Doing Business in South Africa

QAD

Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip. Then, European immigrants swarmed to South Africa after the discovery of diamonds in 1867 and gold in 1886. Manufacturing in South Africa. of South Africa’s GDP.

Doing Business in South Africa

QAD

Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip. Then, European immigrants swarmed to South Africa after the discovery of diamonds in 1867 and gold in 1886. Manufacturing in South Africa. of South Africa’s GDP.

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SCJ Offers Manhattan Omni Solutions & WMS in South Africa

SCJunction

Supply Chain Junction is a warehousing solutions company with an international pedigree and a local presence, giving a new definition to "best of breed". You need a partner who has an ear to the ground and their eye on the sky.

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I will be speaking and working with clients in wonderful locations in Brussels, China, Germany, London, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa. As I drank a cup of coffee and waited, I reflected on the article I had just completed for the Institute of Supply Management. At their request I wrote on the digital supply chain. Digital supply chain is such a buzzword. The digital supply chain is about SO much more than gadgets.”

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. Supply chain process development is slower.

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The 4 core elements of supply chain management

SCJunction

Your supply chain efficiency and effectiveness make a massive impact on the overall success of any business. To boost your business productivity and profitability further, you need to improve and optimise your supply chain. In our experience, successful supply chain management in South Africa and the Middle East incorporates a consolidated supply chain strategy, instead of one that has been cobbled together as your business grows.

Manhattan Associates: Gartner's top-ranked WMS provider

SCJunction

Supply Chain Junction is a proud Geo-Partner of Manhattan Associates, a firm that enables us to deliver the top-ranked WMS solution according to Gartner to businesses both in the Middle East and South Africa.

Accelerate Digitisation in the Supply Chain – Leveraging a Data-driven Approach to Optimisation – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The acquisition was key to opening doors to expansion in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. They work with clients to accelerate and simplify digitization across the supply chain, increasing revenue, reducing costs, and improving market penetration.

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How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

Their goals were lofty, but their understanding of supply chain planning was hazy. In 2006, they made a decision to implement a supply chain planning solution. Tactical Supply. Supply Chain Design. Ad hoc design planning often focused on a function of the supply chain. Frequent and systemic supply chain design. Clear understanding of the number of supply chains and what drives value in each.

Managing Efficiently an Extended Supply Chain – An Electrium Story

DynaSys

Electrium have recently acquired a business unit in South Africa, formerly part of the Crabtree family. In terms of supply chain, Electrium are managing an extended supply chain with availability on a wide portfolio of products. Before implementing DSCP, the company’s supply chain was managed primarily via excel. At Electrium, the supply chain is really in the center of their current and future strategy.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. South Africa. Supply chain solutions.

What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, the multi-tier capabilities for supply chain management are coming from the born-again marketplaces. Instead, they are standalone marketplace offerings solving one of four business problems: supply chain multi-tier visibility, inter-enterprise systems of record, benchmark analytics, and delivering collaborative workflows. It has been designed by the parties in the healthcare supply chain over the past year, and is extremely promising.

Supply Chain Movement Q4: Cross-border

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain is about thinking in terms of processes, customer values and collaboration, which is a word that she used frequently.” So said the jury that awarded Allison Thomas, supply chain director at PepsiCo Benelux, the title of ‘Supply Chain Professional 2013’. “I 14 | Cross-border supply chains. The most important tip: factor in customs and fiscal aspects as soon as you start developing new products or designing your supply chain.

SCJ & Manhattan 2019 User Conference: 6 Key Takeaways

SCJunction

The Supply Chain Junction (SCJ) and Manhattan Associates 6 th Annual User Conference took place mid-March at the Wanderers Club, Johannesburg. This event was well attended by both existing and potential customers from many of South Africa’s largest retail, wholesale and 3PL companies.

