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Webinar on Covid-19 and it’s Implications for Supply Chain Management

Date: Tuesday, 05 May 2020
Time: 17h00-19h00
Cost: Free

The outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has major implications for supply chain management. The impact of supply chains can be seen in:

  • Government restrictions amid to mitigate the spread of the virus,
  • Limited access to employees due to quarantine and potential loss of jobs,
  • Limited operating hours and goods are not being produced to full capacity,
  • Suppliers of customised products are at risk of losing market shares,
  • Closure of businesses or manufacturing slowdowns and
  • Limited access to logistics movements and financial implications.

AISCR invites you for a webinar to better understand the profound impact of Covid-19 on supply chains in South Africa and the continent. The webinar aims to assist supply chain practitioners develop mitigating strategies during this trying time and a blueprint for effective post-COVID-19 supply chains.

Topics to be addressed include among others:

  • How Covid-19 is impacting supply chains in South Africa and the continent
  • Best supply chain practices in response to Covid-19
  • Post Covid-19_supply chain structure, technology and finance
  • Humanitarian concerns.


Ms Sibongile Shongwe

  • Chief Executive: Mtimaz Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • VP Business Development & Operations: AISCR


Prof Marcus Ambe

  • Professor: Supply Chain Management, Unisa
  • President: AISCR
  • Deputy Chairperson: Interim SCM Council, South Africa

Prof Michelle Naude

  • Professor: Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • University of KwaZulu Natal

Prof Marcia Mkansi

  • Associate Professor: Supply Chain Management, Unisa;
  • Former Chair: Department of Operations Management, Unisa

Dr Rebecca Setino

  • Country Head: Procurement and Supply Chain at Bombardier South Africa
  • Deputy Chairperson: Board of Directors, AISCR

Professor Emmanuel Awour

  • Associate Professor: Leadership & Supply Chain Management
  • Management University of Africa – Kenya

Dr Oluka Nagitta

  • Lecturer:  Supply Chain Management, Uganda Management Institute
  • Member of AISCR Educational

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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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