Pallets play a vital role in the movement and storage of goods and, today, sustainability considerations are a major factor in determining the material used in the manufacture of pallets.
The African continent has strong long-term growth prospects propelled by both external trends in the global economy and internal changes in the continent’s societies and economies.
Hino SA has made an excellent start to 2013 with sales in the first quarter up 20,5% over the same period last year, when, admittedly, there were stock shortages of the new 300-Series as production was ramped up at the factory in Prospecton.
Theory of Constraints Southern Africa is pleased to announce the following upcoming courses and conferences.
Toyota Forklift was recently awarded the Massbuild tender to supply material handling equipment for use in their newly constructed regional distribution centre in Midrand.
The refrigerated warehousing sector is always looking for ways to improve and optimise industrial cold storage units operating at temperatures below 0° C.
In an effort to fast track the professional skills development of current and future senior executives in various aspects of supply chain management, the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership, ( SBL) one of Africa’s largest and most respected leadership development schools has appointed Douglas Boateng as its first ever Professor Extraordinarius for Supply Chain and Value Chain Management.
At this year’s AGM SAPICS members elected two seasoned supply chain professionals onto its Board for a three year term. Martin Bailey and Mike Johnston fill the two vacancies left by the retirement of Ken Titmuss and resignation of Colin Seftel.
Emirates SkyCargo is the first carrier to implement Electronic-Air Waybill (e-AWB) shipments under the industry’s recently ratified multilateral e-AWB standard.
Jacques Steenkamp has been appointed Branch Manager in Namibia for the supply chain logistics company, Savino Del Bene. He brings 20 years’ experience in the field having started out as an entry clerk handling fuel excise and imports into Walvis Bay for petroleum companies before managing bulk and break bulk vessels in and out of the port.