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Seminar Theme: Supply chain localisation – the African opportunity

Supplier development faces numerous challenges resulting from transformation imperatives, localisation, globalisation, socio-economic factors, buyer advancements, resource constraints, quality demands, cost pressures and the need for industrialisation in growing markets.

Supplier Development is an key component of Supplier Relationship Management and is vital for the transformation of the procurement and supply chain management functions. In the African context, this includes developing indigenous suppliers, especially SME’s and community based suppliers, to deliver much needed economic transformation and to ensure the effective participation of these SME’s and entrepreneurs in the mainstream economy.

During this one-day seminar you will hear from expert speakers and leading companies, sharing up-to-date knowledge and in-depth practical tips about Supplier and Enterprise Development, including localisation and community development.

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