South African businesses are forced to review their logistics cost planning in order to absorb the recent rapid rising of fuel costs.

South Africa’s road transport industry is likely to sustain growth in the short and longer term due to its important role in the South African economy.

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa of South Africa (NCPC-SA) recently made headway in greening the local automotive component industry.

While a global supply chain enables companies to leverage lower cost manufacturing, there are significant challenges imposed on logistics companies in terms of carbon emissions and finding cost-saving alternative solutions. 

25 DEGREES in Africa looks at re-inventing mobility by creating opportunities that aim at building more inclusive cities and more resilient communities.

General Motors has recently become the first automaker in the United States to sign a climate declaration.

25 DEGREES in Africa looks at the future of the luxury car market and initiatives that promote energy-efficiency.

Friday, 23 November 2012 08:19

Transnet awards locomotive tender

Transnet awards contract for supply of 95 electric locomotives as part of fleet renewal project.

Environmental consciousness has become critical in the design and operation of globally integrated supply-chain networks. This is especially true in the case of green transport, as companies race towards finding pioneering green transport initiatives that will help to preserve the environment and the ozone layer, which is likely to be depleted if decisive action is not taken against greenhouse gas emissions.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 13:35

Rising to the supply chain challenge

In order to streamline their business approach, South African businesses need to assess their current supply chain management systems. 25 Degrees in Africa investigates.

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