When is right? Common sense indicates that when the currency is stronger, it becomes cheaper to import. But, if we consider that the trade market changes constantly and that there are a number of factors that affect the sector – beyond currency fluctuations, is there really a right time to import?
Cloud Technology is a critical enabler of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Particularly when data intensive processes are involved, ‘platform as a service’ allows for innovative new ways for traditional problems to be solved, bringing agility, speed and scalability.
Like all sectors, commercial vehicle rental experiences a surge in business in periods of economic upswing. However, the almost direct correlation between van rentals and economic growth imply that movement is not just a gauge of the health of an economy, it is an economic driver in its own right.
The prolonged uncertainty created by the introduction of Mining Charter III and the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B 15D – 2013], has left SA’s mining industry in limbo. An industry that can ill afford any more financial setbacks.
How can we work towards a common, mutually beneficial future in an extremely diverse world fragmented by difference? Multinational companies are well acquainted with this problem, as they confront it daily through the communication conundrums between their regional offices.
Kevin Pillay | Vice President for Mobility | Siemens Africa | Kevin.Pillay@Siemens.com | https://www.siemens.com/za/en/home.html | Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa...