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Thursday, 18 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EXCEPTIONAL WORKSHOPS FOR 2019 SAPICS CONFERENCE »
The new normal for supply chains involves uncertainty, complexity and risk, according to international supply chain risk m...
Wednesday, 03 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UNCERTAINTY IS THE BIGGEST THREAT TO SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY, BUSINESS AND SUPPLY CHAINS »
While South Africa’s power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80 billion a month, it is not load shedding its...
Friday, 29 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS 2019 SITE VISITS OFFER SHIPS, WINE, SUPPLY CHAIN LESSONS AND INSPIRATION »
Benjamin Franklin is famously quoted as saying:  “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I...
Friday, 29 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LOOK FORWARD TO AN ARRAY OF INFORMATIVE, INSPIRING SPEAKERS FOR SAPICS 2019 »
From the supply chain challenges of United Nations peacekeepers in Somalia to those faced by the producers of reality TV s...
Monday, 15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professional Body for Supply Chain Management appoints Director »
SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management , has appointed Kamogelo Mampane to the board of directors....
Wednesday, 10 October 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
International Accolade for South African Professional Body for Supply Chain Management »
South Africa’s Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (SAPICS) has received an international accolade honouring its...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disruptive, Digital era demands new business models »
  In 1980, the average life expectancy of a firm in the Fortune 500 was around 38 years. Today, it is less t...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS Inspires Young Graduates and Students to tackle supply chain profession's skills gaps »
SAPICS INSPIRES YOUNG GRADUATES AND STUDENTS TO TACKLE SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSION’S SKILLS GAP   Reflectin...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Awards will recognise excellence in Supply Chain Management Education »
AWARDS WILL RECOGNISE EXCELLENCE IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EDUCATION   As part of its ongoing drive to...
Monday, 25 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS AND ASCM AIM TO IMPROVE AFRICA’S PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPLY CHAINS »
A grant awarded to the United States based Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) by the Bill & Melinda Gates...
Thursday, 14 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Put up your dukes! Let’s fight the supply chain skills crisis together! »
In his 2019 State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted the importance of effective supply chain ma...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SUPPLY CHAIN SUPER POWERS »
February is Oscars month. The 91 st Annual Academy Awards will take place on 24 February, and in an unexpected and histor...
Monday, 26 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SOUTH AFRICA HAS THE WORLD’S BIGGEST METAL POWDER BED 3D PRINTER, AND IT’S DRIVING THE EVOLUTION OF »
  Reflecting its commitment to keeping African supply chain professionals up to date with the latest global tren...
Friday, 26 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global Recognition for Proudly South African Supply Chain Management Software System »
A South African supply chain management system has achieved the proud distinction of being the first software developed in...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professional Body for Supply Chain Management trains unemployed women in honour of Women's Month »
PROFESSIONAL BODY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRAINS UNEMPLOYED WOMEN IN HONOUR OF WOMEN’S MONTH   To m...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS delegates put their hearts into annual supply chain conference »
SAPICS delegates put their hearts into annual supply chain conference   Delegates attending the recent 40...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Artificial Intelligence is solving African Healthcare Challenges »
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS SOLVING AFRICAN HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES   Artificial intelligence (AI) could r...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professional Body for Supply Chain Management launched at 40th SAPICS Conference »
PROFESSIONAL BODY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LAUNCHED AT 40 TH SAPICS CONFERENCE   The 40 th annual...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 SAPICS Conference celebrates 40 years of knowledge sharing and networking »
2018 SAPICS CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF KNOWLEDGE SHARING AND NETWORKING   Africa’s leading knowl...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS appointed to People that Deliver board »
SOUTHERN AFRICAN SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATION JOINS GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO TRANSFORM PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPLY CHAINS  ...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Internationally Certified for Supply Chain Success »
INTERNATIONALLY CERTIFIED FOR SUPPLY CHAIN SUCCESS   With businesses increasingly recognising the impor...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stand a chance to win a car at 40th SAPICS Conference »
STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A CAR AT 40 TH SAPICS CONFERENCE   To mark four decades of bringing supply chain...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ugandan Refugee turned entrepreneur saves lives with recycled soap »
UGANDAN REFUGEE TURNED ENTREPRENEUR SAVES LIVES WITH RECYCLED SOAP   Renowned Ugandan refugee turned en...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blockchain, E-commerce, Partnerships and Risk Management will shape supply chain in 2018 »
BLOCKCHAIN, E-COMMERCE, PARTNERSHIPS AND RISK MANAGEMENT WILL SHAPE SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2018   Blockchain...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAPICS Fundraising gives smiles and hope to children with facial deformities »
SAPICS FUNDRAISING GIVES SMILES AND HOPE TO CHILDREN WITH FACIAL DEFORMITIES   Leading Southern African...
Thursday, 31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The high cost of supply chain glitches »
  THE HIGH COST OF SUPPLY CHAIN GLITCHES   Supply chain disruptions are widely regarded as on...
Thursday, 31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future's smartest supply chains will leverage blockchain »
THE FUTURE’S SMARTEST SUPPLY CHAINS WILL LEVERAGE BLOCKCHAIN   “I envision blockchains as the orches...
Wednesday, 30 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola outbreak and vaccine challenges highlight need for healthcare supply chain optimisation »
  CONGO’S EBOLA OUTBREAK HIGHLIGHTS DIRE NEED TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAINS, SAYS PROFESSIONAL BODY...
Thursday, 08 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
French and South African rivalry moves from Rugby to field to boardroom »
FRENCH AND SOUTH AFRICAN RIVALRY MOVES FROM RUGBY FIELD TO THE BOARDROOM   The fierce competition betwe...
Monday, 29 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supply Chains in 2018 »
Supply Chain Trends for 2018
Wednesday, 17 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, 17 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supply Chain Risk Management Summit February 2018 »
Supply Chain Risk Management Summit February 2018  
Tuesday, 12 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The high cost of supply chain glitches »
  Supply Chain Risk Management Summit
Sunday, 10 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SA Team places in The Fresh Connection global challenge »
  Playing games at work pays off for South African team in global challenge

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