UGANDAN REFUGEE TURNED ENTREPRENEUR SAVES LIVES WITH RECYCLED SOAP

UGANDAN REFUGEE TURNED ENTREPRENEUR SAVES LIVES WITH RECYCLED SOAP

Renowned Ugandan refugee turned entrepreneur, human rights activist and CNN Hero, Dr. Derreck Kayongo, will be returning to Africa this year to share his inspiring story and recipe for success at the annual SAPICS Conference in Cape Town. Organisers of Africa’s leading event for supply chain professionals have announced that they are delighted to have confirmed Kayongo’s participation in the 40th annual SAPICS Conference, which takes place from 10 to 13 June. After fleeing civil war torn Uganda in 1979, Kayongo became a refugee in Kenya. He later immigrated to…

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THE HIGH COST OF SUPPLY CHAIN GLITCHES

Supply chain disruptions are widely regarded as one of the greatest risks facing manufacturers, and have become a top concern of global insurance providers.   A glitch in its supply chain can cost an organisation up to 10% of its shareholder value, and even put the company out of business, warns international supply chain risk management specialist, Gregory Schlegel. A professor at Lehigh University in the USA, a renowned author and founder of the global Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium, Schlegel will be sharing his insights with Southern African supply…

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