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‘Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.’ Aristotle

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Abrie de Swardt is a logistics and supply chain management thought leader in southern Africa. His career of more than 23 years includes employment at Sasol, ABB, Simba, Kraft Foods SA, IMPERIAL Logistics and Capespan. His extensive general management experience and functional experience encompasses the entire supply chain discipline, from the buy to the sell side. He also holds various management qualifications, including his MComm from University of Stellenbosch. Read more

A+ Testimonials

Abrie has the unique ability to understand the blend of skill, values and personality managers require to fill critical vacancies. His professional approach and expert knowledge added tremendous value to our recruitment process. A+ is light-years ahead of its competition.
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Dawid van Aswegen – Business Development Head at Schnellecke South Africa

It is only a pleasure to deal with Abrie. His commitment in managing an individual’s career path goes far beyond just the placement of a person in a position. His background / knowledge of the South African industry / market place also makes him an excellent mentor / coach. His passion for people comes through.. Read More
Jaco van Zyl – Independent Consultant at Jaco van Zyl & Associates

I had the privilege to be discovered by A+ when I was on the look out for a different job. When Abrie contacted me the first time with the job opportunity his level of professionalism struck me immediately. This already projected him far above other recruiters that have contacted me in the past… Read More
Roy van Eck – Strategic Business Development at Schnellecke Global Logistics

When I decided to uproot my family and move back to South Africa after living and working in the UK for 10 years it was an exciting journey to embark upon but at the same time a daunting excursion. Fortunately I was blessed to have a recruiter like Abrie to guide and support me every.. Read More
Quentin Minnie – Supply Chain Manager at Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd

“I want to thank Abrie for the professional and excellent way in which he facilitated my application and placement process. It was really a pleasure to work with him right from the start and I got the feeling that he is really interested in me as a person and in assisting me to achieve my.. Read More
Heinrich Gericke – International Trade Department at Shoprite Group

My experience in working with Abrie has been fantastic. Right from the initial conversation exploring job opportunities all the way through to my recent placement he has been professional and a pleasure to deal with. He was able to provide great insight into the company I was interviewing at, guidelines on interviewing techniques and provided.. Read More
Stephen Wood – Supply Chain Manager at Chocolate MARS AFRICA

Just wanted to say thank you for all your assistance in helping me find a permanent position with SC Johnson. I signed my contract yesterday and was quite happy with the offer and benefits given to me. It has been a while since I have had such a supportive company helping and guiding me through.. Read More
Julian Anthony – Planning Manager at SC Johnson

This is a special thanks to Abrie de Swardt in his relentless dedication and commitment to placing the right people, in the right company, at the right time.
In today’s world most recruitment companies work on a “numbers game” methodology, get as many candidates as possible to apply for an open position. The theory.. Read More
Luis Dionisio – General Manager: Warehousing Division at Hala Supply Chain Services, Saudi Arabia

Abrie is the embodiment of where Supply Chain professionals need to go, i.e. a business leader with supply chain experience. He believes strongly in unlocking talent and capability and works tirelessly towards that. In the time that I have known Abrie he has proven to be an invaluable coach and sounding board.
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Maswazi Luvuno – Supply Chain Director: Sub-Saharan Africa at Kimberly-Clark

I have known Abrie de Swardt for a number of years now, and have always been impressed by his worldly knowledge and understanding of the South African business landscape. His leadership abilities and business acumen is unquestionable when looking at the very senior positions he has held in some blue chip organisations in South Africa… Read More
Ronnie Kruger – Managing Director at Marley Holdings

Abrie has extensive experience in the Supply Chain field, and therefore understands the unique requirements and personality attributes required. The candidates were all of a high calibre. Abrie was very professional throughout the whole process, and made the recruitment process painless.
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Mariana Van Der Sand – HOD National Fresh Foods Demand Planning at Pick n Pay

I was very happy with how you handled my career move to Famous Brands. Having been in the market for a while before you called me for an opportunity I was exposed to a lot of recruitment agencies whom at this point most of them I will not be keen to work with in the.. Read More
Nokubonga Nene – Category Planner at Famous Brands

Abrie is my proverbial ‘go-to man’ for recruitment. His vast experience of the logistics industry, corporate environment, extensive network and natural intuition for the human psyche, makes for incisive selection and placement. Completed by professionalism, the A+ value proposition is essential to my business.
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Fil Morkel – Logistics Executive Africa Division at IMPERIAL Logistics

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