GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN THOUGHT LEADER JOHN GATTORNA AT SAPICS 2020

One of the world’s pre-eminent supply chain thought leaders, Dr John Gattorna, will be a keynote speaker at the 2020 SAPICS Conference, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management has announced. Based in Sydney, Australia, Gattorna has helped to shape the thinking, understanding and practice of logistics and supply chain management globally for more than 40 years. His belief that the supply chain is “all about the people” has influenced many of today’s leading multi-national corporations. “We are thrilled to give SAPICS delegates the opportunity to learn from a supply…

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INTERNATIONAL ACCOLADE FOR AFRICA’S PROFESSIONAL BODY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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. This inaugural event was hosted by ASCM (The Association for Supply Chain Management), which represents a vast global network of supply chain professionals. “We are honoured to have been named the Outstanding Channel Partner for the Middle East and Africa (MEA),” comments SAPICS chief operating officer Jenny Froome. “The ASCM Global Channel & Alliances team recognised the…

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HEALTHCARE LESSONS FROM NIGERIA FOR SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS

A supply chain membership platform for the private sector in Nigeria has strengthened private sector spending for public health. Azuka Okeke, who pioneered the project, will be sharing her experiences and insights at the upcoming SAPICS Spring Conference in Johannesburg. This event is hosted by SAPICS – The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management. “Okeke oversees supply chain transformation projects in several African countries, with a key focus on Nigeria.  She is an expert in engaging governments and is currently serving as a thought partner and advisor to national ministries…

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