Barloworld Logistics, one of southern Africa’s leading logistics and supply chain management experts, released the results of its much anticipated tenth research survey – supplychainforesight 2013 – which provides invaluable insight into the degree of innovation, smart partnerships and sustainable advantages within South Africa’s companies and their supply chains. Announcing the date of the [...]
A new company making the Top 500 list in the 1920s or 30s, such as that today compiled by Standard & Poor, could have expected to remain on that list for an average of 65 years. By 1998, that longevity had collapsed to just 10 years. Barloworld Logistics, one of southern Africa’s leading logistics [...]
Anglo American Platinum Limited won the prestigious gold award with Barloworld Logistics at the 24th annual Logistics Achiever Awards. . The awards are the benchmark logistics and supply chain industry awards recognising excellence and outstanding performance in sustainable supply chain solutions. Gary Ditchfield, Operations Manager: Supply Chain, Anglo American Platinum, commented: “A key part [...]
Africa is rising and South Africans need to be more strategic, more savvy and more courageous about doing business in Africa – especially as BRIC and some developed nations are zoning in on African markets to take hold of the growth opportunities at hand. The Africa Opportunity 2012 seminar hosted by Barloworld Logistics in Johannesburg [...]
Africa is full of contradictions: Zimbabwe is often listed as South Africa’s Achilles heel in terms of business confidence – yet despite the socio-economic woes of Zimbabwe, Beitbridge remains Africa’s busiest border post when measured by cargo volume. Add to that, two of the world’s fastest growing economies are South Africa’s neighbours: according to the [...]
Barloworld Logistics has concluded a transaction which results in the merger of its Dedicated Transport Services division (DTS) with the Manline group, a diversified logistics provider that specialises in transport and other logistics solutions. The merged business, called Barloworld Transport Solutions, becomes a 50.1% held subsidiary of Barloworld Logistics. The transaction involved the disposal [...]
Barloworld Logistics, one of southern Africa’s leading supply chain and logistics companies, today announced its acquisition of Ecosse Tankers. CEO of Barloworld Logistics Steve Ford noted that the acquisition was in line with the company’s strategy to grow its services and expand expertise in the chemical, fuels and hazardous goods sectors. The agreement was effective [...]
The supplychainforesight research report into attitudes, issues and trends in South Africa’s supply chains has been conducted under the auspices of Barloworld Logistics since 2002, and is now well-established as the benchmark qualitative study of the national supply chain.
Barloworld Logistics, the smart supply chain management company in the Barloworld stable, has been awarded a Level 2 empowerment rating by the Empowerdex agency.
Pan Emirates, a regional Super brand in home furniture, accessories and decor retail has partnered with Barloworld Logistics to offer greater value to its customers across the Middle East region through the optimisation of their inbound and outbound distribution.