CBAR 2017


Our Greater North Jersey Chapter is now an official provider of APICS Certification (CPIM, CSCP, CLTD) with The State of New Jersey's Training Opportunities website! If you are in transition or know someone who needs APICS certification training through the State of NJ, click here! Our teaching location is listed in Madison, Morris County, so once on the search page, put in your zip code, make sure you make your search within enough miles of Madison, NJ and enter "supply chain" into the keyword criteria. For assistance, please e-mail

Congratulations to Caitlin Hunter, Joshua Addington, Christopher Schmidt, Alicia Janeczko, and Samir Patel for recently earning their CPIM certifications!
Now one of the 107,000 CPIM professionals! Great job!
How can APICS and its certifications guide you through a lifetime of success? Read William T. Walker's, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM personal success story through APICS. Also page down to read any of "Bill's Building Blocks", a monthly one-page account of a relevant supply chain-related topic!  

Michelle Ochoa and Laura Cruz of Rutgers University-Newark, won 1st and 2nd place, respectively, in the student poster presentation at the APICS International Conference in San Antonio, TX in October 2017. Over 50 scholars participated. Congratulations!

Our Greater North Jersey Chapter partners with local universities and colleges to help make our programs successful.

We would like to recognize Seton Hall University and their APICS Student Chapter for their contributions! Seton Hall offers an M.B.A. with a concentration in Supply Chain through The Stillman School of Business. Please see their website for more information!

We would also like to recognize Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business, who offers an MS in Supply Chain. The MS is achieveable in 16 months. Visit their website at for more information!

BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS - A Monthly Article Written by our own William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM

Blockchain: A Paradigm Shift (New May 2018)
Hiring Competent Supply Chain Professionals (April 2018)
Bold New Directions Accelerating Through Logistics (March 2018)
Suppy Chain Control Tower - The Wow Factor

Supply Chain Network Capacity
What Will This New Year Bring?
Pasta Galore
When the Trains Run on Time
Planning, Scheduling, and Execution
Supply Chain Final Exams
Cash is King
Neglect Brings Unintended Consequences


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The APICS Advantage

Supply chain and operations management is one of the fastest growing professions globally, creating great demand for top notch, highly competent professionals. APICS research, education and certification advances supply chain professionals to excel in the profession and become the leaders who will transform supply chain organizations for peak performance.  The APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter is here to create exciting possibilities for current and future supply chain leaders to deliver, innovate and impact our world.

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information

(Click here to see all chapter events in date order)

Highlights from our May 10th Professional Development Meeting


Speaker: Paul Hennessey
Chief Business Development Officer,
Contract Pharmacal Corp.


Our next Professional Development Meeting will be at The BASF Headquarters, Florham Park, NJ on Thursday, June 14, 2018.
We will have a supply chain panel to discuss their career paths and answer your questions! 
Click here to register.


Click Here (and page down) for Info on our Employment Horizons Tour June 7th!

APICS Train the Trainer (TTT), Learning Dynamics for Instructors (LDI), and Applied Instructor Skills (AIS) Workshops for 2018!

Train the Trainer (TTT) Workshop (Open to All) - Friday & Saturday, June 8 & 9, 2018 - CLICK HERE!

Learning Dynamics for Instructors (LDI) Workshop (Open to All)Friday & Saturday, October 12 & 13, 2018 - CLICK HERE!

Applied Instructor Skills (AIS) Workshop (APICS Members only)Saturday, October 20, 2018 - CLICK HERE!




35 Years - Joseph Francesco, CPIM
30 Years - Karl Grogaard, Tan Miller, Kevin Lami, CPIM
25 Years - Gary Maxwell, CIRM, George Harrison, Glen Macejka, CPIM, CSCP, Frank Cannistra, CIRM 

20 Years - John Vajas, Wayne Weisenbach, Frank Vasco, CSCP, Scott Soiferman, CPIM

15 Years - Richard Bogert, Barbara Schwindel, Michael Wohlfahrt, CPIM, Robert Peterson, CPIM, George Olsen, Sharon Basu, CPIM, CSCP, Robin Sloan, CPIM, Joan Nutile, CSCP

10 Years - Khatib Abdelaziz, CPIM, CSCP, Erica Breiterman, CPIM, CSCP, Marlynne Fox, CPIM, Randall Millican, CSCP, Katherine Roth, Kristin Nicholson, Walter Kwoka

5 Years - Edwin Gause, Szymon Kurzecki, Michelle Shim, CPIM, Clayton Sellers, CPIM, Robert Rooney, CPIM, Susie Wang, Vidit Shah, CSCP, Caitlin Hunter, CPIM, Vilma Solano, Lily Cao, CPIM