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Barloworld joins corporate South Africa in curbing youth unemployment

1st November 2019 Barloworld Automotive & Logistics has heeded the call for youth employment in South Africa. As part of the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme, the mobility services and solutions provider has offered 70 young people employment opportunities at AVIS Budget Rent a Car, a Business Unit within... 

Warehousing the future – all tech and no people?

25th September 2019 With fully autonomous warehouses unlikely in South African in the medium term, how can supply chains still benefit from such technologies? Futurists have taken to predicting that in the next few years it is likely that warehousing will become a wholly automated function with supply chains. The... 

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

19th August 2019 Barloworld Automotive & Logistics’ Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is amongst the first six CIOs in South Africa to be certified by IITPSA. The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) awarded professional chief information officers (CIO) with a post-nominal designator “Pr.CIO”... 

Value is created when the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

15th August 2019 In the era of innovation and connectivity the idea of an economy built from autonomous industries attending to their own clients with their own suppliers is fast becoming outdated. More and more, savvy organisations understand that operating in isolation is no longer viable, and that by... 

Supply Chains cannot be shrunk into greatness

28th June 2019 No one will argue that South Africans are facing tough economic times. Our inland fuel price just exceeded the R16 per litre mark, inflation is hovering around 4.5%, and our economic growth forecast is a modest 1.7%. These factors, combined with continued uncertainty surrounding policy decisions... 

‘Black public’ offer for shares in Barloworld property spin-off oversubscribed

5th June 2019 Industrial group Barloworld reports that the public-offer component of its Khula Sizwe Property Holdings empowerment transaction was oversubscribed, with over 50 000 applications received and the R164-million funding target met. The offer, which was open to black investors only, closed on May 31.... 
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