Oct 31, 2019

Barloworld joins corporate SA in curbing youth unemployment

As part of the Youth Employment Service (YES) programme, Barloworld has offered 70 young people employment opportunities at its business unit, Avis Budget Rent a Car.

Enabling a sustainable future: delivering on Africa's renewable energy agenda
Delivering on Africa's renewable energy agenda means unlocking the power of nature with smart trucking solutions.
Sep 5, 2019
Aug 19, 2019

Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is one of the first South African CIOs to receive Professional CIO (Pr.CIOTM) designation

Barloworld Automotive & Logistics' Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is among the first six CIOs in SA to be certified by the IITPSA.

Enabling a sustainable future - delivering on Africa's renewable energy agenda
The need to seek out alternative energy solutions is an imperative for the continent, says Barloworld Logistics.
Aug 2, 2019
Jul 4, 2019

Collaborative warehousing: driving market share in an evolving economy

The frictionless buying process of the modern world has directly impacted the distribution and warehousing models that support the retail value chain, says Barloworld Logistics.

Jun 5, 2019

Keeping it fresh between farm and fork

An uninterrupted temperature control regime is vital to food preservation and the quality the end-consumer receives, says Barloworld Logistics.

May 14, 2019

Supply chains cannot be shrunk into greatness

Outsourcing can unlock value in tough economic times, says Barloworld Logistics.

Mar 20, 2019

Collaboration is key to creating more value and market share

Businesses that partner with competitors across and within industries stand to increase their market share and remain relevant, says Barloworld Logistics.

Mar 7, 2019

Barloworld announces new group structure

In a bid to strengthen its core capabilities, Barloworld Group will merge its automotive and logistics divisions.

Feb 21, 2019

Warehousing the future: all tech and no people?

The future belongs to those with insight to select and implement growth-enabling solutions that best fit their business needs, says Barloworld Logistics.

Aug 30, 2018

The rands and cents of sustainability

A primary challenge cited by respondents when attempting to entrench environmental practices is one of limited resources, states Barloworld Logistics' supplychainforesight.

Aug 8, 2018

Sustainability beyond the 'factory door'

Barloworld Logistics enables sustainable business practices through smart supply chains.

Jul 27, 2018

supplychainforesight goes green

Barloworld Logistics presents local businesses opinions on sustainable supply chains.

Jun 6, 2018

Shaping future supply chains with business-fit approach

The traditional supply chain management structures are being replaced with proactive new models, says Barloworld Logistics.

Apr 18, 2018

Pit to port and back again - a massive task

Smart mining houses are adopting a more holistic approach to supply chain management, says Blake Ferguson, COO of Barloworld Transport.

Feb 20, 2018

Warehousing the future - all tech and no people?

The future belongs to those with insight to select solutions that fit their unique needs - regardless of whether these are human or robotic, says Barloworld Logistics.

Feb 2, 2018

Technology is a means to an end, not an end in itself

The latest Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight reviewed local perspectives regarding the adoption of key technology trends in supply chain.

Jul 24, 2017

Zero Waste to landfill

Leaders around the world are recognising that geopolitical stability and economic growth are intrinsically linked to sound environmental practices, says SmartMatta.

Jul 17, 2017

How blockchain technology can transform global supply chains, logistics

Barloworld Logistics is?actively exploring and identifying the key technology trends that are shaping global supply chains.

How 3D printing is transforming global supply chains
Barloworld Logistics identified key technology tools shaping the world's supply chains, including 3D printing and `factory-in-a-box' style production.
Jun 27, 2017
Jun 14, 2017

Maintaining product integrity with smart temperature controlled solutions

It is critical, within the sphere of supply chain management of perishable food products, to ensure specialised temperature controlled solutions are in place, says Barloworld Logistics.

May 31, 2017

Harnessing digital innovation to enable smart supply chains

The digital era is forcing business leaders to adapt and embrace more agile ways of operating, says Kate Stubbs, Managing Executive: Business Development and Marketing, Barloworld Logistics.

May 16, 2017

Preparing for a future underpinned by smart technology

Almost every industry is being forced to rethink traditional strategies and operational approaches, says Kate Stubbs, Managing Executive: Business Development and Marketing at Barloworld Logistics.

Mar 2, 2017

Why SA's youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertise

Companies need to adopt the `fluid' mindset to encourage the development of specialised?skills and to develop expertise in niche areas, says Barloworld Logistics.

Paving the road ahead for young entrepreneurs
There is an opportunity to set up incubators that specifically teach the skills needed to run one's own business, says Barloworld Logistics.
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 8, 2017

Barriers to youth employment: pursuing a career vs finding a job

Recent research by Barloworld Logistics unveils key insights around how young people view work - which naturally impacts the way in which they pursue employment.

Feb 1, 2017

What's bothering SA's youth?

Barloworld Logistics conducted a Youth Pulse survey to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and concerns facing undergraduate and graduate students.

Oct 6, 2016

Why a resilient supply chain will future-proof the organisation

Supply chain resiliency implies a quick recovery from disruption and a high tolerance of change, says?Barloworld Logistics.?

