Logistics costs

State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa

  • Contributors of the national logistics costs and freight flow research for the 10th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa (2014). J.H. Havenga, Z.P Simpson, N.M. Viljoen.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa and National land freight transport activity. (2013) 9th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga and Z.P Simpson.
  • Developing the SADC port community. (2013) 9th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. N.M. Viljoen.
  • Inland connectivity in SADC. (2013) 9th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. N.M. Viljoen, G. De Jonge, M. Sambandan, C. Laubscher.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa and Logistics costs – lower relative costs, higher risk. (2012) 8th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga and Z.P Simpson.
  • Maritime connectivity of South African ports. (2012) 8th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. N.M. Viljoen and J.J. Bartholdi III
  • An integrated approach to skills development. (2012) 8th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. N.M. Viljoen and J. Fraser.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa and Logistics Costs – Volatility, Agility and Future Shock. (2011) 7th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden, Z.P Simpson, Fourie, Hobbs and Braun.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa and Sustainable Improvements or continued exposure to risk. (2010) 6th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden, Z.P Simpson.
  • Developing a South African paradigm of Humanitarian Logistics. (2010) 6th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. N.M. Viljoen.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa, Land freight transport and costs and Skills in logistics - uncertain future. (2009) 5th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga, de Jager., J. van Eeden., Jacobs., Braun and Z.P. Simpson.
  • Modelling approach – The Logistics Cost Model, Logistics Costs and Land freight transport costs. (2008) 4th State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga, de Jager, Jacobs, W. Pienaar., Z.P. Simpson and J. van Eeden.
  • Macro freight logistics’ legacy to the second economy. (2007) 3rd State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga.
  • The case for development logistics and Macro-economic perspective of land freight transport. (2006) 2nd State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga and W. Pienaar.
  • Why measure? and Land freight transport. (2005) 1st State of Logistics™ Survey for South Africa. J.H. Havenga

Academic papers and conference proceedings

  • Macro-logistics and externality cost trends in South Africa – underscoring the sustainability imperative. (2015) The International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications. J.H. Havenga.
  • Reducing National Freight logistics costs risk in a high-oil-price environment: A South African case study. (2014) The International Journal of Logistics Management. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson.
  • South Africa’s rising logistics cost: An uncertain future. (2014) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., A. de Bod and N. Viljoen.
  • The importance of disaggregated freight flow forecasts to inform transport infrastructure investments. (2013) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, J.H. Havenga.
  • Calculation of freight externality costs for South Africa. (2012) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, S. Swarts, D. King, Z.P. Simpson, E.J. Lanz, L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • A case for measuring logistics costs on a national level: A South African application. (2011) Corporate Ownership & Control. J.H. Havenga, W. Pienaar., Z.P. Simpson.
  • Logistics costs in South Africa – the case for macro-economic measurement. (2010) South African Journal of Economics. J.H. Havenga.

Conference papers and presentations

  • The Impact of the Fuel Price as Exogenous Cost Driver in South African Logistics Costs – Evidence that Demands Action. (2014, Huddersfield University, United Kingdom) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., N. Viljoen and A. de Bod.
  • Logistics costs in South Africa. Current results and global trends to inform future measurement. (June 2013, University of Göteborg) 25th Nordic Logistics Research Network Conference. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson and A. de Bod.
  • Towards a full determination of freight transport externality costs – The case for South Africa. (July 2012, Cape Town) International Symposium on Logistics. J.H. Havenga, S. Swarts., Z.P. Simpson and L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • National level logistics cost measurement for South Africa – identification of risk factors. (July 2012, Cape Town) International Symposium on Logistics. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson.
  • Calculation of freight externality costs for South Africa – a working paper. (September 2012, University of Cranfield) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., D. King and L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • Freight logistics cost in South Africa – lower relative costs, higher risk. (2012, Antwerp, Belgium) Key Developments in the Port and Maritime Sector Conference. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson and A. de Bod.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa - quantifying total national costs. (May 2011, Porteroz, Slovenia) 14th International Conference on Transport Science, Maritime, Transport and Logistics Science. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson and P. Fourie.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa: Infrastructure and the environment – reversing the decline. (July 2010, Lisbon) 12th World Conference on Transport Research. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden and Z.P. Simpson.
  • Rail economic regulation and the vertical separation / open access discussion in South Africa. (July 2010, Lisbon) 12th World Conference on Transport Research. J.H. Havenga.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa – sustainable improvements or continued exposure to risk. (August 2010, CSIR, Pretoria) 29th Annual South African Transport Conference. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden and Z.P. Simpson.
  • Logistics Costs in South Africa – from business risk to environmental concern. (September 2010, Leeds, England) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden and Z.P. Simpson.
  • Preparing for rail liberalisation in South Africa – regulation for sustainability. (September 2010, Leeds, England) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa – A Five year review .(July 2009, SunCity, South Africa) SAPICS. J.H. Havenga, H. Ittmann and D. King.
  • The state of logistics in South Africa – exposure to external risk. (September 2009, University of Cardiff Business School, Cardiff, England) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga.
  • A logistics skills audit for South Africa – guiding training and development curricula. (September 2009, University of Cardiff Business School, Cardiff, England) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga.
  • The State of Logistics in South Africa: Current realities and future risks. (September 2009, Stellenbosch) Operations Research Society of South Africa’s annual conference. J.H. Havenga.
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