About Rifle-Shot

The name Rifle-Shot, while sounding controversial, is derived from the power of focus and specialisation, in contrast to the “shot-gun” approach to business we see so often in practice, that leads to underperformance or in some cases even total business failure.

Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings, established in 2001, is a business consulting, distributor, reseller and implementer of leading operational management software systems for large and medium businesses. But more than that, it is a software vendor with a real difference.

We work to enable our customers to see what they confront now, on this day, and what is coming and not just what they would have seen if it were last week or last month.

We accomplish this by blending superior management consulting using subject matter experts with high value add niche software products and its unique and engaging project methodology,  (Business Alignment and Growth), to effect exceptional operational performance in and with our customers.

Based upon the research and work of the world renowned Prof. Michael Porter of Harvard University especially his work on Activity Costing and the Porter Five Forces Analysis methodology, Porter five forces analysis, ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porter_five_forces_analysis ).

Our consulting services and supporting technologies, enables companies to consistently focus on their core goals – those that differentiate them from their peers. We assist them to leverage their competitive advantages, resulting in rapid growth and profit improvement.

‘In the business world the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield’ – Warren Buffet 2008

Our management team has extensive experience in large systems implementation in mining and both process and discrete manufacturing systems, stretching back to 1974. We have put together a team of excellent technical and business consulting people and a portfolio of products to address under serviced areas of information systems in specific business sectors. We work with alliance partners to extend our capacity to make a difference to our customers. We are an ISV Microsoft Partner and members of the following institutes and societies:

  • Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA)
  • SA Quality Institute,
  • ISA
  • SA Capital Equipment Exporter’s Council (SACEEC)
  • SA Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (SANEC)
  • Manufacturing Execution Society of SA (MESA)
  • SA Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Free Market Foundation (FMF)

We are also a patron of Corporate Governance Framework Research Foundation (CGF) and for the past six years we have been partners with the SAGDA (SA Graduate Development Agency) to develop young graduates into the manufacturing industry.

In addition we are a BBBEE Level 4 company proud to be associated with some of the most technically advanced companies such as Eskom, Sasol, Arcelor Mittal, Exxaro, SAPPI, Anglo American, Lonmin and many others. We focus on software for the automotive, mining, metals and process industries and utilities. Niche software products address supply chain, production management, safety, quality and customer relationship issues, with each product having been chosen for its unique ability to give management accurate current and forward looking information as well as historical performance.

We are committed to customer success, both in the long and the short term and to making a real difference in this global nation of South Africa and in the rest of the continent of Africa.