Archive for the ‘Transport & Logistics’ category

Five must-know African consumer trends to run with in 2014

Africa – and more importantly, African consumers – will be firmly on the global stage in 2014.

Moving goods in Africa – what you need to know

Tielman Nieuwoudt offers advice on supply chain management in Africa.

Is it possible to define the African leader?

African leaders are no different from leaders in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Four questions companies should ask when importing/exporting in Africa

Transporting goods across African borders requires a good knowledge of the requirements and procedures.

Learning about Ghana’s business environment with DHL

“We are going to have an interesting day,” says George Okai as we drive out of the parking area of the DHL Express head office in Ghana’s capital Accra.

How 3D printing will transform business

3D printing has the ability to change business and behaviour around the world.

There is a first mover advantage in francophone Africa, says expert

French-speaking African countries offer just as much investment potential as their English-speaking counterparts.

Private sector eyeing opportunities in Africa’s healthcare industry

The healthcare sector offers opportunities for investment across Africa.

Fastjet CEO Ed Winter shares his plans for low-cost air travel in Africa

Fastjet is determined to lower the cost of flying in Africa.

Business lessons from an ‘honest’ car salesman

How we made it in Africa talks to the founder of Kenya’s Sean Garstin Motors.

Q&A: Unpacking Somaliland’s business potential

The Somaliland Development Corporation looks to bridge international investors and local community interests in Somaliland.

Africa’s urbanisation: making sense of the numbers

“In Africa, population estimates don’t always tell the full story,” writes Tielman Nieuwoudt, principal at The Supply Chain Lab.

Diversifying trade could help Africa industrialise, says UN

Diversifying exports and increasing intra-Africa trade could help with the continent’s industrialisation.

Is the private sector to blame for cargo sitting for so long in African ports?

Cargo delays have often been blamed on governments. However, the private sector might hold some responsibility.

The reality of regional integration on the African continent

“The reality is that regional integration is not a choice or a probability: it is a must,” writes John Oliphant.