Dr Renger Kanan




Renger P. Kanani

College/School/Institute/ Directorate/Unit:

University of Dar es Salaam Business School


General Management


Senior Lecturer

Current Summarised CV/Profile:

Dr. Kanani is a procurement, supply chain, procurement, Logistics, and data analytics professional with over 15 years of practicing,  teaching, research, training, and consulting in this field. Specifically, Dr. Kanani  skilled, competent and  knowledgeable in the following areas: Management and Leadership | Inter-Personal Skills | Coordination | Research | Training | Consultancy | Report Review and Writing | Advanced Data Analysis with SPSS, MS Excel, and SmartPLS | Statistical Decision-Making Tools | Advanced MS Excel | Procurement Need Identification and Business Case Development | Procurement Planning | Specification Development and Risks | Development of Supplier Evaluation Criteria | Sourcing Strategies  | Negotiation Strategies | Contract Documentation Analysis | Managing Contractual Risks | Contractual Disputes Resolution  | Ethical Sourcing | Outsourcing and Risk Management | Price and cost analysis | Acquisition and Total  Purchase of Ownership Analysis  | Value Analysis and Maximization | Tendering Process | Managing Fleet Turnaround | Supplier Monitoring  | Expediting  | Procurement and Supply Chain Risks Assessment and Management Development of Policy Briefs | managing perishable product supply chains

Professional Details:

Education: BCom (Dar) MSc.Logistics[Supply Chain Management], PhD in Logistics (Molde University College, Norway), Diploma in Procurement (Lincolnshire, UK)

Specialized of teaching: Quantiative Methods for Business Decisions, Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Research Interest: Risks, Uncertainties, control strategies in a supply chain, Perishable products, supply chain, Procurement, supply chain and logistics issues

Recent project: Assessment of the Impact of Five Years Development Plan II, and Improving Orange Value Chain



  • Kanani, R., & Buvik, A. (2018). The effects of the degree of produce perishability and the choice of procurement channel on supplier opportunism: empirical evidence from the food processing industry. International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 113-133.
  • Kanani, R., & Buvik, A. (2018). The effect of product quality uncertainty on quality screening efforts: does the purchase frequency and procurement channel choice matter? International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 11, pp. 4, pp. 495-517.
  • Kanani, R. (2019) “Dealing with quality uncertainty in perishable supply chains: Consideration of buyer-supplier geographical distance and the choice of procurement channel” International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 55-79.
  • Kanani, R. (2020) “The impact of logistics information sharing and the mediating effect of logistics performance on buyer trust”, The Operations Research Society of Eastern Africa (ORSEA) Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-55
  • Kanani, R., & Buvik, A (2021) “Effects of product perishability, supplier geographical distance and supplier quality performance on Buyer control in agri-food supply chains”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol.38, No. 2, 194-216,

Kanani, R. and Glavee-Geo, R. (2021) “Breaking the uncertainty barrier in social commerce: the relevance of seller and customer-based signals” Electronic Commerce Research and Application, Vol. 48, [online]

Membership and Registration:

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Chain  Management (Member No. 005771781

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