Transport management needs macroeconomic approach, urges logistics professor .

South Africa is a transport challenged country and, although transport-related issues should be a government priority, this is not the case and government has not yet mastered managing transport and logistics from a macroeconomic perspective, Stellenbosch University (SU) logistics professor Jan Havenga told delegates at a recent meeting of the Transport Forum, in Durban. Print Send to Friend 1 0 He added that a great deal could be gleaned from the Logistics Barometer launched by SU’s Logistics Department earlier this year. The barometer measures logistics costs as a percentage of a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and unpacks this to […]

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’n Doelbewuste strategie is gevolg om te verseker dat enige ekonomiese voordeel wat uit hierdie projek sou spruit, in die plaaslike ekonomie sou terugvloei. “Ons het sover as moontlik probeer om plaaslike diensverskaffers in die bouproses te gebruik, soos plaaslike argitekte, bourekenaars, boukontrakteurs en selfs subkontrakteurs.” Hy is vol lof vir die plaaslike kundigheid wat verseker het dat die projek binne begroting en betyds voltooi word. Die gebou, wat volgens die nuutste omgewingsvriendelike beginsels deur Roodt-argitekte ontwerp is, het heelwat energiebesparende kenmerke. “Ons maak sover as moontlik van natuurlike beligting gebruik, met groot, dubbelgeglasuurde vensters aan albei kante van die […]

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