Logistics
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About

​​The Department of Logistics ​ is one of several departments within Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, and is also the oldest tertiary academic department in South Africa to provide training in transport and logistics.

The department houses the disciplines of Logistics Management, Operations Research, Quantitative Management and Transport Economics, as well as two modern postgraduate research laboratories for M and PhD students. It is the only department at a South African university fully offering the various disciplines integrated in one department. Subjects can be followed in several BCom​ and BSc programmes.

The four major subjects, namely Logistics Management, Operations Research​, Quantitative Management and Transport Economics are all offered at second-year, third-year and postgraduate level.​


​​​​Organisational Structure


Departmental Chairperson


Prof JH Nel
Email: jhnel@sun.ac.za
Tel: +27 21 808 2728


Subject Heads

​Logistics Management

Prof J Havenga
Email: janh@sun.ac.za
Tel: +27 21 808 3981

​Operations Research and Quantitative Management

Prof SE Visagie
Email: svisagie@sun.ac.za​
Tel: +27 21 808 2254

Curriculum Vitae


​Transport Economics

Prof SC Krygsman
Email: skrygsman@sun.ac.za
Tel: +27 21 808 2624