Mission and Values

SAPICS was created to represent the interests of supply chain and operations management professionals in the global supply chain.

Our Values

Building Individuals’ Capability – SAPICS strives to have a meaningful impact on individuals, organizations and the profession as a whole, by providing being able to recommend high-quality educational programmes and provide world-class events that are relevant and up-to-date, and unsurpassed in value and quality.

Preferred Association for Supply Chain Professionals – SAPICS strives to maintain its’ position as the Association for Operations Management of Southern Africa, with whom members, partners, affiliates and the profession as a whole, are proud to be associated. SAPICS is your supply chain community.

Making Education Accessible – SAPICS seeks to improve the quality of life of those less fortunate, by the ongoing support of relevant fundraising initiatives.

Support Transformation – SAPICS believes that transformation is essential, and seeks to address South Africa’s historic imbalances through alliances and associations with black professionals, enterprises and suppliers, contributing wherever possible to the development and empowerment of previously disadvantaged South Africans.

Our Mission

Educate – To be the leading source of up-to-date, relevant supply chain management education across the African continent. In so doing, SAPICS is committed to addressing the skills shortage on the continent.  This is such a vital prerequisite to the development of the continent.

Grow Membership – SAPICS is committed to the development of a vibrant community of educated supply chain professionals.

Grow Alliances – To cultivate strong alliances with like-minded organizations.

Increase Knowledge Sharing – To facilitate the sharing of knowledge, for the benefit of our members and the African supply chain and operations profession.