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: EXPORTING INTO AFRICA
10 - 11 October 2018
Premier Hotel, OR Tambo, Jhb

This two-day workshop will cover the real-world application of how to effectively handle the technical aspects relating to exporting into Africa.  It is highly practical and will also highlight potential problems that could arise from incorrectly applying these technical processes and how to evade the pitfalls relating to the unique nature of Exporting into Africa.

Delivered by the Master Trainer for the International Chamber of Commerce for Africa, the workshop is aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of current best inter-processes, South African government statutory requirements, the benefits offered by trade agreements such as SADC, EAC, COMESA and SACU and how to implement up-to-date export administration processes within every organisation. 

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STORES MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE
10 - 11 October 2018
Premier Hotel, OR Tambo, Jhb

Effective Stores Operations play a critical role in the profitability and success of each business. The manner in which stores are managed can impact significantly on inventory, customer service levels and ultimately, the company’s bottom line.

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.


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2018 WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION SUMMIT
23 - 24 October 2018
Premier Hotel, OR Tambo, Jhb

Join 200+ logistics practitioners at the 2018 Warehousing & Distribution Summit for two days of exceptional content and networking! We’ve already had an excellent response from the industry and we’re looking forward to a worthwhile event for all involved.

On 23-24 October in Johannesburg, thought leaders, industry experts and practitioners will share their experience, perspectives and insights through 26 independent sessions over 2 conference streams. Delegates will be exposed to world class case studies, presentations and discussions on three key areas: WAREHOUSING, DISTRIBUTION & OUTSOURCING

What do you get?

  • -  26 focused sessions over 2 conference streams
  • -  30+ experienced presenters
  • -  Insightful case studies from leading brands
  • -  Virtual site visits of world-class facilities
  • -  Peer-to-peer roundtable discussions
  • -  Insight from thought leaders and experienced practitioners
  • -  Exposure to the latest industry trends and solutions


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COMPLIANCE FOR IMPORTERS: THE NEW CUSTOMS ACT PROGRAMME
6 - 7 November 2018
Protea Hotel Tyger Valley, Cape Town

The New Customs Act Programme (NCAP) is a must know for all companies involved in any form of imports. The New Customs Act will be implemented this year and these changes need to be fully understood and more importantly, how to implement these changes within your organisation to ensure compliancy.

Delivered by the Master Trainer for the International Chamber of Commerce for Africa, this workshop is aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of how this new act will affect your business and how to implement up-to-date import administration processes and policies to ensure compliancy and avoid penalties. Practical exercises are included in this workshop which will provide delegates with the necessary information and practical skills which can be easily implemented in the work-place.

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