Strategic assessments

Academic papers and conference proceedings

  • South Africa’s freight rail reform: a demand-driven perspective. (2014) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson and A. de Bod.
  • 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.
  • Macro Logistics Trends: Indications for a more sustainable economy. (2013) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, A de Bod, Z.P. Simpson.
  • Rail benchmarking – new paradigms: A South African position. (2013) Corporate Ownership & Control. J.H. Havenga, A de Bod, Z.P. Simpson and W. Pienaar.
  • Improvement opportunities through streamlining cross-border operations. (2013) Risk Governance & Control: Financial markets & institutions. J.H. Havenga, J. van Eeden and W. Pienaar.
  • The importance of disaggregated freight flow forecasts to inform transport infrastructure investments. (2013) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, J.H. Havenga.
  • Rail renaissance based on strategic market segmentation principles. (2012) Southern African Business Review. J.H. Havenga.
  • Economies of density in rail freight transport: potential for utilisation in Southern Africa. (2012) Risk governance and control: financial markets and institutions. J.H. Havenga, W. Pienaar and A. de Bod.
  • Container terminal spatial planning – a 2041 paradigm for the Western Cape Province in South Africa. (2012) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, D. King, Z.P. Simpson, L. Goedhals-Gerber and A. de Bod.
  • Trade facilitation through logistics performance: The enabling role of national government. (2011) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga.
  • Sustainable freight transport in South Africa: Domestic intermodal solutions. (2011) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga, P. Fourie, Z.P. Simpson and A. De Bod.
  • Potential Impact of Traffic Densification on Rail Freight Transport Cost In Sub-Saharan Africa. (2011) Corporate Ownership & Control. J.H. Havenga, W. Pienaar., A. de Bod.
  • Framework for Rail Freight Transport Revival in South Africa. (2011) Corporate Ownership & Control. J.H. Havenga, W. Pienaar.
  • Disaster Management and Humanitarian Logistics – A South Africa Perspective. (2011) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. W.L. Bean, N.M. Viljoen, H.W. Ittmann, E. Kekana.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa’s rail freight transport system: Potential impact of densification on costs. (2010) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga and A. de Bod.
  • Identification of Key Target Market for Intermodal Freight Solutions in South Africa. (2010) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga and J. van Eeden.
  • Revitalisation of branch lines in South Africa: A long term view for sustainability. (2010) Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management. J.H. Havenga and Z.P. Simpson.

Books and contributed chapters

  • Chapter 9: Transport in Kraak, A. Sectors and skills – the need for policy alignment. Human Sciences Research Council: Pretoria (2009).
  • A practical guide to strategy. (2004) J.H. Havenga and I. Hobbs.
  • Parastatal Communication. (1988) in Skinner and Von Essen’s South African Public Relations in Action
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