Market analysis

Academic papers and conference proceedings

  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Rail renaissance based on strategic market segmentation principles. (2012) Southern African Business Review. 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.
  • 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.

Conference papers and presentations

  • Container terminal spatial planning - a 2040 paradigm for the Western Cape Province in South Africa. (July 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 13th World Conference on Transport Research. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., D. King and L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • Global benchmarking of South Africa’s freight rail system – A macroeconomic view. (July 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 13th World Conference on Transport Research. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., D. King and L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • Container terminal spatial planning – a 2040 paradigm for the Western Cape Province in South Africa. (September 2012, University of Cranfield) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson., D. King and L. Goedhals-Gerber.
  • A freight logistics market segmentation methodology for South Africa. (May 2011, Porteroz, Slovenia) 14th International Conference on Transport Science, Maritime, Transport and Logistics Science. J.H. Havenga.
  • A business case for domestic intermodal freight solutions in South Africa. (September 2011, University of Southampton, United Kingdom) Logistics Research Network. J.H. Havenga, Z.P. Simpson and P. Fourie.
  • The closure of branch railway lines in South Africa: Myopia or opportunities for streamlining. (July 2010, Lisbon) 12th World Conference on Transport Research. J.H. Havenga and Z.P. Simpson.
  • Research priorities for sustainable branch line revitalisation in South Africa. (December 2010, Auckland) World Conference of Sustainable Engineering: Transitions to Sustainability. J.H. Havenga. and Z.P. Simpson.
  • An Evaluation of the Planned Gautrain Feeder and Distribution System. (2008, CSIR, Pretoria) South African Transport Conference. D. King and B. Ssamula.

Books and contributed chapters

  • Chapter 9: Transport. in Kraak, A. Sectors and skills – the need for policy alignment. Human Sciences Research Council: Pretoria (2009).
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