Supply Chain Management

 Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management


A system of organisations, people, activities, information and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.

Career description

The supply chain manager coordinates the logistics of all aspects of the supply chain which consists of five parts: 1) the plan or strategy, 2) the source (of raw materials or services), 3) manufacturing (focused on productivity and efficiency), 4) delivery and logistics, and 5) the return system (for defective or unwanted products). The supply chain manager tries to minimize shortages and keep costs down.
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Jobs directly related to the degree

  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Procurement Specialist
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  • Materials Controller
  • Logistics Supplier Administrator
  • Tracking Agent





Unilever, Pick n Pay, DHL Africa, Aramex SA, Laura Rokohl, Mary Kleespies


Bursary Opportunities

Shoprite, Orica, Gradstar Awards, Clover Bursaries, National Treasury, Sasol, Western Cape Provincial Treasury Bursary



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Designing and Managing the Supply Chain by David Simchi

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