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Former World Cup Host Turns Techie

Former World Cup Host Turns Techie

Transnet continues to grow, while creating numerous job opportunities for unemployed South Africans, developing talent, and supporting education.
The Blind Side Of Pharmaceutical Companies: Millions Of Dollars Trapped In Export Logistics

The Blind Side Of Pharmaceutical Companies: Millions Of Dollars Trapped In Export Logistics

Pharma has been a high value goods business in the last century. Most of the exports were by air. As pharmaceutical margins have decreased and low cost generic volume has increased, some companies have shifted their mode of exports...
Sustainability And Supply Chain

Top 20 Sustainability And Supply Chain Blogs

The Harvard Business Review article, "The Sustainable Supply Chain", featured an interview with Peter Senge, the founder of the Society for Organizational Learning, a faculty member at MIT Sloan School of Management, and the author of "The Fifth Discipline...
mobile consumer

Optimizing Business Planning For The Modern Consumer [INFOGRAPHIC]

In today's world, being a consumer has unlimited advantages. At any time, I can search, shop and purchase products on my smartphone or tablet. If I have any questions or concerns about the product, I can easily do a...
man using mobile device as part of his mobile strategy during lunch

Service-Centric Fulfillment In The Age Of Empowered Consumers [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a consumer today, I seldom feel like I lack choice. For most of the things I want, I have abundant options. If I have a tough time deciding – I can go online, read some reviews, and make...
How The Sochi Olympics Skate Around Logistics Hurdles

How The Sochi Olympics Skate Around Logistics Hurdles

As the world turns its attention to Sochi, Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, it’s abundantly clear this Olympic flame has boldly gone where no Olympic flame has gone before it. The Olympic flame began its journey to...
Stop Wishing And Start Optimizing Supply Chain Performance

Stop Wishing And Start Optimizing Supply Chain Performance

In manufacturing supply chains, inherent mismatches in speed, or cadence, can seriously impact agility and performance. While the pace of modern commerce offers businesses little hope, if any, for balancing those mismatches, there is significant opportunity for improving performance....