About Vicenda

In an environment as dynamic and complex as supply chain management, it is imperative for supply chain professionals to keep in touch with industry trends, best practices and technological advancements in order to maintain an optimal and competitive supply chain.

Vicenda is an innovative services company delivering business information services to the logistics and supply chain industry. Our focus is to provide executives with tailored business platforms that allow them to keep informed and up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Our workshops, conferences and roundtables bring together industry experts and seasoned practitioners to share their knowledge, experience and insight in interactive learning environments.

Although content is always based on sound academic principles, we have a strong focus on sharing fresh perspectives and practical solutions to the business challenges that supply chain executives encounter daily.

Supply Chain Update is our online industry publication. Now in its fifth year, it continues to provide a valuable platform for industry news, articles, perspectives, multimedia, events and supply chain jobs. Visit the site here.


21 June 2016
Premier Hotel OR Tambo, Johannesburg

Cost and competitive pressures have never been more intense - and customers have never been more demanding. It’s therefore vital to conduct efficient and cost-effective distribution in order to reduce operating costs, maintain desired customer service levels, protect profit margins and sustain growth in today’s highly competitive marketplace.

In this workshop the presenters will share the experience of fifteen years of research, consulting, creating and implementing distribution optimisations systems in multiple environments. They will discuss strategic and tactical planning of distribution networks, the algorithmic complexity and its rewards, the basics of data maintenance, the real world operational issues of implementing these systems, and what are the new disruptive technologies and trends that are coming that will make us rethink it all again.

The content is a combination of best practices, proven methodologies, insight and valuable perspectives from recognised industry experts in the field of distribution optimisation.