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Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth
Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growthArticle

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperityArticle

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

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#BizTrends2021: 2021 holds supply chain profession's greatest endeavour everArticle

With the worldwide roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine, life and economies could potentially see a return to some semblance of normality by the end of 2021...

Richard dos Santos 21 Dec 2020

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Partnership to improve public health supply chains ahead of Covid-19 vaccine roll-outArticle

"The health commodity supply chain, particularly in the public sector in Africa, has traditionally been managed and operated by healthcare professionals with an intuitive understanding of supply chain operations, but often without the relevant supply chain training or relevant qualifications."

7 Dec 2020

Strengthening healthcare supply chain systems in Africa
Strengthening healthcare supply chain systems in AfricaArticle

The distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine from drugmakers to billions of people around the world is likely to be the supply chain management profession's greatest endeavour ever...

20 Nov 2020

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Why better healthcare supply chains are in the hands of the youthArticle

It is estimated that half of the world's population of more than seven billion people is under the age of 30. They are today and tomorrow's entrepreneurs, innovators, workers and leaders...

6 Nov 2020

Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conference
Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conferenceArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), which offers training solutions spanning over 140 disciplines, including supply chain management and logistics, was present at the Africa Supply Chain in Action (ASCA) Online Conference...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Sep 2020

Africa needs ethical leadership to attain sustainable growth
Africa needs ethical leadership to attain sustainable growthArticle

Africa's future growth and prosperity hangs in the balance, as corruption erodes the basic fibre of economies, organisations and communities...

28 Sep 2020

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains
Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chainsArticle

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

21 Sep 2020

Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa
Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in AfricaArticle

Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

21 Sep 2020

Sapics reaffirms focus on professionalising supply chain management
Sapics reaffirms focus on professionalising supply chain managementArticle

At its annual general meeting, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (Sapics), reaffirmed its focus on the professionalisation of supply chain management in South Africa and across the African continent...

15 Sep 2020

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Virtual conference to upskill supply chain, procurement professionalsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has put the spotlight on supply chains and pushed supply chain professionals to their limits...

14 Jul 2020

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Supply chain, procurement specialists join forces to grow new business in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the vital role that supply chains play in the global economy. One of the lessons it has delivered is that flexible, resilient, dynamic supply chains are critical for organisations aiming to survive future disruptions like this...

2 Jul 2020

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Harnessing the power of supply chains and the circular economyArticle

With the Covid-19 crisis having highlighted the interdependence and fragility of global supply chains, the circular economy offers a far-reaching solution to improving supply chain resilience.

17 Jun 2020

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Level 3 liquor let-down looms, warns SapicsArticle

When SA moves down to lockdown level 3, alcohol sales will be permitted under specific conditions. But does this mean that your local liquor store will be fully stocked and ready to sell you your favourite tipple?

27 May 2020

2020 SAPICS Conference set for November
2020 SAPICS Conference set for NovemberArticle

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, has postponed the 2020 SAPICS Conference

30 Apr 2020

How #Covid-19 will transform global supply chains
How #Covid-19 will transform global supply chainsArticle

Covid-19 has brought the global economy to a standstill. Governments around the world are working hard to slow the rate of infection, but what does this mean for businesses? We asked our supply chain and freight forwarding experts to weigh in...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 3 Apr 2020

#Covid19: Sapics outlines current supply chain challenges, solutions
#Covid19: Sapics outlines current supply chain challenges, solutionsArticle

"Right now, we need skilled, qualified, professionally designated and ethically accountable supply chain professionals more than ever before."

1 Apr 2020

SAPICS 2020 to explore demand-driven supply chain strategies
SAPICS 2020 to explore demand-driven supply chain strategiesArticle

Data from the Harvard Business Review reveals that businesses are disappearing faster than ever before and that companies are dying younger because they are failing to adapt to the growing complexity of their environment...

17 Feb 2020

Smart peacekeeping to be explored at 2020 Sapics Conference
Smart peacekeeping to be explored at 2020 Sapics ConferenceArticle

If the term "smart peacekeeping" conjures up scenes from the blockbuster science fiction movies RoboCop, in which a cyborg policeman wages war on criminals, you should think again...

