Welcome to APICS Pittsburgh Chapter #31

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APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. APICS Pittsburgh is the local partner of APICS, providing local professional networking and training in the APICS Body of Knowledge to Supply Chain professionals for over 50 years.


To promote individual and organizational excellence throughout the Western Pennsylvania area supply chain through the delivery of continuously improving high value education and a current communication forum.

President’s Message

The Pittsburgh chapter fiscal year is from July 1 through June 30th. An internal audit of the chapter finances had been completed with no discrepancies. All budgets submitted to the board of directors have also been approved for the new year.

As we start the new program year we have almost a full schedule. PDMs and class schedules are available on the website.  The website has also been upgraded to have pages for the local student chapters. . http://apics-pgh.org/2016/03/student-chapters/ . The University of Pittsburgh will be representing the Mid-Atlantic district at the international conference. Good luck Pitt.

APIC international conference is in DC this year. It is within driving distance and there is still time to register. Details can be found using this link. http://www.apics.org/annual-conference/home

Thank you for being part of the APICS Pittsburgh Chapter.  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me at 1-866 MY APICS extension 100 or thomassbrown@eaton.com.


CPIM and CSCP Maintenance Points Opportunity!

The Center for Supply Chain Management will be holding its inaugural Symposium event on November 4th at the University Club, University of Pittsburgh.  The topic of the Symposium is “Supply Chain Management in the Digital Age” and there is an exciting line-up of speakers.  Ample time has been scheduled for networking, and the activities include a tour of PITT OHIO terminal on November 3.  More information about the Symposium is available at http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/scm/Symposium-2016 .  Early bird discount ends on October 1st.  Register soon!  


APICS announces the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Credential Program (CLDT)

The CLTD designation program brings best practices and industry standards to logistics managers around the world


Looking for CSCP or CPIM Maintenance Points?  This is for you!

In November, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Supply Chain Management will be hosting a symposium entitled “Supply Chains in the Digital Era”.  This full-day event will feature presentations from senior executives from healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and non-profit organizations on subjects such as Technology Trends, Omni-Channel Fulfillment, and Big Data.  Don’t miss this terrific learning opportunity on today’s technology-driven supply chains!  Watch next month’s newsletter for more details.

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