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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery storeArticle

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade association
PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade associationArticle

The new association will enhance member services, increase advocacy before government and the public, help members grow their businesses and drive consumption of fresh produce and demand for floral products...

1 Apr 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilitiesArticle

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing director
JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing directorArticle

JCDecaux announced the appointment of Sebastian Musendo as managing director for JCDecaux South Africa...

Issued by JCDecaux 29 Mar 2021

Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA
Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SAArticle

The prospect of early Covid-19 vaccination is particularly attractive. However, the subject of compulsory vaccinations is argumentative and there are significant legal and moral facets that must be considered...

Persuade Makore, Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 26 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needs
Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needsArticle

A team of experts from Enterprises UP recently completed a study, supporting the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority's ongoing research into the impact of the Fourth Industrial Resolution...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 19 Mar 2021

5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021
5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021Article

As industry and technology advance, as new markets, populations and global health risks grow and as natural resources diminish, informed consumers and investors are calling on businesses to step up...

12 Mar 2021

Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth
Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growthArticle

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estate
#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estateArticle

Inospace CEO Rael Levitt unpacks why distribution centres and warehouses are set to become "the new 'hot' property class"...

Rael Levitt 9 Mar 2021

Kenya’s health minister Mutahi Kagwe next to the country’s first batch of Covid-19 vaccines at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. EPA-EFE/Daniel Irungu
The ins and outs of Kenya's Covid-19 vaccine rollout planArticle

With the arrival of vaccines in the country, Kenya is set to begin its Covid-19 vaccination roll-out...

Catherine Kyobutungi 8 Mar 2021

New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labs
New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labsArticle

The newly appointed National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board are urged to find solutions to the current dysfunctional state of the National Forensic Science Laboratories...

3 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperityArticle

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

Can blockchain technology really help Africa's economy?
Can blockchain technology really help Africa's economy?Article

While blockchain is not a new technology, its adoption has been slow in Africa. However, the application of this technology here could lead to interesting outcomes...

Musa Kalenga and Samuel Segun 26 Feb 2021

E&T - A year in review
E&T - A year in reviewArticle

2020 was a year full of growth and opportunities for E&T Minerals. It was a learning curve for our organisation as we optimised our operations, administration, corporate structure, processes and compliance...

Issued by E&T Minerals 25 Feb 2021

Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across Africa
Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across AfricaArticle

Accurate Agent Group has set out to help businesses and leaders across Africa thrive in 2021 and beyond, through strategic business management solutions, in the new business environment created by Covid-19...

Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 27 Jan 2021

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Fashion retailer Primark is refusing to sell online - here's why it is right to do soArticle

Irish fast-fashion retailer Primark has no plans to sell its clothes online. This is despite the company warning that lockdown store closures could cost it losses of more than £1bn...

Lisa Jack and Regina Frei 22 Jan 2021

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REDZ and their role in a just energy transitionArticle

Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZ) have a key role to play in the South Africa's just energy transition, creating priority areas for investment in the electricity grid and increasing South Africa's green energy map...

18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomes
#BizTrends2021: Simple ways to accelerate business sustainability outcomesArticle

Achieving the desired levels of sustainability has proven to be more challenging for many businesses since the onset of Covid-19...

Kavita Pema 11 Jan 2021

Richard dos Santos
#BizTrends2021: 2021 holds supply chain profession's greatest endeavour everArticle

With the worldwide roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine, life and economies could potentially see a return to some semblance of normality by the end of 2021...

Richard dos Santos 21 Dec 2020

SMMEs are vital to rebuilding SA's economy
SMMEs are vital to rebuilding SA's economyArticle

According to data from the World Bank, SMMEs represent about 90% of businesses and more than 50% of employment globally. In emerging economies, like South Africa, it showed that formal SMMEs contribute up to 40% of national income...

10 Dec 2020

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Partnership to improve public health supply chains ahead of Covid-19 vaccine roll-outArticle

"The health commodity supply chain, particularly in the public sector in Africa, has traditionally been managed and operated by healthcare professionals with an intuitive understanding of supply chain operations, but often without the relevant supply chain training or relevant qualifications."

7 Dec 2020

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Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025Article

The agtech market is comprised of services such as agricultural sensors for crop management, GPS field mapping, and supply chain management...

23 Nov 2020

Strengthening healthcare supply chain systems in Africa
Strengthening healthcare supply chain systems in AfricaArticle

The distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine from drugmakers to billions of people around the world is likely to be the supply chain management profession's greatest endeavour ever...

20 Nov 2020

IMM launches brand-new supply chain management qualifications
IMM launches brand-new supply chain management qualificationsArticle

The IMM Graduate School has added two brand-new, cutting-edge supply chain management (SCM) qualifications to their offering.

Issued by IMM Graduate School 18 Nov 2020

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Why better healthcare supply chains are in the hands of the youthArticle

It is estimated that half of the world's population of more than seven billion people is under the age of 30. They are today and tomorrow's entrepreneurs, innovators, workers and leaders...

