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AISCR has passionate experts who are able to drive and re-engineer procurement and supply chain solutions, delivering superior value and tangible results to your organisation.

We offer our expertise in public and private sector procurement, helping our clients get the best deal in the procurement of goods and services. At AISCR, we provide proven and executive cost-effective re-engineering procurement and supply chain solutions tailored to your needs.

In delivering and accelerating our solutions to managers and C-suite executives, our consultants conduct assessment through program design to execution and from strategy through implementation to continual improvement.

We can help you realize the full potential of your suppliers and add significant value to your organization through dramatic value creation, cost reduction, reduced risk, greater innovation, and collaboration from your supply chains. We follow a rigorous methodology, underpinned by strong governance to optimize your supply chain activities and develop appropriate supplier relationships. Our consultants are experts with over 100 years of combined experience gained from previous projects.

Why AISCR Advisory & Consulting services?

  • We have tracked records proven success, having worked with many leading companies since 2019.
  • Our services are backed by leading  benchmarking reports and best practices repository.
  • We advocate for inclusive growth, localisation, industralisation and Pan Africanism in line with African Agenda 2063.
  • With our skills and expertise, we are an ideal partner to help you re-engineer your procurement and supply chain efficiency in Africa.


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The difference we make

AISCR turn the way you manage procurement and supply chain into
powerful source of competitive advantage for your organisation.

 procurement strategy and plans

Developing a comprehensive procurement strategy and plans

Creating a successful robust and responsive procurement and supply chain strategy requires a comprehensive approach to demand planning, strategic sourcing and a shift from the traditional “us versus they” mindset in supplier relationship management. The strategies an organisationmay use to approach your procurement initiatives will have a long-term impact on the results you receive.

At AISCR, we will help organisation develop their appropriate strategies, whether they involve the use of technologies or negotiation tactics, we can help develop a unique strategy that fits your business needs. To survive and thrive within an increasingly competitive marketplace, organizations must adapt to the new collaborative model that enhances predictability, visibility, and responsiveness throughout the supply chain. Therefore, sourcing strategy must consider all of these disciplines and more to achieve overall organizational responsiveness and, as a result, competitive advantage.

Our experience and guidance can assist your organization in developing its procurement strategies.


Create a healthy procurement environment by developing sound policies and procedural manuals based on best practices

Procurement policies and procedural manuals provide a framework for all competitive transactions. It contains statements of legislation principle, policies and procedures related to the acquisition of goods, services and works by an organisation. It contains both standard and mandatory requirements and guidelines; and establishes minimum standards and principles which are to be applied across the organisation in the procurement of goods, services and works.

It is the responsibility of all managers and supervisors to ensure that these policies and procedures are understood by all employees and that they are administered and applied uniformly in all instances involving procurement.

At AISCR, we assist organisations create a healthy procurement environment by developing sound policies and procedural manuals based on best practices.


Improve your organisation structure, capability, processes and ultimately performance

The focus of improving capability is to increase savings through collaboration, better use of technology, and adoption of standard procurement practices across organisations, while balancing issues of economic, social and environmental sustainability. We conduct procurement capability assessment to assist organisations improve their structure, capability, processes and ultimately performance.

We have developed a diagnostic toolkit, which helps organisations and individuals assess and improve their procurement effectiveness in a fast, cost effective manner and can be used to support organisational design, training and development and recruitment.


Getting the best value is more important than the lowest, cheapest cost.

Strategic sourcing is the collaborative and structured process of critically analysing an organisation’s spending and using this information to make business decisions about acquiring commodities and services more effectively and efficiently.  At PASCA, we assist supply chain managers to plan, manage, and develop the supply base in line with these objectives; and creates an understanding of the categories of goods and services in organisation’s spending portfolio, their intended use and the sources of supply.

We can assist you optimise your supply base while reducing total cost of ownership and improving mission delivery.

Our strategic sourcing services include:

  • Identifying and prioritising the opportunities, target spend categories or commodities
  • Creating a cross functional sourcing team including representatives from operations, engineering, finance, quality, purchasing and supply chain
  • Develop a project strategy and communications plan
  • Gather market intelligence and detailed business requirements
  • Collect a supplier pool or portfolio
  • Specify a supplier profile
  • Document a data package
  • Conduct a sourcing event, e.g. RFI/RFP, auction
  • Negotiate, evaluate, award
  • Supplier Relationship Management: contract, long term agreement,  service level agreement, vendor scorecard, periodic governance, and most importantly – continuous improvement


Category Management is Not Strategic Sourcing

Category management is the next level of maturity beyond Strategic Sourcing. We’ve entered a new era of category management where category managers are evolving as leaders, and stakeholders are recognising procurement for the significant value it brings to the table. Category management should incorporate Strategic sourcing processes which will therefore not only generate greater savings but also improve supplier performance, mitigate risks and drive innovations and improvements.

We will assist you structure, organise and manage your procurement activities and resources by grouping together related products and services and mapping them to their relevant supply market. 

What we can do for you:

  • Product range analysis
  • Strategy and process development
  • Organisation development
  • Integration into the entire supply chain
  • Converting cost reduction potential
  • Category management outsourcing


Redefine the value of strategic supplier collaboration

Achieving sustainable savings requires organisations to drive performance improvements, manage risk, and efficiently manage supplier relationships. Managing a strategic supplier can sometimes be hard work. At AISCR, we are able to work with suppliers to understand what is important to them in a client-supplier relationship, and brings these insights to you.