Where’s the harmony in your supply chain? Why logistics providers play a key role

The Network Effect

This ability to harmonize your operations around a set of global processes , such as the automotive supply chain system of compliance alarms, while meeting individual client requirements, is a key capability that cloud-network platforms have to offer. For example, an integral part of One Network’s Automotive Template is the underlying management of strict supply chain performance service levels tied to contractual compliance criteria with specific penalties for non-compliance.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands.

Supply Chain’s Must Adapt Before Global Conditions Change

Enterra Insights

VUCA is a term first used in the military that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA. He explains, “I almost feel that we should be shouting ‘Vuka’ which in Xhosa (one of the South Africa languages) means ‘wake up.’ Pro-active supply chain transformation.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Checklist supply chain optimisation. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Better decision-making processes.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. South Africa.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). Most global multinational companies have a solid base now in South America and Asia, but the race is on for Africa. I spent this week at SAPICS in South Africa. At over 1,000 delegates, the conference is a large supply chain event.

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Optimizing the food industry: a conversation with UniSoma’s Luis Pinto

AIMMS

The food supply chain is complex and challenging. Changing consumer preferences, rising competition and new technologies are compelling food companies to rethink their approach to supply chain management. I spoke with Luis Pinto, Partner at UniSoma, to understand the need for new planning and optimization solutions in the global food supply chain. What are the typical supply chain challenges these companies face?

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Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am half-way through a spring speaking tour that will wrap-up in June with a speech in South Africa and Peru. I believe that supply chains build economies and save the world. I also believe that supply chains need a revolution. Supply chains respond, but they do not sense. I strongly believe that leaders must build their supply chains with new building blocks. What will this do to your supply chain?

Dil?at Uyguroglu:“Supply chain plays a huge role in sustainability agenda”

Supply Chain Movement

Unilever’s corporate vision – “to double the size of the business, whilst reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact” – is top of mind, bordering on evangelical, for the company’s supply chain in Turkey. A commitment to halving its environmental impact by reducing greenhouse gases, water use, waste packaging and increasing sustainable sourcing has a huge impact on the supply chain.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. South Africa.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands.

Taking the Hill

Supply Chain Shaman

We believe that supply chain excellence helps a company to better balance demand and supply. We also believe that it helps companies to be more resilient: weathering demand and supply volatility while maximizing opportunities and mitigating risks. We believe that supply chain excellence matters and is important to improving financial market performance. What does the future of supply chain excellence look like?”

It Should Not Be This Way…

Supply Chain Shaman

I recently attended SAPICS in South Africa. So, as I sat in my seat 5D and crossed the Atlantic, I asked myself the question, “Why have supply chain planning technologies not been reinvented through technology evolution in a similar manner?” ” By and large, companies are unhappy with the user experience of supply chain planning and feel that the system output is too difficult to use.

Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN

AIMMS

Wilko, to start off, could you tell us more about the supply chain division you work for? . I work for Global Supply Chain, a division based in Zoeterwoude (the Netherlands). A typical question we deal with could be: “should we invest in brewing capacity in South Africa or can we postpone that investment and save costs by importing beer from the Netherlands instead?” Any question that a senior supply chain officer or senior stakeholder could ask.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

Procurement Terminology is a Mess!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Under apartheid, and the first few years of his life, in South Africa, his existence was literally a crime. He takes the naive reader (myself) on a wonderfully descriptive journey through the uniqueness and bizarreness of South Africa under apartheid. Let’s make a change before it hinders procurement from making a true impact across all business areas in the value chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Logipharma 2014

Supply Chain Movement

The Leading End-To-End Supply Chain Management Event For The Life Science Industry. LogiPharma is the ONLY VP-level, end-to-end supply chain event for life science professionals, focusing on strategic and tactical improvements for Europe & the rest of the world. Hear from the Thought-Leaders In your Field: Philippe Francois, VP, Supply Chain EMEA, Baxter Healthcare. Alessandro De Luca, SVP, Head of Global Supply Network Operations, Merck Group.