One of the key challenges when choosing a logistics partner is to know which company will perform best in times of crisis, something that can only really be tested when the pressure is on. Because logistics is so susceptible to outside influences such as adverse weather conditions, advanced planning between both parties is essential. Questions […]
MMCS handles material management with its advanced IT and skilled staff, to effectively deliver cost efficient solutions for businesses. When we talk about materials management, it’s the portion of supply chain management that starts once the demand forecast is complete. Materials management encompasses procurement, transportation, and inventory management of the actual products from manufacturer to […]
GROWING A BUSINESS SURVIVAL Recession-Proofing Your business In A Challenging Economic Climate By Karl Kumbier SHARE Six tips for entrepreneurs to thrive. business-recession Let’s face it: Times are tough for South Africans right now. The rand is volatile, prices are rising and globally there is a great deal of uncertainty. With this environment of uncertainty […]
Downgrade Threat Drives South African Companies From Bond Market By Xola Potelwa – 31 May 2016, 9:07:21 AM As South Africa braces for a credit-rating downgrade, the nation’s companies are finding the bond market an unfriendly place. Corporate bond sales in the second quarter have slumped 15 percent from a year earlier to 20.8 billion […]
Africa has to come to terms with and accept the “new normal” of lower commodity prices and start diversifying economies in order to face this challenge, according to Jacqueline Chimhanzi, senior strategist at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). “Why did we expect China to continue to grow and grow? It had to slow down at […]
Building a business is not a sprint, but a marathon, with hills, headwinds, heat and dust. Those entrepreneurs who succeed are not necessarily the fastest or the strongest, but those who are able to endure the ups and downs.
Durban cops seek man after body found shot dead in his hotel room TMG Digital | 09 December, 2015 15:15 A gun and bullets. Image by: Thinkstock Images. A 43-year-old man is being sought by Durban police after a male acquaintance was discovered dead in his hotel room. During initial investigations it was believed that […]