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Tour of Waltons Pencil Park

Mr Harold Magid (Operational Director of Waltons Inland) conducted the tour of Waltons Head Office.  The three divisions of Waltons are Inland (Gauteng & Free State), Coastal and the Cape Region.

2nd annual Central Region meeting

The second PURCO SA Central Regional meeting for 2012 was hosted by Waltons Pencil Park on 15 June 2012.  Of interest was Mr Trevor van Noord’s feedback report on the NAEP (National Association of Educational Procurement) Conference he attended earlier in the year in Los Angeles. .  Two presentations on institutions’ tender policies were conducted by Ms M.

Commerce Edge trains Central Region

Renee’ Vermeulen from Commerce Edge conducted a successful half day training session on Managing Total Cost of Ownership for the Central Region. The training formed part of a strategy by the PURCO SA Central regional committee to increase skills development in Procurement within the region. The Central Region thanks Waltons for hosting the training session.

Catering User Group - KZN Tour

The Catering User Group Tour of KZN is scheduled for 23-27 July 2012. Sixteen delegates whose routine job duties relate to menu planning, food purchases and /or food preparation within the PURCO SA membership will form part of the tour.  The itinerary includes visits to food manufacturers such as Rainbow Chicken, Freys, and Unilever, just to name a few.