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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Saying You Don’t Have Time to Start a Business. Make Time With These 6 Tips.

Think of how many amazing business ideas are left on the shelf to collect dust because they are not pursued. Dreams are left to die because their creators assumed that he or she didn’t have the time to start a business. What a horrible excuse. If you have an idea for a business, go for it. Why? Because if you don’t, you are going to regret it and you might be passing on a truly amazing experience. “I’ll start it next year.” What if there isn’t a next year? “I’m not sure if now is the time.” If you don’t […]

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