ZUMA: "Regain control through supply chain management reform"

| 0 Comments
JZ_StateAddress2013.jpgThe revitalisation of production within South Africa is attributable to local procurement, said President Jacob Zuma.

“We have seen the revitalisation of train and bus production in South Africa, largely because of the drive for local procurement,” said President Zuma in the 2013 State of Nation address.

He acknowledged, however, that government must become more effective in order to minimise waste and reduce unnecessary cost.

For South Africa to increase local procurement it is necessary for the government to clearly define its plans to reform supply chain management systems and look to ensure that systems are consistent and compliant as part of its fundamental public sector improvement strategy, he said.

Addressing the factors affecting service delivery, the lack of finance is a key concern for the public sector in its drive to reform the supply chain. A key point for government will be understanding the challenges faced in acquiring the right service provider as well as training public servants to operate efficiently.

Much like President Zuma’s address, the Smart Procurement World 2013 forum invites you to “Think Differently” within your procurement department. In keeping with our theme, we’ll be bringing you insightful presentations in September 2013, all challenging you to find innovative ways to achieve your 2013 goal for your bottom line.

For more information visit www.smartprocurementworld.com

Do you have an interesting story to share and would like to share the platform as a speaker? Get involved now! Contact Hmrithi Jairam hj@smartprocurement.net

Leave a comment


 

 

Career opportunites

Tutor and Coordinator

  • Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Permanent Procurement Management Supplier / Business Development
Purpose of the job: To plan, coach, advise

Commodity Manager

  • <500 000 Commodities Gauteng Procurement Management
Are you a Commodity Manager looking for the

Supply Chain Professional

  • <500 000 Gauteng Procurement Management Supply Chain
I specialize in placing professionals in the Supply

Supply Planning

  • <500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Supply Chain
Seeking dynamic candidates to take to the market

Industrial Engineer

  • <500 000 Gauteng Industrial Engineer Procurement Consultant
Are you an Industrial Engineer looking to make

Logistics Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Logistics & Warehousing Supply Chain
Seeking vibrant industry specific individuals seeking new opportunities

Operations Manager

  • <500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Procurement Management
Looking for an Operations Manager to take into

Supply Chain Systems Administrator

  • >500 000 Gauteng Procurement Management Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain
One of South Africa's leading, mining companies is

Logistics Manager

  • <500 000 Gauteng Logistics & Warehousing Procurement Management
Are you an experienced Logistics Manager looking for

Continuous Improvement Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Procurement Management Supply Chain
I specialize in placing professionals in the Supply

Warehouse Assistant

  • <500 000 Gauteng Logistics & Warehousing Operations, Planning & Inventory
I am currently looking for ambitious Demand Planner,

Internal Procurement Officer

  • <500 000 Gauteng Permanent Procurement Officer / Specialist Strategic Sourcing
Position Available: Internal Procurement Officer Status : New ...More

Supply Chain Officer

  • <500 000 Gauteng Procurement Officer / Specialist Supply Chain
Seeking dynamic candidates to take to the market

Supply Chain Planner

  • <500 000 Free State Operations, Planning & Inventory Supply Chain
Seeking dynamic candidates to take to the market

Senior Buyer

  • >500 000 Buyer Gauteng Procurement Management
Tech-Pro specialises in placing professionals in the Supply

Industrial Engineer

  • <500 000 Gauteng Industrial Engineer
Tech-Pro specialises in placing professionals in the Supply

Warehouse Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Logistics & Warehousing Operations, Planning & Inventory Supply Chain
Seeking hands on individuals that come from an

Manufacturing Purchasing Specialist

  • >500 000 Procurement Officer / Specialist Supply Chain Western Cape
A leading auto manufacture company based in Cape

Procurement Sourcing Specialist

  • <500 000 Gauteng Procurement Consultant Strategic Sourcing
A Leader in the Supply Chain industry is

Planning Manager

  • >500 000 Gauteng Operations, Planning & Inventory Procurement Management
Looking for Planning Managers to take into the