Case study: Halliburton expands in Sub-Saharan Africa

Supply Chain Movement

Halliburton’s sourcing & supply chain team has made a huge contribution to the expansion of the business in Sub-Saharan Africa, where it has expanded from four to fourteen countries in just eighteen months. Working in Africa is definitely challenging. >> >> Click the button to download the article now. Halliburton full article.

Workforce Management Technology in South Africa’s Rainbow Nation

Repl Group

Nowhere is this more true than in South Africa. . Having worked in the UK and US, Doug Robertson is REPL’s South Africa Senior Principal. In 2017, the wholesale and retail sector was the second largest employer of people in South Africa. The Current State of WFM in South Africa.

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Vanilla Sourcing in Madagascar

SCM Research

The case is also included in an article I have written about the interface between SCM and CSR. Practice Africa Corporate Social Responsibility Procurement Relationship Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Video

What If You Could Take The Guesswork Out Of Forecast Planning? Guest Post from Osgood Vogler

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow Our partner Celestica recently published the following article, ‘What If You Could Take The Guesswork Out Of Forecast Planning?’.

Selling E-Commerce in Africa

APICS

In a June 30, 2016, New Yorker article, Jake Bright describes these merchants and Jumia, the company that might change commerce as Nigeria, and perhaps even Africa, knows it. Jumia is branding itself as the “largest e-commerce platform in Africa

Outlook is Positive for African Air Cargo Carriers as Trade with China Grows

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World article …African carriers have been a shining star in an otherwise dismal global air freight market. Africa Air Cargo air freight Asia Pacific China Air freight

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Fearing Tourist Drought, Cape Town Charts a New Relationship With Water

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Sustainability Middle East/Africa Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsWith the city facing an unprecedented water shortage, airport authorities had turned off all the sink taps but one, leaving visitors to wait in line to wash their hands, under the watchful eye of a bathroom attendant. “In In Johannesburg, there were a lot of jokes about the situation.

How the Chicken Nugget Became the True Symbol of Our Era

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Sustainability SC Analysis & Consulting Food & Beverage Canada China Europe Latin America Middle East/AfricaChicken is already the most popular meat in the U.S., and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by 2020. Future civilisations will find traces of humankind’s 50 billion bird-a-year habit in the fossil record, a marker for what we now call the Anthropocene.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

This article was first published in Supply Chain Magazine February 2016 and is now brought to you by IMD Business School. >>Please Management Article Talent Development – 2016. South Africa. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Managing the Procurement of Promotional Goods and Services

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. All images courtesy of Kadimah Print South Africa kadimah.com. Articles eProcurement Managing SuppliersContents. Introduction. The benefits of purchasing promotional products. Problems with current sourcing methodologies.

Supply Chain Crystal Ball Gazing: Let’s Look Ahead to 2028

Logistics Bureau

As I highlighted in a recent article on the Supply Chain Leaders Academy blog, an innovative rail system being developed in Texas could move transport containers and road-trailers “piggyback-style” on electric-powered, driverless shuttles. Articles Supply Chain Technology Trends

Bill Gates: We need a ‘war game’ for the infectious diseases supply chain

The Network Effect

Also, if you’re interesting in how technology is already changing the way healthcare is being delivered in Africa, check out the case study that details the transformation underway in Rwanda. Image by UK Department for International Development/Flickr.

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Coronavirus update: What you need to know for the week ending 17th April 2020

EFT

Key points for this week: Africa joins the wave of lockdowns and border shutdowns. Border closing in Africa. Cases of COVID-19 are rising quickly in Africa and this is creating a response from governments across the continent.

What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. In the Gartner article, I cautioned companies to invest only if three conditions were met: A well-defined scope. I have never been in Africa.

Is it time to finally retire your spreadsheets?

AIMMS

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article , finance chiefs are cutting back on Excel because it hasn’t “kept up with the demands of contemporary corporate finance units.”

