Tag: Supply Chain

Private sector must take control of failing state-owned entities to save South Africa’s supply chain, says The Road Freight Association

Private sector must take control of failing state-owned entities to save South Africa’s supply chain, says The Road Freight Association

The Road Freight Association (RFA), as the largest representative of road freight operators (companies) in South Africa, is involved in the Road Transport (02) and Security (07) Workstreams of the National Logistics Crisis Committee (NLCC). The RFA is involved in the discussions relating to the challenges facing logistics in general, […]

The 2023 Supply Chain Game Changers Awards recognises outstanding professionals and entrepreneurs dedicated to sustainable practices in procurement, transport and logistics

The 2023 Supply Chain Game Changers Awards recognises outstanding professionals and entrepreneurs dedicated to sustainable practices in procurement, transport and logistics

The winners of the highly anticipated African Women in Supply Chain Association (AWISCA) Supply Chain Game Changer Awards were revealed at a prestigious ceremony held on 17 November 2023. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the incredible achievements and ground-breaking contributions of companies and individuals who have revolutionised the supply […]

Dealing with disruption: Rhenus South Africa shares best practices for maintaining smooth supply chains

Dealing with disruption: Rhenus South Africa shares best practices for maintaining smooth supply chains

Disruption has become the norm in today’s global supply chains with various challenges impacting the efficiency and reliability of logistical operations. South African organisations must embrace a proactive mindset and develop robust strategies to deal effectively with disruption in this ever-evolving landscape. The logistics industry is no stranger to disruptive […]

Supply chain development recognised

Supply chain development recognised

On Sunday, a number of change-makers were recognised in the Pan African Supply Chain Awards. The event brings attention to the highest professional character and excellence in procurement and supply chain development. The importance of recognising these individuals cannot be underestimated because of the far-reaching impact they can have on […]

VWSA gains momentum with transformation in supply chain

VWSA gains momentum with transformation in supply chain

Through the ongoing support of Volkswagen’s B-BBEE Initiatives Trust, a former employee of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was able to realise his dream of becoming a business owner – and a supplier to his former employer. Morgan Waterboer, co-owner and managing director of MCR Plastics, has received support from […]

Celebrating women breaking down barriers in male-dominated industries

Celebrating women breaking down barriers in male-dominated industries

Women empowerment should continue beyond women’s month AWISCA and partners launch the Top 100 Women In Africa Supply Chain Johannesburg, South Africa – September 01, 2021: The work to empower and celebrate women in Africa continues beyond the month of August.  In South Africa, August is Women’s Month – and […]

Disruption and resiliency the new norm for supply chains

Disruption and resiliency the new norm for supply chains

Humanitarian crises will always have significant implications for businesses. Covid-19 has put pressure on economic growth, causing a massive slowdown in world trade and disruptions across global supply chains. What is more, companies that built markets on the back of an integrated global trade network have felt the vulnerabilities that […]

MiX Telematics applaud the efforts of the supply chain and trucking industry during the lockdown

MiX Telematics applaud the efforts of the supply chain and trucking industry during the lockdown

– MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT) a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), released statistics that indicate that the lockdown has had a positive effect on vehicle crime and road-related incidents mainly due to the 74% decline in vehicle usage and […]