27 Jan 2020

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Sapics honoured for cultivating supply chain talent in AfricaArticle

The vital role being played by SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, in skills development in Africa was recognised at the recent APICS Regional Learning Partner Awards in the United States.

25 Oct 2019

SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurity
SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurityArticle

Small to medium enterprises are at greatest risk from cybersecurity threats, and their vulnerability in turn poses a danger to the major corporations that they do business with...

7 Oct 2019

Sapics annual conference inspires aspiring young supply chain professionals
Sapics annual conference inspires aspiring young supply chain professionalsArticle

"Events like these are vital to informing graduates and students of the opportunities that exist in this exciting and dynamic field, which is constantly evolving and leveraging new technologies."

19 Sep 2019

Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from Nigeria
Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from NigeriaArticle

The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management's upcoming SAPICS Spring Conference will provide supply chain management professionals with the opportunity to spend a day immersed in interactive and stimulating presentations along with networking opportunities...

16 Aug 2019

Supply chain management is key in peacekeeping missions
Supply chain management is key in peacekeeping missionsArticle

The scope and magnitude of United Nations peacekeeping operations and the logistics challenges of supporting 100,000 peacekeepers in operations around the world were highlighted in a presentation...

2 Jul 2019

Circular economy in action saves the planet, boosts profits
Circular economy in action saves the planet, boosts profitsArticle

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action...

27 Jun 2019

Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challenges
Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challengesArticle

"In a world in which around 1 billion people have little to no access to healthcare and 6.3 million children die each year primarily from preventable diseases, it is critical that the supply chain community shares lessons and know-how that can help to increase access to quality healthcare, especially at the last mile...."

9 May 2019

The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chains
The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chainsArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not load shedding itself that is currently the biggest threat...

3 Apr 2019

Fighting the supply chain crisis
Fighting the supply chain crisisArticle

Reflecting its commitment to tackling the supply chain skills crisis head on, Sapics, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards...

25 Feb 2019

Grant aims at improving public health supply chains in Africa
Grant aims at improving public health supply chains in AfricaArticle

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) has been awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the aim at improving public health supply chains in Africa.

21 Feb 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2018: Logistics & TransportArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Logistics & Transport site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

iSimPlan earns global accreditation
iSimPlan earns global accreditationArticle

A South African supply chain management system has achieved the proud distinction of being the first software developed in Africa to earn accreditation from the Demand Driven Institute...

29 Oct 2018

SAPICS tackles supply chain skills gap
SAPICS tackles supply chain skills gapArticle

SAPICS recently hosted its 4th annual Young Professional and Student Conference to address the critical skills gap in the supply chain profession...

6 Sep 2018

SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern Africa
SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern AfricaArticle

SAPICS - The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management - will be hosting its annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards in Johannesburg on the 8 November 2018. These awards recognise and reward excellence in supply chain management education...

27 Aug 2018

Entries now open for Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards
Entries now open for Supply Chain Management Education Excellence AwardsArticle

Sapics, the professional body for supply chain management, is once again hosting the annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards, and is looking for nominations of individuals, organisations...

24 Aug 2018

Africa's first professional body for supply chain management launched
Africa's first professional body for supply chain management launchedArticle

At the recent Sapics Conference which took place in Cape Town, the organisation launched Africa's first professional body for supply chain management...

21 Jun 2018

One Sapics Conference delegate to win a Renault Kwid
One Sapics Conference delegate to win a Renault KwidArticle

One lucky delegate at the 40th Annual Sapics Conference, taking place from 10-13 June 2018, will walk away with a brand new Renault Kwid...

10 Apr 2018

2018 Sapics Conference early bird tickets on sale
2018 Sapics Conference early bird tickets on saleArticle

Early bird registrations are now open for the 2018 Sapics Conference and Exhibition which takes place in Cape Town from 10-13 June...

29 Jan 2018

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