Online HR: Manage your business, your way

Leverage the experience of trained HR and legal experts to manage workplace regulations and legalities without the hassle Is your organisation and workforce COVID-19 ready? Does your human resources team know the ins and outs of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)? Have you developed a consistent retrenchment package that adheres to recent regulatory […]

Warehouse Management Short Course – globally endorsed, locally recognised

Warehouses are like the heart of the business. Knowing how to manage one efficiently should always be at the forefront of any business management plans as a warehouse holds our most important asset – our inventory! Endorsed by the global professional body the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, this BIZZCO course is 100% online, […]


In years gone by, manufacturing processes consisted of a line of workers being solely responsible for all the material-handling functions. Whether it was assembly, picking or packaging, it was largely a manual, laborious process. The detrimental effects to the workers’ health have been well documented in the history books, as many employees were subjected to […]

Retail Engage announced as finalist in the 2020 DMA Assegai Awards

Retail Engage has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 DMA Assegai Awards in two categories – Integrated Direct Marketing Campaigns and CRM Programmes. In 2013 Retail Engage launched its consumer brand, bonsella which has grown into the largest shopper rewards and loyalty programme in the independent main market in South Africa. It consists […]

Bidvest International Logistics launches road-freight-management portal

New digital road-freight platform capitalises on company’s strengths, meets demand and addresses vulnerabilities Bidvest International Logistics (BIL), one of South Africa’s largest logistics businesses, has launched a new road-freight portal that will allow clients to manage deliveries seamlessly from start to end. “It takes away the pain of having to procure transport service providers and […]

Coronavirus: complacency is South Africa’s biggest challenge

The second wave of Coronavirus will arrive soon if South Africans become complacent and no longer take precautions. This was the warning from Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, who notes that as of the middle of October 2020, the number of new infections that have been remaining steady at around 10 000 a week, are starting […]

SAPPMA hosts 16th annual general meeting

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) hosted its 16th Annual General Meeting on the 7th of October 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event was held virtually. Welcoming the members who were in attendance, SAPPMA Chief Executive Officer Jan Venter said: “We ended the 2019/2020 financial year in the midst […]

Informal economy has the power to transform Africa

If your response to vendors plying their trade on South African streets is one of pity and despair, you need a lesson on the power of Africa’s informal economy, according to author, entrepreneur and informal business guru GG Alcock. Alcock says that the informal business sector is the next great frontier of Africa and it […]