Forget cost management, think value management
Forget cost management, think value management

As a business, it has always been wise to regularly look back and reflect on progress (or the lack thereof), and to then take stock of the current trajectory. Increasingly, this has become an important process for entire industries - not just individual businesses. At Barloworld Logistics, we conduct an annual survey across the local supply chain sector to gauge where it is at and what business leaders can and should be planning for.

By Kate Stubbs 24 May 2016

South Africa's first black female deputy harbour master talks about her job
South Africa's first black female deputy harbour master talks about her job

Pinky Zungu would not have minded working as a pilot on a ship until the day she retired. But she was given what she describes as a more exhilarating position at Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA): Zungu is the first black female to be appointed as deputy harbour master: nautical at the Port of Durban.

By Melissa Javan 19 May 2016

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Super Group closes Mercedes-Benz deal

Transport and fleet management company Super Group has concluded a deal valued at almost R1bn to buy a number of Mercedes-Benz dealerships and property in the Western Cape. Super Group said yesterday the net asset value of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, was between R880m and R900m.

By Fifi Peters 19 May 2016

Get dressed up and go to the movies

To reward loyal Edcon account holders, Edgars has formed a strategic alliance with Ster Kinekor to launch the Edgars/Ster-Kinekor Movie Benefit Card.

13 Jul 2007

Converging media scores a first at Menlyn Park

Media convergence has broken new ground at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, Pretoria. It has become the first mall in Africa to use mobile technology to communicate with shoppers in a personalized manner.

13 Jul 2007

June is CHOC-full of Christmas for Cape Town children

June every year is very special for Cape Town's children with cancer, for that is when CHOC, Childhood Cancer Foundation, hosts a Christmas in June celebration - just for them and their families.

13 Jul 2007

Furry friend franchise takes off in SA

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc, an interactive retailer of customised stuffed animals, recently announced South Africa as a new international franchisee.

13 Jul 2007

Cellar combats climate change
Cellar combats climate change

Backsberg has become the first wine producer in South Africa and one of only three in the world to gain carbon-neutral status by sequestrating its carbon emissions.

13 Jul 2007

AVI empowers with Siyakhula

Forming part of the AVI People Development Strategy, the well-known fast moving consumer goods company has launched an internal training initiative, Siyakhula meaning ‘We are growing'.

13 Jul 2007

Banking hits the streets and malls

When you least expect it, Go Banking, brought to you by Nedbank in association with Pick ‘n Pay, has been seen across the country at major intersections and shopping malls.

13 Jul 2007

Made-for-export SA wine label goes local

Leopard's Leap Wines, which recently leapt the Atlantic and secured four listings in Canada, has announced plans to strengthen its presence locally as well.

13 Jul 2007

Exposure direct to the source

Bio-Oil recently teamed up with Primedia Unlimited subsidiary, X/procure, to launch an online competition direct to the pharmaceutical industry, using X/procure's electronic ordering software.

21 Jun 2007

Milk for one

Parmalat has launched new 20ml single serve milk pods with the aim of expanding its product offering to the food service and hospitality industries.

5 Apr 2007

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