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Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing
Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

By Tom Jackson 19 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
When is it time to hire a fulfillment service?

A fulfillment service will take up the slack on all of your unprocessed orders and quickly get you up to speed so that you can take in new orders and ship them out in a timely fashion...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Building local supply chain aids food franchises
Building local supply chain aids food franchises

While it may be tempting for big food franchises entering South Africa to import their goods from suppliers in their 'head office' country, there are many good reasons to set up a strong, effective local supply chain...

By Jonathan Herbert 12 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Supply chain trends for 2016
Supply chain trends for 2016

Supply chains - the series of events needed to get goods and services to customers at the right place, time, quality, and price - face a number of impending challenges in 2016...

By Grant Marshbank 18 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

The ombudsman cometh
The ombudsman cometh

Has the culture of non-compliance and non-payment that is increasingly prevalent amongst the general population spread to businesses? If the recent experience of the office of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud (CGSO) is anything to go by, it may well have done so...

By Neville Melville 3 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Supplying locally with global quality
Supplying locally with global quality

In the UK, the debate raging is about the end of seasonality, with many young people not knowing when the season ends for a particular produce...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Nov 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Emerging markets key to SA's growth
Emerging markets key to SA's growth

The annual supplychainforesight survey, conceptualised by Barloworld Logistics and based on independent study by international research firm Frost & Sullivan, has released its 2013 results.

By Kate Stubbs 23 Oct 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Govt urges role players not to raise food prices

All role players in the food industry should work together with government to ensure that food prices do not continue to skyrocket.

By Vivian Warby 6 May 2008

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