IRM Supply Chain Services has been actively involved in the Supply Chain industry since 1995 and was officially registered in 1997. With an initial focus on Education, through representation of both SAPICS & APICS education, IRM has gathered invaluable experience and built up a diverse skills set within the Supply Chain industry, resulting in it’s expansion to include two additional specialised divisions; Optimised Business Consulting & Supply Chain Placements.
IRM’s ongoing interventions within the fast-paced ever evolving Supply Chain & Operations Management industry has ensured in keeping abreast with current globally accepted best practices, providing Sustained Dynamic Solutions for it’s profiled client base through a Forward Thinking & Innovative approach to delivering its Professional services.
IRM Supply Chain Consulting Services has grown a wealth of experience through exposure to a wide diversity of industries; from Textile Manufacturers to Packaging Conglomerates; Commercial & Heavy Earth-moving Equipment Vehicle Manufacturers to Producers of FMCG & Food-stuffs ; from Suppliers of Medical Healthcare products to Manufacturers of White household goods.
This diversity of experience and exposure has been the building blocks for the provision of expert Supply Chain Consulting Services through vastly experienced and highly qualified professionals of a wide variety of skills sets, delivering innovative business solutions aligned to globally accepted best practices through a proven methodical model, thereby ensuring competitive advantage and sustained longevity.
IRM Supply Chain Education & Trainingfocuses on Materials Management, Production Planning & Supply Chain disciplines and is an Approved Education Provider (AEP) for SAPICS and APICS, two of the leading educational institutes for Operations Management in Southern Africa and Internationally. Courses range from the basic Entry Level requirements through to Professional International Certification and are delivered in a variety of formats, from topic specific One-Day Workshops to in-depth 2-year Programs.
In following with the company ethos of Innovation and Forward thinking solution, IRM will not only train and educate staff, but will also work closely with management to ensure maximum return on training/education investment by selecting and aligning the correct people to the most appropriate programs.
IRM Supply Chain Recruiting & Placements Services focuses on specialised placements, mainly related to Supply Chain functions, Materials Planning and Management, Production Planning & Scheduling, Demand Planning & Forecasting, Stores & Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics & Supply Chain.
A highly evolved and in-depth knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain & Operations Management, enables recommendation of only the most suitably qualified personnel with which to staff your organisation, thereby eliminating the drawn out process of extensive sorting and sifting through 100’s of résumé’s and the potential for misaligned selection of key personnel in your Supply Chain Division.
Reflecting its commitment to addressing the skills gap in the supply chain profession, and offering its education programmes as widely as possible, SAPICS (The Association for Operations Management of Southern Africa) has appointed IRM Supply Chain Services as their KwaZulu-Natal franchise.
This now provides the KwaZulu-Natal supply chain profession with an ideal platform from which to participate in local events that facilitate the sharing of industry related challenges, solutions and changing business ideologies in line with global practices. This degree of knowledge-sharing and collaboration has previously only been available to the supply chain community in the Gauteng and Western Cape regions, and represents an exciting opportunity for KwaZulu-Natal-based companies and supply chain professionals.