About Vicenda

In an environment as dynamic and complex as supply chain management, it is imperative for supply chain professionals to keep in touch with industry trends, best practices and technological advancements in order to maintain an optimal and competitive supply chain.

Vicenda is an innovative services company delivering business information services to the logistics and supply chain industry. Our focus is to provide executives with tailored business platforms that allow them to keep informed and up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Our workshops, conferences and roundtables bring together industry experts and seasoned practitioners to share their knowledge, experience and insight in interactive learning environments.

Although content is always based on sound academic principles, we have a strong focus on sharing fresh perspectives and practical solutions to the business challenges that supply chain executives encounter daily.

Supply Chain Update is our online industry publication. Now in its fifth year, it continues to provide a valuable platform for industry news, articles, perspectives, multimedia, events and supply chain jobs. Visit the site here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MASTERCLASS: SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING
19 October 2017
Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg

Effective planning is critical to business success and in the current economic climate, companies are under additional pressure to be more responsive to challenging market conditions. To cope successfully with these challenges, cross-functional collaboration between operations, sales and finance is a necessity in order to effectively synchronise demand and supply-side imbalances in an enterprise.

If you’re looking to implement Sales & Operations Planning in your company or to improve your current planning process, this Masterclass offers a practical guide to designing, implementing and maintaining an effective S&OP process in your own organisation.

This Masterclass provides a unique opportunity to gain insight from an experienced practitioner directly responsible for implementing and leading a world-class Sales & Operations Planning process implementation together with years of cross-industry supply chain management experience. 

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STORES MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE
7 - 8 November 2017
Premier Hotel, OR Tambo

This workshop will provide delegates with a complete understanding of current best practices in stores management and importantly, how to apply them effectively in their current environment. The aim of this workshop is empower delegates with the knowledge to increase efficiency, improve productivity and be more customer-focused and service oriented.

The content is practical and over these two days, delegates will gain knowledge of the fundamentals in managing stores effectively as well as proven methodologies that can immediately be implemented in their stores or warehouse. This workshop has been designed for introductory to intermediate level.

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EFFECTIVE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
14 - 15 November 2017
Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo, Jhb

This two-day workshop will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of current best practices in inventory management and importantly, how to apply them effectively in their current environment. Specifically, the workshop will cover:

  •          The role & functions of inventory within the supply chain
  •          Best practices for the management of inventory
  •          Performance measurement & improvement
  •          Solutions to inventory management challenges
  •          Understanding the real cost of inventory
  •          Supply chain principles & management issues
  •          Implementation action plans

The content of this workshop is practical and delegates will leave with tools, ideas and proven methodologies that can immediately be implemented in their supply chain.

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