As the professional body for supply chain management SAPICS’ mandate is to not only to develop and build skills capacity in the profession but to provide support and guidance where it can. As supply chain professionals we are all in totally unchartered waters. We need to do all that we can to work together to ensure supply chains continue working and providing the products – whatever they are - to the people who need them.
SAPICS is working alongside and has the support of a vast array of industry professionals, subject matter experts and international education organisations. SAPICS is able to bring you a variety of resources to try to help you with necessary information and support.
Join our LinkedIn group - SAPICS COVID-19 Collaboration Platform
the Corona virus pandemic it is our responsibility as Supply Chain
Professionals to contribute towards stabilising the catastrophic effects
that it is having on South African supply chains. Collaboration is
critical! We, as a community need to work together for the greater good
for all. The group is intended to provide a platform for engagement for
all SAPICS supply chain professionals. Share your Ideas, solutions and
Join our LinkedIn group now: Click here
Week 1 topic of discussion: How are you as a supply chain professional managing during COVID-19?
16 April 2020 15:00 - 16:00 (GMT+2)
Week 2 topic of discussion: This weeks community connect session will follow on from our webinar with EY -
28 April 2020 16:00 -17:00 (GMT+2)
Week 3 topic of discussion: South Africa's Level 4 Lockdown and your take on the implications on Supply Chains
30 April 2020 15:30 - 16:30 (GMT+2)
Week 4 topic of discussion: What do laptops, medicines and food have in common during a global pandemic?
7 May 2020 15:00 - 16:00 (GMT+2)
Week 5 topic of discussion: What steps are we, as supply chain professionals, going to need to ensure are in place to ensure a strong and swift recovery from COVID-19?
14 May 15:30 - 16:30 (GMT+2)
Week 6 topic of discussion: What skills will be required for the Supply Chains of the future?
21 May 15:00 - 16:00 (GMT+2)
Week 7 topic of discussion: How Covid-19 is disrupting supply chains through spiralling logistics costs
28 May 2020 15:00 - 16:00 (GMT+2)
Week 8 topic of discussion: Professionalisation of a profession that's not recognised
4 June 2020 15:00 - 16:00 SAST, GMT+2
| SAPICS Learning Community Connect|
BB Op Ex Solutions
Are you self-studying the APICS CPIM? Would you like some help but don’t know who to ask? Would you like to meet others who are also self-studying?
If you answered yes to any of the above then Lerato Thabede CPIM has a solution for you.
Lerato Thabede CPIM will be hosting free weekly webinars using the Zoom platform to assist self-studying individuals towards obtaining their APICS CPIM certifications.
To take advantage of this offer and get more details please send an email with your questions and areas of concern to Lerato. Lerato@bbopex.co.za
We have established a team of local and international subject matter experts who have volunteered to provide guidance, answer questions and make suggestions to point you in the right direction for solutions to help YOU during this challenging time.
Publications and articles
A compilation of articles and published works from industry experts covering different aspects of the supply chain.
Redesigning Supply Chains To Withstand Disruptions Like Coronavirus Crisis
COVID-19, SAPICS and Supply Chain Management
Force Majeure and contractual obligations - Norton Rose Fulbright
Supply Chain Management Has A Key Role To Play In COVID-19 Crisis
The effect of the lockdown regulations on commercial landlords and tenants
Five Steps For Supply Chain Leaders As The Pandemic Turns The World Upside Down - Lora Cecere
Supply Chain Management Support To Relieve Covid-19 Challenges
SC Risk Mitigation for Coronavirus
Six Supply Chain Related Leadership Lessons From Sir Winston Churchill We Need Today!
LEAN Institute Africa -Take your life in your hands
LEAN Institute Africa - Relentless Leadership. In a Time of Crisis
Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take - Lora Cecere
Supply chains need some love during the coronavirus pandemic - Brooke Masters
Recession-Proof Your Supply Chain - Bruce C. Arntzen
PtD - Building Human Resources for Supply Chain Management Theory of Change
Building a resilient Enterprise
|A list of upcoming and available webinars covering topics that touch every aspect of supply chain management.
| SAPICS FREE Webinar Series |
Free Webinar with Carol Ptak - Where Do Supply Chains Go From Here? Conclusions for Post COVID-19 Supply Chains - 2 June 2020
Free Webinar with Clem Sunter - The history of scenario planning and why it is such an essential management tool in these uncertain times - 5 June 2020
Free Webinar with Douglas Kent - Supply Chain: The New Normal - 11 June 2020
Free Webinar with Ken Titmuss - Precisely Wrong - 17 June 2020
Getting Started with a Circular Supply Chains Free Webinar with Deborah Dull - 30 June 2020
Improving Operational Productivity in Warehouses Online Workshop with Martin Bailey - 4 June 2020
Supply Chain Now Radio - Trivia Quiz with SAPICS - 3 June 2020
Demand Driven Technologies: How Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) Optimized Its Supply Chain with Demand Driven MRP webinar with Barry Anderson - 10 June 2020
ASCM: Supply Chain Technology Future for Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Data - 18 June 2020
Supply Chain Bunker Weekly Webinar Series
To view the SAPICS webinar recordings click here
How to maximize SAP MRP in these critical times.
Supply Chain Insights with Lora Cecere
Supply Chain Revolution
Bicara Supply Chain
What You Don’t Know About Your Supply Chain Can (and Will) Hurt You with Grey Schlegel
Supply Chain Now Radio
variety of learning tools that are accessible online which will enable
you to learn and develop your knowledge and skills during the lockdown
Free online workshops / courses
ASCM PoD training module (Basics of Distribution and Logistics) - FREE
CLX: 'Become A Global Logistics Manager'- FREE ONLINE COURSE
Workshops and courses
Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA) Online Workshop
30 June - 2 July 2020
SAPICS member price : R 11 000.00
Non-member price: R 12 500.00
Basics of Stores and Stock Control
SAPICS' Authorised Education Partner, Education in Industry (EII) is now offering the BSSC online.
Starting 23 June 2020 to 6 August 2020
6 weeks of learning and support online!
It is vital that the people in your store can tell you what you have in it, how much you have and where it is – otherwise you might just as well not have it!
Ready Player X (RPX)
Restricted to home for weeks? Join the ultimate Value Chain experience! Ready Player X (RPX). Expand your network and improve your end-to-end ValueChain understanding by joining this 2-week online experiential learning with the world’s #1 Value Chain simulated strategy game TheFreshConnection - All you need is an internet-connected laptop/tablet!
DDI (Demand Driven Institute)
DDI are offering deeply discounted packaged Self Study Bundles (Webinar Based, On-Line Learning and Professional Certification) Demand Driven Planner Professional ( DDPP) and Demand Driven Leader Professional (DDLP) contact Ken Titmuss - firstname.lastname@example.org or Liezl Smith email@example.com for more information on how to access these packages.
Once in a lifetime opportunity....85% off bizzco short courses
Take advantage of the R200 special for various courses
Contact them for further details: Contact number: 010-0010283 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
Apple - COVID-19 Screening Tool
Johns Hopkins University and Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center
International Association of Public Health Logisticians
PEOPLE THAT DELIVER
Africa Resource Centre (ARC)
Lean Institute African (LIA)
Health Procurement Africa
|SAPICS is proud of its network of authorised education providers who offer excellent supply chain training.|
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