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  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Ittmann, HW; King, D (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Imperial Logistics, 2008)
    The theme for 2007’s survey was logistics for regional growth and development and the leading role South Africa plays in the southern African region in terms of economic and logistics development. 2008’s theme is somewhat ...
  • Van Dyk, FE; Marais, Mario A; Naude, AH; Meyer, IA; Koen, Renée; Ralehoko, EN; Ramokgopa, L; Ittmann, HW; Pienaar, WJ; Havenga, JH; Hobbs, IE; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG (CSIR Centre for Logistics and Decision Support, 2005-02)
    This survey highlights that South Africa's core structural problems are far worse than expected: Logistics cost represents a considerable percentage of the GDP (14.7% or R180bn). We spend more on transport than generally ...
  • Ittmann, HW; King, DJ; Maspero, EL; Van Dyk, FE; Bean, W; Willemse, E; Botha, M; Kekana, E; Havenga, JH; Jacobs, CG; Pienaar, WJ; Van Eeden, J; De Jager, D; Hobbs, IE; Simpson, E (2008-06)
    While the third State of Logistics survey in 2006 focused on the implementation of logistics strategies in a developing economy, the theme for this year’s study is logistics for regional growth and development. South Africa ...
  • Joubert, JW; Ittmann, HW (Elsevier, 2005-07)
    Administrators and regulators often attempt to intervene in logistics and supply chain activities. This paper proposes a framework to assist administrators with the identification of appropriate stakeholders that should ...
  • Ittmann, HW (2005-08)
    The science of supply chain management in business has advanced so much in the last ten years, especially through the use of IT. How can knowledge be used to help in the humanitarian context, where no science of disaster ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Havenga, JH; Naude, AH; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG; Pienaar, WJ; Schoeman, C; King, D; Ralehoko, E; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; Hobbs, IE (2007)
    Logistics was identified by the South African government in the Accelerated and Shared-Growth Initiative of South Africa (ASGISA) as one of the six potential hurdles that may limit future growth in the country. Strategies ...
  • Ittmann, HW (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2011-09)
    The Constitution of South Africa requires that both national and local government elections be held every five years. These elections are not held simultaneously; currently, the local government elections are held two years ...
  • Botha, M; Ittmann, HW (Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    Logistics hubs are very well established internationally and many examples exist where these have been successfully built and implemented. This success have lead to the proliferation of such hubs and in South Africa there ...
  • Ittmann, HW (Cape Media, 2008-05)
    Urbanisation, coupled with sustained economic growth, implies that more and more goods and commodities need to be supplied to urban areas. This trend has been observed world-wide in the last number of years. Whereas ...
  • Maspero, EL; Van Dyk, FE; Ittmann, HW (Sabinet online, 2008-11)
    As a direct result of the 9-11 New York attack all modes of freight and passenger transportation were scrutinised for vulnerabilities. Over 90% of international trade takes place via sea transport for at least some part ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Van Dyk, FE; Meyer, IA; Janse Van Rensburg, SJ (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2007)
    Apart from work in the mining industry during the 1950s, the first real Operations Research (OR) group in South Africa was established at CSIR in the early 1960s. Those initially involved in this group played a significant ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Sarma Yadavalli, VS (Wiley, 2010-06)
    The history and current activities of the Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) is presented in this chapter
  • Greben, JM; Elphinstone, C; Holloway, Jennifer P; De Villiers, R; Ittmann, HW; Schmitz, Peter MU (Acad Science South Africa, 2005-03)
    During the last three elections in South Africa, the CSIR was involved in the prediction of the final outcome on the basis of early results. In this paper, we describe the methods used by the CSIR in these elections and ...
  • Ittmann, HW (Operations Research Society South Africa, 1996)
    South Africa has made historical changes during the past six years. With the change of Government in May 1994, the majority party of the Government of National Unity, the ANC, announced its master plan for the new South ...
  • Ittmann, HW (Operation Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2009-12)
    At the 25th anniversary of ORiON it is appropriate to look at the advances in OR during the last 25 years. This paper focuses on what has happened on the international front there is not a focus on OR developments in South ...
  • Maspero, EL; Ittmann, HW (2008-07)
    The paper begins by presenting the humanitarian sector at its widest through sketching the history and development of the field and the environment within which humanitarian logistics must take place. Next, the range of ...
  • Rust, FC; Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Ittmann, HW; Kistan, Kenny F (Southern Africa Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    The current status of South Africa's infrastructure is analysed with emphasis on transport infrastructure. The role of Science, Engineering and Technology as well as associated Research and Development in supporting the ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (CSIR Centre for Logistics, 2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Ittmann, HW; King, D; Havenga, J (SAPICS, 2009-07)
    The state of logistics survey makes it possible to analyse and show trends over the past five years. This relates to quantitative and qualitative logistics issues that were not possible when this survey started in 2004. ...