CRG completes 1.3 million-square-foot South Carolina distribution centre

EFT

CRG, a national real estate development and investment firm, has completed a. It also announced the sale and lease sold and leased commencement and sale of a facility located at The Cubes at Inland 85 in Duncan, SC.

Procurement Terminology is a Mess!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Procurement language article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. Under apartheid, and the first few years of his life, in South Africa, his existence was literally a crime. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.

Hyperloop could create $10bn supply chain manufacturing ecosystem

EFT

Click here for original article. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Hi-Tech Region: Middle East/Africa Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The Abuja–Kaduna Railway, as the first segment of the Lagos–Kano standard gauge project, the first standard gauge railway in Nigeria and West Africa, was officially inaugurated and started commercial operation on July 26, 2016. million tons a year, is CSCEC's first hydraulic project in Africa.

Counterfeit products are exploding on Amazon

NC State SCRC

A recent WSJ article highlighted a fact that confirms much of what we found in our study of counterfeit products in the supply chain a year ago: if you’re buying on Amazon, beware of counterfeits.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

Consumption, especially of ‘luxury’ products such as coffee, tea and chocolate, is expected to increase substantially, in particular in the emerging economies in the Far East, South America and parts of Africa. The full article was published in Supply Chain Movement 12. >>

Merhaba

Supply Chain Movement

We have translated a few of the articles into Turkish and published them online so that you can read them in your own language and share them with your colleagues. Ben Türkçe ö?reniyorum. reniyorum. I’m currently learning Turkish.

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

My Five Most-Viewed Articles Ways to Think About Last Mile Delivery - Last mile delivery is going to change significantly over the next decade(s). Photo by Oakozhan/iStock / Getty Images.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

In just one day (30 November) there were at least 13 articles breaking down what it means for for Serbia , Africa , North East Asia , and the whole world , with a variety of perspectives from the railway , maritime , political affairs , financial , capital and gadget press.

Procurement Terminology is a Mess!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. Under apartheid, and the first few years of his life, in South Africa, his existence was literally a crime. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The Abuja–Kaduna Railway, as the first segment of the Lagos–Kano standard gauge project, the first standard gauge railway in Nigeria and West Africa, was officially inaugurated and started commercial operation on July 26, 2016. million tons a year, is CSCEC's first hydraulic project in Africa.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

The potential of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has come into sharper focus since the government updated the methods it uses to track economic performance; while Egypt's economy and business climate have stabilised under its military government. . .

Sürdürülebilirlik kar??l???n? veriyor – Sustainability pays off

Supply Chain Movement

Consumption, especially of ‘luxury’ products such as coffee, tea and chocolate, is expected to increase substantially, in particular in the emerging economies in the Far East, South America and parts of Africa. The full article was published in English Supply Chain Movement 12.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

EFT

DP World’s acquisition of 100% of Unifeeder for €660 million marks out another step in the consolidation for the shipping industry, although this time instead of an alliance between shippers it is a port operator bulking up. .

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I will be speaking and working with clients in wonderful locations in Brussels, China, Germany, London, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa. As I drank a cup of coffee and waited, I reflected on the article I had just completed for the Institute of Supply Management.

Looking at the sustainable supply chains behind some classic Valentine’s Day favorites

Kinaxis

Hershey Company is also a founding member of CocoaAction, which helps build educational and community resources, and improve labor practices in West Africa, where improving cocoa sustainability is critical. by Teresa Chiykowski Chocolates, wine, flowers, jewelry?

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article written by Chloe Cooke and originally published on [link] Permission to publish here provided by David Weaver. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Baby Supply Chain! At the end of this month, the festival of Easter will begin.

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The things we’ve seen, in 2019

DELMIA Quintiq

Fifteen new startups from Belgium, China, France, India, South Africa and the U.S. The articles provided examples of companies who are transforming the world by taking a fresh new approach to the way they conduct business. Here we are, just about to turn the calendar to 2020.