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.


21 November 2019
Premier Hotel, OR Tambo, Jhb

IT’S OFFICIAL… Incoterms ® 2020 has been released!

To accommodate changes as the global trade environment has evolved, a revised version of the Incoterms® rules [Incoterms® 2020] has been released by the ICC which will take effect from 1 January 2020.

Incoterms ® are fundamental to international trade, providing a set of contract terms for international trade and delivery of freight. The Incoterms ® 2020 is a must know for all parties involved in any form of international trade and need to be clearly understood in order to ensure compliancy and clearly define the seller & buyers' responsibilities, risks and costs. This one-day programme will include:

·         The current Incoterms ® 2020 rules in detail

·         What are the key changes in the latest Incoterms ® revision?

·         How to implement these rules into every contract of sale

·         Which Incoterms ® 2020 to quote in order to zero rate VAT on exports

·         Understanding the delivery of every Incoterm from EXW – DDP

·         Why traders would choose one set of Incoterm rules over another

·         How to insert Incoterms ® 2020 into your import and export costings

·         Commonly misused terms and how to avoid the consequences

·         Practical exercises