CHAPTER NEWS


Reed DuBow, Administrator and Joe Cervino, President, (2nd and 3rd from left) accept the inaugural Chapter Excellence Award for Chapter Development at the APICS Global Partner Summit, held in connection with The APICS International Conference.

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 www.njtopps.com! 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 [email protected]


Congratulations to Nick Ayers, Milly Gallagher, Kristen Hershberger, and Luis Reyes for recently earning their CPIM certifications!
Now one of the 107,000 CPIM professionals! Great job!
Congratulations to Julian Mayer for receiving their CSCP certification!
 
 
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!  



Lynn Wassenaar, APICS sponsored student scholar from Seton Hall University joins Reed DuBow at the APICS International Conference in Chicago, IL, October 2018!


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 FDU.edu/scm for more information!



BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS - A Monthly Article Written by our own William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM
The Epitome of Supply Chain Basics (New! May 2019)
When it Just Doesn't Make Sense! (April 2019)

Multi Modal Logistics: A Compromise Between Speed and Cost (March 2019)
Did You Miss Your Station? (February 2019)
How Tariffs Are Paid (January 2019)
Which Way to Turn? (December 2018)
Moving the Dial on Supply Chain Productivity (November 2018)
Informed Supply Chain Decisions from Vast Amounts of Data (October 2018)
A Focus on Retail (September 2018)
Losers and Losers: A Less Than Zero Sum Game (August 2018)
Pay Closer Attention to China's Infrastructure Modernization (July 2018)
Juggling Factory Costs to Hold Product Price (June 2018)
Blockchain: A Paradigm Shift (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

 

Apics News

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN AND KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED FOR ASCM 2019
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ASCM AND DELOITTE ANNOUNCE 2018-2019 SUPPLY CHAIN CASE COMPETITION FINALISTS
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THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FORMALLY LAUNCHES, COMMITS TO MAKING AN END-TO-END IMPACT ON CORPORATIONS AND THEIR WORKFORCES
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APICS CEO NAMED PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY CEO OF THE YEAR
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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.

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Upcoming Meeting/Event Information

CONFESSIONS OF A COUNTERFEITER

June 13, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Cucina Calandra's / Best Western Executive Inn
216 Route 46 East
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Exploiting the Not-So Best Practices of the Pharma Supply Chain Presented by Ron Guido, President of Lifecare Services, LLC

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The Beer Game - Facilitated by Mike Ford, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD

June 06, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

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Click here for all FAQ's regarding the relationship between The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and APICS.
 

Click Here to watch an 18 Minute Video that Explains the New Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and How it Relates to Your APICS Membership!

Click here to learn about CORE and PLUS ASCM membership options!
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APICS certified professionals reported a 27% higher median salary compared to 19% higher for other certifications. 

For more certification classes in date order click here to go to our EDUCATION PAGE!
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Announcing:

APICS GREATER NORTH JERSEY MEMBERSHIP ANNIVERSARIES FOR 2019!

40 Years - Constance Nyman, CPIM, Michael Lovrich, CPIM

35 Years
- William McLaury, Steve Pendleton, James Rohan, Joseph Shedlawski, CPIM, CLTD

25 Years - Robert Spitz, CPIM, CSCP, Frank Leggio

20 Years - Karin Cushing, CPIM, CSCP, Thomas Tuosto, Patrick Wilson, CPIM, Russell Miller, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CLTD

15 Years - Melissa Wisner-Felch, CPIM, Beth Kaniewski, Eun-su Lee, CPIM, CSCP, Peter Tripod

10 Years - Mark Novak, CPIM, Samantha Barbieri, Selena Justini, Luis Reyes, CPIM, CSCP

5 Years - Theodora Kavezou, Susan Kern, Bryan LoRe, Corrie Makovsky, CSCP, Richard Tinsman, Sanjay Pagidimarri, CLTD, Eyuphan Karca, David Manicone, David Jones, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, Eric Schmidt, CPIM, Pei Shen, CSCP, Alicia Janeczko, CPIM, Libia Rizzo

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 APICS GREATER NORTH JERSEY CHAPTER BOARD:

President - Eric Cartagena

Executive Vice President - Michael Ford

Secretary - Robert Dowler

Vice President Finance - Blair Whitehead

Vice President Marketing and Communications - Jeff Lukowski

Vice President Education - Russell Miller

Vice President Membership - Gilmarie Rodriguez

Vice President Programs - Joeseph Oliver

Additional nominations for any elective office shall be made in writing by any Greater North Jersey Chapter Member in good standing prior to the election. All candidates must be current Greater North Jersey Chapter members in good standing. The committee shall secure the permission of each candidate prior to announcing the nomination. Please e-mail any nominations to John Taggart, Nomination Committee Chair, at [email protected] by Saturday, May 18, 2019.