The African Centre for Supply Chain(ACSC) in collaboration with Multimix Academy is set to launch the 2021 edition of the Nigerian Logistics and Supply Chain Industry report.
The event expected to feature the ACSC 10th Fellowship Investiture and Membership Induction ceremony, has its theme as “ Supply Chain-Key to African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCFTA) Success” and is billed to take place on May25,2022 at Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos at 10 am.
Speaking on the event,the Director General of ACSC who is also a Consultant in Logistics and Supply Chain, Dr. Obiora Madu said that there is a huge deficit of data in the country because “We do not measure how things are done ,arguing that the inability and laxity to perform the necessary and constant measurement is the reason behind poor management and slow improvement in various sectors of the economy.
Implying that the Nigerian Logistics and Supply Chain Industry report is meant to feel some data gap in the logistics sector, Dr. Obiora emphasized that companies have what they call ‘Performance Measurement’, adding that the Report is the only Industry Report in the Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain.
According to him, the nation needs more of its kind in other industries and for the nation at large.
Expected to deliver the keynote address is the Special Adviser to President Mohammadu Buhari on Public Affairs who is also the Secretary, National Action Committee on AfCFTA, Dr. Francis Anatogu.
The Report will be reviewed by Professor Samuel Odewunmi, former Dean School of Transport, Lagos State University (LASU).
Expected at the event also is the Chairman, Governing Council of ACSC, Professor A.G. Sumaila, FACSC; key stakeholders, Chief Executives of some government agencies, stakeholder in Logistics and Supply Chain sector, among others.