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Enabling Enterprise Development through Collective Development

With the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice now in effect,most large enterprises are grappling to find optimal ways of complying with the legislative framework while protecting or enhancing their competitiveness and delivering value for their shareholders, customers, value chain partners and their host communities. To achieve such a multitude of objectives is no easy task.Many discover that it is not easy to readily find B-BBEE suppliers meeting their quality, delivery and competitive costing requirements. In a situation where qualified B-BBEE suppliers are not available, large enterprises have the challenging task of finding, screening, developing and sustaining these suppliers.

Many have made large investments into Enterprise Development in the past without promoting qualifying SMME’s into qualified B-BBEE suppliers.

In contrast, many deserving small enterprises with the potential to grow into sustainable B-BBEE suppliers continue to languish and fail before they can access the enterprise and supplier development opportunities presented by large enterprises.

Moreover, through its partnership with large industry members who are skilled in supply chain management, analytics, local industry knowledge and its access to a membership of over 3500 small and large businesses; the Chamber is further able to deliver leading enterprise development services.

Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Partnership with Deloitte Infographic

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