Sep 20, 2016

Women in logistics

Research has shown that improving the proportion of women leads to higher financial returns for logistics companies, says Shirley Duma, Director: Human Resources, Barloworld Logistics.

Sep 6, 2016

Optimising the supply chain to achieve sustainable business growth

There is increasing recognition among business leaders of the role of the supply chain in tackling key sustainability challenges, says Barloworld Logistics.

Aug 23, 2016

Harnessing change: why future success belongs to the first movers...

The results of the Barloworld Logistics 13th annual supplychainforesight survey have revealed there is a stubbornly optimistic streak among local business leaders.

Jul 26, 2016

Complex marketplace demands 'smart strategy'

Companies that fail to specialise, and identify opportunities to offer real value will undoubtedly be left behind, says Barloworld Logistics.

Why the supply chain has moved onto the C-suite agenda
An under-performing supply chain has a major impact on overall business performance, according to the Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight 2016 report.?
Jul 11, 2016
Jun 22, 2016

Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?

Savvy businesses understand the importance of looking to external partners to fulfil those roles where specialisation is not needed, says?Barloworld Logistics.

Navigating smart: drive tomorrow's change today
Barloworld Logistics' in-depth study explores how companies have fared in terms of change and adaptation, and analyses key learnings garnered along the way.
Jun 7, 2016
May 24, 2016

Forget cost management - think 'value management'

Businesses must take a more scientific and data-driven approach to managing costs, says Barloworld Logistics.

May 12, 2016

Peering into the future of global waste and resource management

By 2025, 1.8 billion more middle class consumers will be adding to the existing mounds of waste, says Marilize Worst, MD of SmartMatta.

Cashing in on circular economy - why it's a business imperative
Business leaders must apply circular design thinking in order to leverage and benefit from waste, a previously undermined resource.
Apr 14, 2016
Mar 1, 2016

Barloworld Logistics expands into multi-temperature foods sector

It has acquired 100% of KLL Distributors and a controlling share in Aspen Logistic Services.

Tackling the supply chain disconnect - executive, marketing & communications, Barloworld Logistics
The 12th Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight report identified a looming supply chain disconnect among local businesses.
Nov 24, 2015
Why leaders need to plan for industry disruption
Barloworld Logistics'?supplychainforesight report?showed most local organisations are poorly equipped to anticipate major market shifts.
Nov 11, 2015
Barloworld Logistics aligns with global supply chain planning partner
In a deal aligned to both companies' strategic objectives, Barloworld Logistics sold its UK and USA-based Supply Chain Software division to LLamasoft.?
Nov 4, 2015
Megatrends set to impact your business
The 12th Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight report reveals trends that business leaders need to recognise and plan for.
Oct 20, 2015
Oct 15, 2015

Innovation in action - Barloworld in 3D at Enactus

The company will showcase custom-built application made for the Google Cardboard 3D headset.

Sep 23, 2015

Barloworld Logistics acquires SmartMatta, an environmental solutions leader

SmartMatta, previously known as re-, an environmental solutions company, assists companies in reducing waste sent to landfill.

Four ways to prepare your teams/employees for the era of change
Today's fast-changing business environment requires specific strategies and tactics to respond effectively, says Kate Stubbs, Executive Marketing & Communications,?Barloworld Logistics.
Aug 19, 2015
BWLOG SCF - employee engagement
The survey revealed only 27% of respondents believe their management and staff are completely aligned with the company's vision.
Jul 3, 2015
Managing change for long-term success
Identifying and anticipating change is a specific skill that needs to be present within leadership teams, says?Barloworld Logistics.
Jun 19, 2015
Megatrends: threats or opportunities?
The 12th Barloworld Logistics supplychainforesight report identified the key megatrends impacting (or predicted to impact) industry stakeholders.
Jun 5, 2015
Report highlights need for visionary leadership, change management skills
The supplychainforesight report is based on independent research conducted by Frost & Sullivan on behalf of Barloworld Logistics.
Mar 20, 2015
Barloworld Logistics, LBH Africa partner to deliver excellence in bulk
The companies will offer dry bulk commodity supply chain solutions to clients into and out of southern Africa.
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 13, 2015

Barloworld Cranes to offer specialised transport, lifting solutions

The new division will enable member companies, including Manline, to enhance their transport and lifting services.

Finding smart solutions to sustainability challenge
The supply chain and logistics industry is ideally positioned to make a powerful impact on its environmental footprint and also that of its clients, says Barloworld Logistics.
Dec 2, 2014
Survey shows companies are grappling with lack of alignment
Companies are battling to achieve their business and supply chain objectives, according to Barloworld Logistics' 2014 supplychainforesight survey.
May 20, 2014
Survey examines customer centricity in businesses, supply chains
Barloworld Logistics has released its annual supplychainforesight survey,?examining perceptions regarding customer centricity.
Mar 12, 2014
Digital boom driving need for radical changes in the supply chain
Supply chain managers must deliver large volumes of low value items to customers within shorter time-frames, says Barloworld Logistics.
Mar 3, 2014
The impact of globalisation on the supply chain
Companies must drive innovation to differentiate themselves and remain competitive, says Barloworld Logistics.
Oct 9, 2013