6 Nov 2020

Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?
Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?Article

Why choose IIE Rosebank College to kickstart your logistics career...

Issued by Rosebank College 5 Nov 2020

Trends to look out for in the steel production sector
Trends to look out for in the steel production sectorArticle

According to recent GDP reports, the downturn in the manufacturing sector - including iron, steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery - has contributed a total of 11% to the overall 51% decline...

23 Oct 2020

Food provenance platform set to boost SA beef supply chain
Food provenance platform set to boost SA beef supply chainArticle

BeefLedger SA lifts the veil on its blockchain security and payments platform...

Issued by YehBaby Digital 7 Oct 2020

Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conference
Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conferenceArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), which offers training solutions spanning over 140 disciplines, including supply chain management and logistics, was present at the Africa Supply Chain in Action (ASCA) Online Conference...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Sep 2020

Africa needs ethical leadership to attain sustainable growth
Africa needs ethical leadership to attain sustainable growthArticle

Africa's future growth and prosperity hangs in the balance, as corruption erodes the basic fibre of economies, organisations and communities...

28 Sep 2020

Dr Janet Byaruhanga
Why can't Africa manufacture the medicines it needs?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed Africa's inadequate capabilities and capacity to manufacture and supply essential drugs and personal protective equipment (PPEs) needed to curb the disease...

Janet Byaruhanga 28 Sep 2020

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains
Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chainsArticle

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

21 Sep 2020

Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa
Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in AfricaArticle

Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

21 Sep 2020

Shiraaz Joosub, healthcare sales executive,T-Systems South Africa
Sustainable interoperability is key to quality integrated public healthcare in South AfricaArticle

South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner...

Shiraaz Joosub 16 Sep 2020

Sapics reaffirms focus on professionalising supply chain management
Sapics reaffirms focus on professionalising supply chain managementArticle

At its annual general meeting, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (Sapics), reaffirmed its focus on the professionalisation of supply chain management in South Africa and across the African continent...

15 Sep 2020

Free CPD-accredited digital opportunity for building industry
Free CPD-accredited digital opportunity for building industryArticle

dmg events will be providing a free, three-day CPD-accredited digital learning experience for members of the building industry from the 15-17 September...

3 Sep 2020

UIF Commissioner suspended
UIF Commissioner suspendedArticle

The Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, on Wednesday suspended the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Commissioner Teboho Maruping...

2 Sep 2020

Big data and its big potential in Africa
Big data and its big potential in AfricaArticle

Data, on its own, is quite inconsequential - a small moving part in a bigger operation. Only when it is made valuable and accessible can companies explore its true potential...

James Bayhack 19 Aug 2020

New claims and questions from City Press journalist
New claims and questions from City Press journalistArticle

The latest enquiries from the City Press journalist regrettably seeks once more to elevate anonymous emails beyond their merit...

Professor Ihron Rensburg, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 7 Aug 2020

Gauteng Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku
Gauteng health boss denies tender allegationsArticle

Gauteng MEC for Health, Dr Bandile Masuku has denied claims that he influenced a R125m tender deal for personal protection equipment (PPE)...

28 Jul 2020

Global disruption can have local implications
Global disruption can have local implicationsArticle

The global impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had not only on public health, but on business, cannot be underestimated...

Soromfe Uzomah 27 Jul 2020

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Location intelligence - improving efficiencies for the logistics sector as lockdown eases upArticle

As lockdown restrictions ease slightly in South Africa and some economic activities resume, the logistics and transport sector is likely to become a centre point of the "new normal: as consumers increasingly shift to remote shopping...

Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2020

The right tools in trying supply chain times
The right tools in trying supply chain timesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen companies working hard to optimise their supply chain, adapting to these unprecedented challenges by adopting digitisation, mechanisation, and automation to optimise operations and efficiencies...

Andrew Dawson 15 Jul 2020

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Virtual conference to upskill supply chain, procurement professionalsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has put the spotlight on supply chains and pushed supply chain professionals to their limits...

14 Jul 2020

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Prasa appoints acting group chief procurement officerArticle

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has appointed Willie Mathebula the acting group chief procurement officer with immediate effect...

8 Jul 2020

The official opening and handover of a Covid-19 quarantine centre in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images
How leadership matters in healthcare - especially in a crisisArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic presents a complex situation, requiring multiple stakeholders in the healthcare sector to work well together...

Cecile Gerwel Proches 6 Jul 2020

A four-step approach to building business continuity
A four-step approach to building business continuityArticle

The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is. This involves understanding the current environment...

Paulo de Matos 3 Jul 2020

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Supply chain, procurement specialists join forces to grow new business in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the vital role that supply chains play in the global economy. One of the lessons it has delivered is that flexible, resilient, dynamic supply chains are critical for organisations aiming to survive future disruptions like this...

2 Jul 2020

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