7 June 2007

A SmartProcurement news report on IPSA / CIPS 2007 Pan African Conference

 (Seated from left to right: Keith Trower (Deputy CEO CIPS), Karen van Vuuren (Chairperon IPSA) and Kraai van Kraaienberg (CEO IPSA)  The Institute of Procurement & Supply of South Africa (IPSA) and the Chartered Inistitute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) hosted and facilitated a global convergence of top minds at its 2007 Pan African Conference […]

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Leadership Profile: Karen van Vuuren of Transnet

LEADERS:   This month Smart Procurement profiles the dynamic leader of Transnet’s Procurement and Supply Management (P&SM) function, Karen van Vuuren.   Full Name: Karen van Vuuren Position: Chief Procurement Officer , Transnet Private sector OR Public sector: Public Sector Core business activity of the enterprise: National Bulk Freight Transportation and Infrastructure Number of people in

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The current case for purchasing cards – Part 1

At a recent breakfast session hosted by IPSA (Institute of Procurement and Supply South Africa) Julian Curtiss, Manager of Commercial Marketing, Corporate Payment Solutions at ABSA Bank, said that Procurement Cards are now almost universally accepted as a procurement to pay solution for both the private and public sectors of economies across the globe. He

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A “Quick Start” to Supply Chain Collaboration

Joint improvement efforts between buyers and suppliers can yield impressive results. William Sharp of 4-Africa Solutions told Smart Procurement that: When looking at joint Supply Chain Collaboration projects there are two aspects that need to be considered when mapping joint supply chain processes namely. Taxonomy and Implementation. Taxonomy is the aspect of using a common

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