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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.

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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

There is a special membership only event “Hiring Managers’ Perspectives in Building a Team” scheduled for December 7th at Duquesne University. This is an excellent opportunity to network with your peers and gain additional knowledge to expand your career.Please watch our website http://apics-pgh.org/ for the latest PDM schedule and education offerings. Along with CPIM and CSCP classes, the education committee is looking to schedule classes for the new CLTD certification being offered by APICS beginning next year. For additional information please contact Jack jfm2620@comcast.net.

January will resume the PDM schedule. PDMs are normally scheduled for the 2nd Wednesday of the month and is an excellent opportunity to gain professional development points. Normal PDMs count as 1 PDP towards your maintenance requirements to retain APICS certifications. 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.

News:

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

 

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