Press releases

8 Finalist Teams selected for Barloworld Social Innovation Youth Awards 2017


11 May 2017
Emerging young entrepreneurs demonstrate entrepreneurial action to improve livelihoods in economically, socially and environmentally sustainable ways

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Barloworld boosts SMME incubation growth


14 March 2017

14 March 2017 – Barloworld, a distributor of leading brands, launched its Barloworld Siyakhula Incubation Hub to assist small business suppliers to the group and its larger value chain in navigating challenges commonly facing Small, Medium and Micro-Sized Enterprises (SMMEs) when it comes to access to big markets and finance.

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Love Trust


01 March 2017
DATELINE -- On Friday the 10th of February, Barloworld Logistics will commence its partnership with the Love Trust, a local non-profit organisation established in 2009. The Love Trust seeks to bring hope to young children in under-resourced communities by providing and supporting values-driven education. This marks the beginning of a long term partnership between Barloworld Logistics and the Love Trust.

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Road to Rail Migration


01 March 2017

Collaboration is the key to a Landmark Road to Rail Migration of Cargo

Barloworld Logistics, ArcelorMittal South Africa, Transnet Freight Rail, Newlyn Properties and Grindrod Terminals collaborate to launch a ground-breaking initiative to convert road traffic to rail.

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Barloworld warning about procurement scams


24 February 2017
Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd would like to issue an urgent warning about fraudulent procurement activity being carried out in the company’s name and that of its divisions.

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Barloworld invests in children's health to enable successful and healthy communities


29 November 2016
Johannesburg: 30 November 2016 - Barloworld is proud to have played a part in the realisation of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital project – a journey that started in 2012 when Barloworld committed to support the R1-billion project.

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Barloworld and BayWa to extend collaboration in southern Africa


17 November 2016
Johannesburg/Munich, 17 November 2016 – South African Barloworld Limited, Johannesburg, and BayWa AG, Munich (Germany) are to establish a new joint venture to further their agriculture and materials handling operations in southern Africa.

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Offering expertise can bring change


16 November 2016
Corporate social investment is about empowering people to prepare for and withstand global shocks, writes Sibani Mngomezulu.

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Inspiring a World of Difference for future generations


21 September 2016
Barloworld and TEACH South Africa partner to bring more teachers to far-flung, under-resourced schools

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Empowering Black Woman-Owned Businesses


01 August 2016
More than 20 years after the dawn of democracy, gender disparity is one of the key hindrances to our economic progress as a nation. Black women bear the brunt of the negative impacts of gender inequality and discrimination, with far lower access to opportunities and upward mobility in our society than their male counterparts.

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Barloworld's supports Enactus in driving youth-led social change


26 July 2016
University students compete nationally for the opportunity to represent South Africa at the 2016 Enactus World Cup in Toronto with Barloworld’s help

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Barloworld joins 800 000 meal packing drive for Mandela Day


18 July 2016
23 teams from Barloworld participate in Stop Hunger Now’s global fight hunger initiative

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Six reasons Barloworld is doing awesome things for SA’s youth


13 June 2016
JUNE, 2016: Youth development is important to Barloworld and is therefore reflected in all aspects of the business. Here are six youth development initiatives Barloworld supports in South Africa through the Barloworld Trust.

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Search is on for leaders to shape Barloworld’s future Company’s TOPP programme opens doors for CA graduates


02 June 2016
JOHANNESBURG – Distributor of leading global brands, the Barloworld Group, kicks off its search for Chartered Accounting (CA) students mainly from the University of Johannesburg this month. The campaign is part of the company’s Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP) programme.

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Inspire change-makers to steer business through the storm


14 April 2016
APRIL 2016: JOHANNESBURG – The South African economy is facing one of the most challenging periods experienced in years with low economic growth expectations.

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Barloworld invests in students with potential to grow scarce skills in SA


01 April 2016
Access to education remains topical in South Africa amid the prevailing strained conditions facing the country’s tertiary education sector.

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Barloworld reaches 170 000 meal packing target


23 October 2015
Feeding 1.7-million children with Stop Hunger Now’s packed meals for World Hunger Action Month

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Innovation in action - Barloworld in 3D at Enactus


14 October 2015
Barloworld showcases custom-built application made for Google Cardboard 3D headset.

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