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APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With over 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit

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During this webcast presenters will give an overview of APICS and the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation. Learn how the CLTD program can help you stay on top… (February 14, 2017)

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump's clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order. (January 30, 2017)

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Executive-level supply chain positions have gained both prominence and importance for today’s global companies, and to support this trend, universities, colleges, professional organizations, and training firms have enhanced their supply chain and logistics programs to help executives stay current on supply chain trends. (January 16, 2017)

Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018, and with over 10,000 military veterans already work at Amazon and last year the company pledged to hire and train an additional 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. (January 12, 2017)

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As it ramps up production of a new jet engine, Pratt & Whitney needs to do more than shore up its supply base, it is changing its recruiting tactics, according to its senior director of supply management. (December 24, 2016)

The strategic supply chain requires a new kind of leader; one with skills and orientations not currently found in many supply chain managers, this article describes what's needed to complete that change, and the steps to get there. (December 17, 2016)

To reap the full benefits of certifications, industry and academia have to continue to enhance their support. (December 14, 2016)

Here are five key developments to watch as executive and continuing education make their way into the broader supply chain. (December 13, 2016)

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APICS Education: Which program is right for you? APICS offers a variety of education, certification, and endorsement programs to enhance your professional career and ...
APICS is the leading provider of supply chain, operations and logistics management research, publications, and education and certification programs.
The education team is putting together the winter and spring schedule which will include offerings in the new APICS CLTD certification. They are also continuing to ...
APICS –The Association for Operations Management -is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production ...
WELCOME! The APICS Triangle Chapter is a non-profit professional supply chain organization dedicated to growing the strength of our local supply chain community by ...
SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE IS A JOURNEY. More than 5,000 companies have learned to navigate that journey as corporate affiliates of APICS. JOIN US
February 2017 Education Bulletin Now Available . CONGRATS NEW CPIM’s and CLTD’s RECOGNIZED AT THE JANUARY PDM! New CLTD’s pictured at the January dinner meeting ...
Educate. Mentor. Excel. Lead. Call for Instructors. The Greater Detroit Chapter is expanding their certification class offerings and need several instructors to guide ...
APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate ...
The APICS CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive training solution that organizes over 350 references into one education program. Developed by subject-matter experts ...
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