SMART PROCUREMENT HONOURED AT NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL SMME AWARDS

In recognition of its contribution to empowering and advancing entrepreneurs and developing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), Smart Procurement was honoured at the inaugural National Presidential SMME Awards. These were hosted by The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) and the awards were presented by Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development.…

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THINK GLOBAL AND ACT LOCAL TO REMEDY PROCUREMENT MYOPIA AND ENSURE BUSINESS SUCCESS AND RESILIENCE, EXPERTS ADVISE

“Glocalisation” is a remedy for procurement myopia, according to Dr. Jones Mathew, who is a Professor at the Great Lakes Institute of Management in Gurgaon, India. He was one of the 100 renowned African and international experts who shared their experience and insights with the more than 500 delegates who attended the recent Smart Procurement World Indaba. Now in its 16th year, this event is South Africa’s largest, longest-standing conference and expo for procurement and inbound supply chain professionals. This year’s theme was “Glocalised Procurement – Think Global, Act Local”.