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  • 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. ...
  • Ittmann, HW; King, D (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    Logistics and supply chain management play a big role in any economy and are a critical contributor to the competitiveness of a country. The demand for products can only be satisfied through the proper and cost-effective ...
  • Van Dyk, E; Ittmann, HW; Marais, Mario A; Meyer, I (2006-06)
    This article provides a brief overview of the current State of Logistics and government’s response in terms of the National Freight Logistics Strategy. It reviews focus areas in international and local logistics research ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Schoeman, C; King, DJ; Naude, AH; Ralehoko, EN; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG; Pienaar, WJ; Havenga, JH; de Waal, S; Hobbs, IE; Van Eeden, J (CSIR, 2007-07)
    In this study, the focus is on the challenges of implementing logistics strategies in the macro-economic, industry and small business development contexts. The data contained in this survey represents the 2005 reporting ...
  • Ittmann, HW (PRETORIA NEWS, 2008-10-09)
    October marls National Transport month, giving rise to opportunities to focus on and draw attention to a variety of aspects associated with transport. Everyone in the country is affected by transport in one way or another, ...
  • Stewart, TJ; Ittmann, HW (Palgrave Macmillan, 1979)
    A study of the economic distribution of maize throughout South Africa is reported. Although the problem of minimizing total transportation costs in such a situation is a classical one, and its solution is well known, there ...