Zambia Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics Summit 2014

Banner Image New-1Southern African procurement, supply chain and logistics leaders and experts set to gather in Zambia to discuss on sustainable supply chain management and networks.

Join us at this year’s Zambia Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics Summit which has gained much interest from Southern African supply chain leaders as well to hear how you can strategically position your organization and employees in a global competitive advantage.”

Those were the words from Mr Gift Mashingaidze the Group Chair of Frmb Investments the hosting company  on the upcoming summit set for the 13th and 14th of February 2014 at Cresta Golf view Hotel in Lusaka which is set to gather Zambian supply chain and logistics community.

Commenting on this matter, Mr Freeman Mpofu the Managing Director of the hosting company said they are excited and optimistic about the outcomes of the summit as it has been well received in Zambia from clearing and forwarding organizations, regulatory authorities, government departments, procurement departments in mines, manufacturing and FMCGs, transport and logistics industries and relevant sectors.

This summit will create a platform for supply chain professionals to hear, learn, discuss and network on issues impacting and affecting the Zambia procurement, supply chain and logistics industries. This will be an unrivalled opportunity to share strategies that can improve small to large enterprises to give their employees competitive advantage and learn how things are done on a global scale.

The panel of Southern African experts expected to present are as follows ; Andries Louw  Chief Director : Eastern Cape Provincial Government Supply Chain Management Office, South Africa ; South Africa ; Gideon M Phiri CEO Manufacturers, Importers & Exporters Association of Botswana ; Rod Ward Group Procurement – B-BBBE Executive Ellerines Holdings South Africa ; Dr Len van der Walt Procurement Independent Consultant, South Africa ; Rory McWade CMILT Group C.E.O Cargo Carriers International Hauliers – Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, DRC, South Africa ; Dr Dinesh Kumar Associate Director– Management Consultancy –Supply Chain KPMG South Africa.

These executives will discuss cross-industry best practices required to be successful in end-to-end supply chain transformation and business performance improvement in today’s volatile market environment.

Key benefits of attending

Learn how to effectively alleviate risk in the supply chain and secure supply chain continuity

Understand how to reduce costly disruptions to the supply chain through effective inventory management techniques

Explore how strategic supplier management can drive revenue and overall supply chain performance

Discover the technologies and trends that global companies are using to optimise their supply chain processes

Gain key insights into continuous improvement with the lean quadrant, detailing how to provide the highest possible quality, in the shortest possible time and at the lowest possible cost

Benchmark, speak, and profile your service and product offerings by exhibiting or sponsoring this summit.

Network with local and international executives and get a deeper understanding of how other organizations are operating on global markets.


This event is set to gather Purchasing and Supply Directors, Managers, Officers, Assistants or Clerks, Heads of Purchasing and Supply Units (PSU) and their Deputies, Secretaries and Administrators responsible for Purchasing and Supply, Supply Chain, Inventory/Stock Management ,Tender Board Committee Members, Heads of Departments in Public and Private Sectors, Stock/Material Controllers, Stores and Warehouse Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Officers, Administrators, Mechanizing Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Officers, Administrators, Assistants, Transport and Flight Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Officers, Administrators, Assistants, Customs and Exercise Officers, Chief Buyers, Buyers, Assistant Buyers, Freight Forwarding Agents, Auditors, Accountants, Engineers, Procurement Officers, Supply Chain Officers, Contracts Officers, Finance Officers, Logistics Officers, Cost Management Officers, Process Re-Engineering Officers, Purchasing and Supply Agents and Outsourcing Officers, government officials, decision makers ,CEO’S,CPO’S,CFO mining, manufacturing, retail ,transport & various supply chain sectors.

For more information on this upcoming summit and discounted early-bird registrations for your organization contact:

Freeman Mpofu

Tel           : +27 11 333 2267

Mob         : +27 73 977 2800

Email       :

Gift Mashingaidze

Tel           : +27 11 333 2298

Mob         : +27 84 435 5153

Email       :

Thabani Sibanda

Tel           : +27 11 222 3363

Mob         : +27 789 065 679


If you would like to exhibit or sponsor this event and profile your services or products, contact us at you convenience. We look forward to meeting and networking with you at this summit!

About Frmb Investments Consulting

FRMB Investments is one of Africa’s leading communication, specialist content and business-to-business knowledge transfer to emerging markets businesses, organisations and governments. With leading content and information platforms focused on policies and investment in the banking and finance, purchase and supply, transport and logistics, energy and power, manufacturing, real estate and telecoms sectors. And a portfolio of services that includes a series of established events, training and market report. Our services are tailored to enable businesses, governments and international organizations seeking entry into Africa to become high-performance businesses. We adopt a collaborative approach in helping them develop a sustainable business strategy and create long-term relationships, and in doing so deliver a long-term growth return to their shareholders. With offices in South Africa.