A presentation by Wybrand Ganzevoort, Managing Director, Collective Value Creation, South Africa.

Delivered during the 38th annual SAPICS event for supply chain professionals in Sun City, South Africa.

The session will provide delegates with a background to Supplier Development in relation to their Supply Chain and the 2013 Codes of Good Practice. We then delve into the various Strategies around Supplier Development. These strategies include Supplier Diversity, Entrepreneurial Development, Operational Supplier Development and Growth and Supply Chain Innovation. The session will motivate Supply Chain practitioners in South Africa to think strategically regarding Supplier Development.

The session will examine some examples of how organisations are strategically engaged around Supplier Development by integrating Supplier Development into their approach to Strategic Sourcing. Lastly, we will look at some of the internal and external risks to Supplier Development and how to manage those risks.