Doing Business in South Africa

QAD

Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip. of South Africa’s GDP.

Doing Business in South Africa

QAD

Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip. of South Africa’s GDP.

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Miners’ Losses Mount as Ports Strike Drags On in South Africa

Supply Chain Brain

The walkout by workers that began Oct. 6 is costing shippers of iron ore, coal, chrome, ferrochrome and manganese about 815 million rand a day

SCJ Offers Manhattan Omni Solutions & WMS in South Africa

SCJunction

You need a partner who has an ear to the ground and their eye on the sky. Supply Chain Junction is a warehousing solutions company with an international pedigree and a local presence, giving a new definition to "best of breed".

Case Study: DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

This case study illustrates how DVS implemented a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint to deal with the challenge of connecting people, systems, and processes.

Is Online Gambling Possible in Namibia?

Supply Chain Game Changer

With respect to online gambling in Namibia vs South Africa, the African countries have been surprising us with the ever-growing statistics for the gambling market. When you think of Africa, you generally feel about relatively developing nations with recurring social issues.

The top 5 3PL companies in South Africa

TradeGecko

From the moment explorers began inching down the coast of Africa during the Age of Exploration, the Cape of Good Hope and the area eventually to become South Africa, has commanded a strategic commercial presence sitting astride the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

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 this article, Doug shares his insights on the state of workforce management (WFM) technology in South Africa, the unique challenges that WFM systems must accommodate and what this means for the future of WFM. . In 2017, the wholesale and retail sector was the second largest employer of people in South Africa.

Unleashed is joining the Xero Roadshow in South Africa

Unleashed

This is your chance to meet industry experts and leaders in the South African accounting industry to learn what’s on the horizon for accountants! The Unleashed team will be making their way to both Johannesburg and Cape Town for the Xero Roadshow — this marks our first time to South Africa! Aside from attending the Xero Roadshow, we’re also hosting a pop-up event; this will be our first time in South Africa!

Axway and Trustlink partner up in South Africa with the Amplify API Management Platform solution

Axway

Trustlink, powered by Axway, provides technological and business expertise to bring API integration solutions to South African companies and organisations.

Chapman Freeborn South Africa flies 10 cars to Malawi for the SADC Summit

Logistics Middle East

The post Chapman Freeborn South Africa flies 10 cars to Malawi for the SADC Summit appeared first on Logistics Middle East. The SADC Summit is an important event during which the Southern African Development Community gather to discuss the policy direction of the 16 member states.

Axway and Trustlink partner up in South Africa with the Amplify API Management Platform solution

Axway

Trustlink, powered by Axway, provides technological and business expertise to bring API integration solutions to South African companies and organisations.

Axway and Trustlink partner up in South Africa with the Amplify API Management Platform solution

Axway

Trustlink, powered by Axway, provides technological and business expertise to bring API integration solutions to South African companies and organisations.

Axway and Trustlink partner up in South Africa with the Amplify API Management Platform solution

Axway

Trustlink, powered by Axway, provides technological and business expertise to bring API integration solutions to South African companies and organisations.

U.K. Peer Urges Biden to Ban Bain & Co. from U.S. Government Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

government contracts for three years over its “grave professional misconduct” in state corruption in South Africa In August Bain was barred from tendering for U.K.

LuLu Group to build a new logistics hub in Johannesburg

Logistics Middle East

The planned expansion will offer LuLu Group new growth opportunities across the African market, as well as enable the hypermarket operator to establish a retail and support network and source produce from South Africa.

Dubai's Aramex buys South Africa's PostNet franchise

Logistics Middle East

Stores will still be owned & operated by their respective franchisees

DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

Supply Chain Brain

As a customer of MPO’s end-to-end logistics and transportation management system, which is used at the DSV Solutions sites in Europe, DSV reached out to MPO to develop a global supply chain control tower solution that would meet those needs in South Africa

DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

Supply Chain Brain

As a customer of MPO’s end-to-end logistics and transportation management system, which is used at the DSV Solutions sites in Europe, DSV reached out to MPO to develop a global supply chain control tower solution that would meet those needs in South Africa

Saudia Cargo appoints ACP Worldwide as South Africa GSA

Logistics Middle East

In response to this appointment, ACP?s s Johannesburg based-team has deployed additional reservations and operations staff who will be dedicated to the Saudia Cargo portfolio

Manhattan Associates: Gartner's top-ranked WMS provider

SCJunction

Supply Chain Junction is a proud Geo-Partner of Manhattan Associates, a firm that enables us to deliver the top-ranked WMS solution according to Gartner to businesses both in the Middle East and South Africa.

DSV Rises to the Challenge: Optimizes Complex FMCG Supply Chain

MPO Multi Party Orchestration

When a multi-national FMCG Healthcare company approached DSV – a top global transport and logistics company – they had just opened a new warehouse in Johannesburg, South Africa, which was strategically positioned for multi-modal freight shipments and courier services.

