Logistics is increasingly becoming a strategic source of competitive advantage with the increase in the global outsourcing of production, shortening of product life cycles and intensification of global competition.
Oil revenues are surging, the rate of development is staggering and the potential for returns is very appealing. But there are concerns about capacity and the role the region will play in the world economy. Ian Cundell reports
South Africa real estate tops the IPD performance index and the economic outlook is good but a shortage of prime real estate, building materials and a severe brain drain are clouding the horizon, as Lynn Strongin Dodds reports