We are able to develop or refine a formal supplier relationship management program, identify strategic cooperation challenges as well as identifying partners and developing the supplier relations strategy.


Building world-class procurement and the market intelligence capability to support it, is a challenge even for the most resourceful organisations.

Market intelligence is a critical component for developing a world class procurement. It entails lowering your supply chain costs, driving new business, strategy development, and managing efficiencies. Having an adept partner for conducting market research for your procured goods and services is critical to the efficiency of your supply chain.

We conduct market intelligence function to provide category managers with easily digestible reports, tailored to provide the specific information they need.

AISCR will assist you:

  • Analyse the category spends
  • Stay informed about supply market
  • Devise category management strategy
  • Mitigate supply chain risks
  • Know about emerging trends
  • Insure against potential risks
  • Cut down cost and increase organisational gains with high customer satisfaction


We align people, processes, tools, and technology to enhance your procurement proficiency

Procurement‘s role in the last few years has been to move from a tactical transaction based function and transition into a more strategic corporate role.  To meet these challenges, organisations need to transform their procurement strategies, processes, tools, to meet those corporate needs.

Strategic Sourcing and Procurement teams need to work in lock-step with corporate strategy. When they’re not in lock-step, procurement transformation may be in order, which requires a full-picture view of current state against desired end-state, and a comprehensive gap analysis. Beyond generic recommendations, you need a full analysis of your people, processes, and technology against your peers and industry best practices. Our procurement transformation service range as follows:

  • People
  • Processes
  • Tools
  • Technology

AISCR has seasoned consultants with expertise to implement procurement transformations across multiple private and public sector organisations.


Strategically managing the procurement process and entering into legally sound, mutually advantageous contracts is critical to the financial sustainability of organisations

Every transaction undertaken by an organisation involves a contract whether explicitly agreed in writing, or implicitly implied through actions. Properly managed contracts can ensure that services are delivered within specification and at the agreed cost. Improperly managed contracts may affect negatively on the institution and government as a whole.

We cover all those activities associated with contract management from the establishment of the business case and the confirmation of need, through contract administration and relationship management to the review of contract performance.

Our procurement and procurement administration services include:

  • Strategic procurement route advise
  • Tender strategy and analysis
  • Mitigating risk in tender and contract documents
  • Development and implementation of contract management procedures and controls measures
  • Ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions, as well as documenting and agreeing on any changes or amendments that may arise during its implementation or execution.
  • Systematically and efficiently managing contract creation, execution, and analysis for the purpose of maximizing financial and operational performance and minimising risk.


Leveraging procurement to influence the development of the supplier industry is key to realising an organization’s objectives

We assist both government and industry with supplier development programs.

For government, we recognise that a growing micro, small, medium-sized enterprise (MSMEs) is vital for broadening economic participation and delivering on our country’s economic development objectives. We assist organisations develop clear and defined programs for developing MSMEs, by investing time, money, and capital in order to contribute to the development, sustainability, financial independence, and operational independence of those beneficiaries.

For Industry, managing suppliers can be a headache. Given that companies are increasingly depending on their suppliers due to increasing complexity and specialization in technology, quality standards have become a focus on supplier qualification and monitoring. This is especially critical for small to medium-sized enterprises. We assist the industry with:

  • Local supplier risk assessment & due diligence
  • Perform supplier assessment to identify potential gaps
  • On-boarding new suppliers and/or closing gaps identified during the assessment
  • Develop and execute supplier monitoring processes and audit support
  • Corrective action and problem-solving support for delivery and quality issues
  • Cost reduction or productivity improvement projects
  • Continuous improvement support

Research, Supply Chain Analytics & Data Science Consulting

Our team of consultants offers expert statistical and design advice in a variety of areas, which include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Research Design
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Power Analysis/Sample Size determination
  • Survey Design
  • Data Engineering and Mining
  • Advanced Analytics & Predictive Modeling
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Advanced Regression Analysis and Model Validation
  • Machine Learning and Predictive Modeling
  • Cluster and Factor Analysis
  • Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
  • Structural Equation Modeling

In today’s competitive business environment, leveraging data is a strategic advantage for optimizing supply chain operations. Data and Data Analysis are essential in supply chain as these enable companies to make informed decisions, reduce costs, improve efficiency, enhance customer satisfaction and help manage supply chain risks more effectively.

AISCR specialises in providing impactful and cutting-edge Data Science and cloud-based Supply Chain Analytics consulting solutions to boost cost efficiency, traceability, responsiveness, collaboration and coordination among supply chain partners. We play a significant role in improving supply chain operations by providing valuable insights through application of Simulations, Predictive Modeling, Machine Learning Modeling and Advanced Statistical concepts and techniques. Our Data Analytics solutions provide businesses with real-time insights into the whole supply chain, enabling them to manage shipments, track development, and swiftly respond to delays or interruptions. We have a dedicated team of experienced and knowledgeable experts in smart automation technologies which help to streamline supply chain processes, reduce supply chain costs and improve supply chain efficiency.

AISCR supports individuals (Master’s and PhD candidates) and organisations with advanced and appropriate Data Analysis for researchers to draw meaningful conclusions from their data. We cover all facets of the statistical design, analysis, and interpretation of supply chain management research projects.

Established in 2019, the African Institute for Supply Chain Research (AISCR) provides supply chain research, education, outreach, and networking solutions for a better Africa.





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