Transforming procurement through supply chain and inventory management in 2021 and beyond

Thursday - 14 September 2021 I 11:00 AM UAE Time

Looking for ways to improve your bottom line? Everyone wants to lower their costs, improve inventory management, and reduce the time staff spends on administrative tasks – but the big question is HOW?

Watch the on-demand session of our webinar as we brought together a panel of industry experts who shared their insights on effective inventory management optimisation strategies to manage fluctuating demands and potential disruptions

Key topics in discussion included:
• What is your opinion on the importance of including inventory planning as part of an integrated business planning capability? The pros and cons?
• What are the core elements of inventory management and its importance in the supply chain in today’s world post COVID
• What were the key challenges for supply chain and inventory management during and post Covid-19?
• How technology can help supply chain and inventory management. Is there a need for new technology and skills



Rasif Abdul Rahim, Regional Procurement Manager,

Mr. Rasif Abdul Rahim is a Passionate, knowledgeable, driven and effective Procurement & contract management professional with experience over 10 years in roles covering procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, SRM, contract management and project delivery. He is currently working at as their Regional Procurement Manager.

 Arakkal Vedhus

Arakkal Vedhus, Supply Chain Manager, Agthia Group PJSC

Hamdy Al Marhuby

Hamdy Al Marhuby - General Manager Supply Chain Management, Oman Shipping Company

With more than 17 years of experience, Hamdy holds a Master of Logistics Management from University of Sydney Business School, and BSc in Supply Chain management from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. In addition, he is a graduate of the CEO program from IMD Switzerland, an initiative by the Royal Diwan of Oman to prepare next generation of Omani CEOs. Hamdy was a visiting lecturer in the fields of Operations Management at top local universities.

His experience spans across the Oil, FMCG, Iron Ore and Logistics industries. Hamdy currently leads Supply Chain Management in Oman Shipping Company. He is responsible for building Corporate Supply Chain strategies aimed at improving Procurement and Contract Management systems to ensure effective and efficient acquisitions for the business



Yasir Imam Rizvi, Regional Procurement Manager, Agthia Group PJSC

Yasir Rizvi is currently working in Agthia Group PJSC as their Regional Procurement Manager. He is an experienced procurement leader with a demonstrated history of direct and indirect procurement. He has over 10 years of experience in logistics and supply chain and much of this has been within the FMCG industry over 10 years of engagement. Prior to joining Agthia Group PJSC, Yasir was heading the pProcurement division at Fletchr. He is a strong purchasing professional with a Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) and Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) focused on Purchasing, Procurement, and Contracts Management from American Purchasing Society and Diploma in Procurement and CIPS & CILT.