El-Nino threatens African supply chain continuity

Sub-Saharan Africa contributed slightly less risk to the global economy in Q1, from 2,46 points in the first quarter of 2016 to 2,47 in Q2, according to the CIPS Risk Index. However, underlying risk to supply chains heightened as countries in the region battle with food shortages brought about by extreme weather conditions while trying […]

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Visit SAPICS 2016

SAPICS was formed in 1966 with the intention to build a vibrant community of educated supply chain professionals.  In 50 years, and with the close partnerships of global associations such as APICS, the intention is a reality.  SAPICS is focused on the development of this community in Africa and is working with APICS and other […]

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Supply Chain for Everyone: Real world lessons that really make a difference

Applying supply chain management (SCM) principles makes the world a better place. From saving money when stocking the pantry to helping others by regularly passing on the things we don’t need. Once we start benefiting from the application of supply chain principles, it can become addictive. US-based business scientist and supply chain consultant Keith Launchbury […]

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