Integrated Port Management System (IPMS).

27 Aug 2015 09:08

TPT granted operating licence for manganese export terminal
TPT granted operating licence for manganese export terminal

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has been granted a permanent operating licence for the manganese terminal at the Port of Ngqura.

27 Aug 2015 08:50

kulula.com wins SA's top business airline
kulula.com wins SA's top business airline

South Africa's privately-owned low-cost airline, kulula.com, is South Africa's top airline for business travellers in the 2015 Sunday Times Top Brands survey. The award was announced at a gala event in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 25 August 2015.

26 Aug 2015 11:38

Prasa blew billions
Prasa blew billions

Wide-scale looting of public funds in the Passenger Rail Agency of SA was exposed yesterday when Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her report into tender irregularities at the entity.

26 Aug 2015 10:09

Imperial profits boosted by acquisitions
Imperial profits boosted by acquisitions

Imperial Holdings (IPL) on Tuesday said key acquisitions in the second half of its financial year had enabled the group to achieve record revenue and operating profit in its full-year results. This, it said, was despite the steady deterioration of trading conditions in the markets it did business in.

By Colleen Goko 26 Aug 2015 09:55

Free trade agreement to offer limitless opportunities
Free trade agreement to offer limitless opportunities

PRETORIA: Once established, the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) will offer "limitless opportunities" to world markets such as Japan, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

26 Aug 2015 09:39

Women can achieve success in SA's maritime industry
Women can achieve success in SA's maritime industry

Women only comprise of 1 - 2% of the 1.2 million global workforce of seafarers according to recent statistics released by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Kelly Klaasen, third engineering officer for Maersk Line - a member of Maersk Group says that while this statistic is bleak, an increasing number of young women are achieving success in the local maritime industry thanks to continued support from maritime institutions such as SAMTRA and Lawhill Maritime Centre, as well as forward-thinking companies which have enabled women to pursue careers within the maritime industry, which has traditionally been dominated by men.

25 Aug 2015 08:42