University of Fort Hare Supply Chain Management

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University of Fort Hare Supply Chain Management

University of Fort Hare Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Office

Welcome to the Supply Chain Management Department at the University of Fort Hare. This website was created to provide both internal and external clients with pertinent information that will meet their needs and requirements. With the aim of enabling the university to fulfill its larger mission of providing high-quality education of international standards that contributes to the advancement of knowledge that is socially and ethically relevant and applies technological and socioeconomic development of our country and the wider world, the university has set out to modernize its supply chain management policy and systems.

This purpose is to bring the university’s vision of a vibrant, equitable, and sustainable African institution that is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research at the service of its students, scholars, and the larger community to fruition. This is the university’s commitment to the strengthening and deepening of our constitutional democracy as a component of greater South African society.


All the University’s procurement activities shall be implemented in line with the following principles.

  • Transparency and Fairness
  • Equal treatment of bidders
  • Openness and accountability
  • Ethical conduct


  • Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) and Preferential Procurement
  •   Enterprise and SMME development
  • HDI’s, women, youth, and differently-abled persons

Value for money

  • Competitiveness
  •   Cost-effectiveness

The procurement function of the University shall focus on the following value outputs;

Preferential Procurement as a driving program for supplier development of small black enterprises,

  • Continuity of supply,
  • Delivery of goods and services at the right time,
  • Delivery of goods and services at the right price,
  • Optimal quality, and
  • Utilization of appropriate levels of technology to enhance institutional objectives.

Supply Chain Management Courses

  • Advanced course in Compilation,
  • Fundamentals of Public Sector Supply Chain
  • Evaluation and Adjudication of Quotations and Bids Management for Senior Managers
  •  Introduction to Public Sector Supply
  •  Orientation course for Bid Committee Member
  • Chain Management
  •  Demand Management
  •  Acquisition Management
  •  Logistic Management
  •  Disposal Management
  •  Introduction to Contract Management
  •  Stores and Warehouse Management
  •  Completion of Procurement Plans
  •  Appointment of Consultants
  • Procurement Spend Analysis

For a full description of each of the courses above please download the full course guide below


You can call or visit the school for more details about their Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management


For further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to call the Supply Chain Management office on 043 704 7322.

Click here to download the Supply Chain Management Policy and Procedures – University of Fort Hare

Tel:043 704 7322


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