Smarter, Low-Risk Commodity Buying

ToolsGroup

By FinStock South Africa. The importance of having the right inventory at the right price to service customer demand is crucial. Nowhere is this truer than on commoditized products.

SCJ & Manhattan 2019 User Conference: 6 Key Takeaways

SCJunction

This event was well attended by both existing and potential customers from many of South Africa’s largest retail, wholesale and 3PL companies. The Supply Chain Junction (SCJ) and Manhattan Associates 6 th Annual User Conference took place mid-March at the Wanderers Club, Johannesburg.

Traceability for manufacturers today

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The food and beverage industry is the most important player in South Africa’s manufacturing industry, contributing approximately R85 billion a year to South Africa’s manufacturing sector.

The 4 core elements of supply chain management

SCJunction

In our experience, successful supply chain management in South Africa and the Middle East incorporates a consolidated supply chain strategy, instead of one that has been cobbled together as your business grows. Your supply chain efficiency and effectiveness make a massive impact on the overall success of any business. To boost your business productivity and profitability further, you need to improve and optimise your supply chain.

Freight’s greatest horror stories

The Supply Chain Journal

Hunt commits additional $5M to support children’s health care in Arkansas; Pilot gifts driver with Peterbilt Model 389; turmoil in South Africa and more dogs of freight.

86 laid off as pecan processor, distributor to close Texas facility

The Supply Chain Journal

Argentina and South Africa. Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts Inc. is permanently closing its processing and distribution facility in El Paso, Texas, according to a notice sent to state officials Friday.

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What Does it Take to be a Successful Entrepreneur? The Incredible Journey of a Last Mile Pioneer

Logistics Viewpoints

Wumdrop is a successful last mile logistics company in South Africa. But these breaks are legally mandated under South African labor law. This was South Africa’s most well-known Ecommerce retail brand at the moment.

EV Cargo announces new CFO of Global Forwarding & Technology

EV Cargo Technology

Having completed his chartered accountancy training with Deloitte in his native South Africa in 1992, Mr. Edley has held a number of senior financial positions in commerce, both in South Africa and the UK, including roles with Credit Suisse and Investec.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Africa

SCM Research

As you might know, I had the great opportunity to travel to East Africa several times, where I gave logistics and supply chain management lectures ( see my previous post ). Indeed, although Africa – a continent with more than one billion people – certainly faces huge challenges, the situation is changing rapidly. In a new pwc report, Africa Gearing Up , future prospects in Africa for logistics and supply chain management are described.

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OMG: Does Omicron Mean the Supply Chain Will Suffer from Long-Haul Covid?

Enterra Insights

It only took days following the announcement out of South Africa that a new coronavirus had been detected for that variant pop-up around the globe. In South Africa, where the Omicron variant was first detected, only 25% of the population is vaccinated.

Global Economic Outlook 1st Quarter 2017

Supply Chain 24/7

In this edition of Deloitte’s Global Economic Outlook, Deloitte's economists across the globe examine the unfolding environment in the United States, Eurozone, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Turkey, and South Africa, as well as the impact on the global shipping industry

What is “World Logistics Passport” initiative?

Shipsy

By becoming a part of the WLP, business can have the opportunity to diversify into new markets such as Latin America, South Asia or Africa while shoring up their regional connectivity. We are delighted to welcome India, Indonesia and South Africa to the club,” he added.

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Most global multinational companies have a solid base now in South America and Asia, but the race is on for Africa. I spent this week at SAPICS in South Africa. At the end of my talk on the first day, I was asked by the audience to share what I would recommend as action steps for South African supply chains. South Africa is uniquely positioned to gain benefit in the race for supply chain modernization of Africa.

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PEP partners with Manhattan and SCJ to transform its supply chain for growth

SCJunction

South Africa’s leading value retailer Pepkor, through its subsidiary PEP Stores - the biggest single-brand retailer in Africa, has selected Manhattan as their WMS solution, to be implemented by Supply Chain Junction.

Ship masters get Ebola warning

Logistics Middle East

South Africa asks ship masters to look out for stowaways

The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes

The Logistics of Logistics

He holds an MBA from Cambridge University in the UK, and degrees in economics and law from the University of Natal in South Africa. Gordon Downes and Joe Lynch discuss the NYSHEX story.

Pandemic forces air cargo group to postpone September conference

The Supply Chain Journal

administration that the existing travel ban on people arriving from the UK, EU, China, India, South Africa, Brazil, and other [countries] will not be lifted in the foreseeable future meant that it is impossible to welcome all delegates who have indicated their desire to attend.

Lineage completes acquisition of Dutch cold storage company

The Supply Chain Journal

With Kloosterboer’s 900 team members stretched across 11 facilities in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Canada and South Africa, Lineage acquires a technology-centric operation with services including intermodal transport, container handling, customs brokerage and freight forwarding.