Objectives Of Supply Chain Management

  • 52BEBFB9-4D40-4B04-B054-31AAD7ABC39DCreated with sketchtool.1 Give effect to the provisions of the Constitution, 1996
  • 157D1E8E-985B-4979-8028-671C4D334AE8Created with sketchtool.2 Give effect to the provisions of the MFMA, 2003
  • 831C5FFE-92BE-4890-97F8-B9CCAD8E5A5FCreated with sketchtool.3 Transform outdated procurement and provisioning practices into an integrated SCM function
  • DAB47C78-9120-4C5C-B9F6-7A8A17F21C89Created with sketchtool.4 Ensure that SCM forms an integral part of the financial management system of the centre
  • 2AB213DA-DAC6-4AE4-B1D4-B594B1F6FEA0Created with sketchtool.5 Make significant improvement to financial management in the broader public sector
  • 59290408-68DC-4FCE-A604-BF04D8563482Created with sketchtool.6 Create a common understanding and interpretation of government’s preferential procurement policy objectives
  • AABCB886-BD11-4C6C-A729-1C95D9B68600Created with sketchtool.7 Promote consistency in respect of SCM policy and other related policy initiatives in government
  • 2F29F820-42E1-4E87-9892-6E84DD7B8B6FCreated with sketchtool.8 Align with global trends and ensure that South Africa adheres to international best practices

Elements As Incorporated Into CTICC’s
SCM Policy


Demand Management

This is the beginning of the supply chain management process and forms part of the strategic planning of the municipality. The municipality will identify resources required to support its commitments. Demand management ensures resources are delivered at the correct time, place, price, quantity and quality.


Acquisition Management

This is the management of procurement by the municipality. Acquisition management determines the process to be applied when procuring the needed goods and services; including however the market will be approached, bid documentation to be used, how bids will be evaluated and the contract documentation to be signed.


Logistics Management

This aspect addresses the setting of inventory levels, the receiving and distribution of goods, store and warehouse management, transport management, vendor performance, maintenance as well as contract administration.


Performance Management

This is the monitoring process, undertaking a retrospective analysis to determine whether the proper processes have been followed and whether the desired objectives were achieved. It is the responsibility of the supply chain senior manager to ensure that these objectives and elements are adhered to and implemented. Thereby ensuring a sound, sustainable and accountable supply chain system which is fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective.