Joel Transport was established in 1965. It’s a removal and household furniture business focusing on storage, local and long-distance moving and international relocations. Joel Transport joined Absa’s supplier development programme three years ago. The company has benefited significantly from being on the programme. Daniel Ngobozana and his brother own a 70% stake in the business and the plan is to purchase the remaining shares.
In this vide0 case study, Daniel speaks about the financial and non-financial benefits of being on a supplier development programme, about the challenges facing a business owner and how ABSA has assisted their company. He talks about what small businesses need to be funding-ready, and what they need to enter the supply chains of large corporates. He speaks about his learnings as a supplier and what it means to be professional. He comments on how corporates can help small businesses do business with them and what has been a game changer for his company being on a supplier development programme.