Driving SME growth through innovation

Small and medium businesses constantly face a wide range of challenges – some are no more than niggles that with a bit of effort and focus, can be overcome. But others are not, and these are the challenges that will often determine the trajectory of the business. Will it thrive? Will it limp along with […]

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Is political confidence a determinant of consumer spending?

When one trawls through social media, there is a definite increase in society’s interest in the politics of the country. Our recent elections and new cabinet announcement made it seem like a Sunday evening watching Our Perfect Wedding via Twitter (those who know, know!). The excitement on the day of voting was palpable and the […]

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Is political confidence a determinant of consumer spending?

When one trawls through social media, there is a definite increase in society’s interest in the politics of the country. Our recent elections and new cabinet announcement made it seem like a Sunday evening watching Our Perfect Wedding via Twitter (those who know, know!). The excitement on the day of voting was palpable and the […]

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Allianz Africa COO appointed President of the AIO

Allianz Africa announced the appointment of Allianz Africa Chief Operations Officer (COO), Delphine Traoré, as President of the African Insurance Organization (AIO) effective June 12, 2019. Delphine served as Vice President of the organization from 2018 and takes over from Managing Director of Ghana Union Assurance, Arethu Duku. The announcement was made at the AIO’s 46th conference […]

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PSA & CrimsonLogic announce new platform for shippers and 3PLs

Singapore port operator PSA and logistics software developer CrimsonLogic used TOC Asia to announce the release of a new trade platform for shippers and their 3PLs. It will enable them to manage and monitor the physical, regulatory and financial flow of goods passing through PSA’s network of terminals. In its quest to get deeper into the supply chain, PSA spent […]

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Manufacturing Indaba launches IoT / Industry 4.0 Conference

On 21 June 2018, to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, the Manufacturing Indaba will host a one-day conference that will focus exclusively on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0, otherwise known as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. The event will reveal how these revolutionary technologies impact manufacturers, providing attendees with […]

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INTTRA Adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its Carrier Network

INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines (SPIL), its first carrier in Indonesia. The addition of SPIL represents a trend by regional carriers who are joining INTTRA […]

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VOLVO DRIVES PROSPERITY THROUGH SKILLS AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Volvo Group Southern Africa welcomed the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, to its Volvo Trucks assembly plant in Durban. Also in attendance was Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Higher Education, Ms Naledi Pandor, as well as the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Gratitude Magwanishe. During his address, […]

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ABENGOA, IDC AND PIC INAUGURATE THIRD SOLAR THERMAL PLANT IN SA

Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, and its partners, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and the Community Trust, recently officially inaugurated XiNa Solar One, the third solar thermal plant in South Africa developed by Abengoa. The plant, which […]

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