Barloworld Automotive & Logistics deploys first black female Franchise Executive, Ford & Mazda
The Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) recently appealed to the South African retail motor industry to accelerate gender equality in the sector, citing that the industry has been male-dominated for over 100 years.
South Africa falls amongst the five countries that handle 60% of Africa’s intercontinental air cargo. In 2018, South Africa alone exported goods valued over R14 billion via air freight. With this influx of goods being exported through air, it is indeed vital to understand the intricacies of this mode of transport and how it can propel businesses to new heights.
It is widely understood that a company’s success and customer satisfaction relies heavily on an effective supply chain. As the industry continues to evolve with technology, and consumers seeking sustainable solutions, it is important to harness young people’s minds and inventiveness to meet the needs that come with the demanding industry. Barloworld Logistics is committed to empowering young people and affording them opportunities through well-established graduate programmes, learnerships, and development programmes.
The role of supply chains is rapidly changing, driven by a global business movement towards digitisation. Most companies regardless of size are seeking to transform their supply chain functions, with varying degrees of success, as they struggle to keep astride with an onslaught of digital trends that are disrupting traditional supply chain management.