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Our latest February 2020 Board Meeting plus Nominating Committe members!



Above: One of our certification classes (CPIM Part 2) which is currently running! Pictured are: Dharini Shah, Janice Slotkin, Kendra Kawaja, Saul Acosta, Jamie Park, Seth Waldman, Jose Villalba, Srinivasa Gurram, Laura Castiblanco. Not pictured: Jean Oh, Tyler DeMatteo.

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]

 
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! CLICK HERE FOR ALL ARCHIVED ARTICLES! 

BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS - A Monthly Article Written by our own William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM
Special K® (New! August 2020)
Customer Pricing and Delivery Upon Restarting a Business (July 2020)
Restarting Your Supply Chain Takes a Different Skill Set (June 2020)
Did You Get a Time Slot? (May 2020)
Time to Get Operational (April 2020)
Tap and Go - (March 2020)
Making the Numbers - (February 2020)
Moving Freight Across America - (January 2020)

FOR MORE OF BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS CLICK HERE!

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!



We would also like to recognize Rider University's College of Business Administration, who offers a BS in Supply Chain Management in their undergraduate business program. Now available online.  For more information, visit their website at www.rider.edu/gscm

CLICK HERE to read an excerp of "Logistics Management, an Analytics-Based Approach"
co-written by one of our long-time APICS members, Dr. Tan Miller,
Director Global Supply Chain Management Program
Rider University, College of Business Administration



    

Upcoming EventS

IN RESPONSE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 OUTBREAK, OUR MAY CSCP CLASS WILL NOW BE HELD IN THE FALL OF 2020 AND TRAIN THE TRAINER (TTT) WILL BE POSTPONED (SEE BELOW).

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CSCP - CERTIFIED SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL

County College of Morris (CCM) (LOCATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO VIRTUAL MEETING IF NEEDED)
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ 07869

CSCP - SIX SATURDAY'S: SEPTEMBER 12, 19, OCTOBER 3, 10, 24, 31, 2020
READ MORE AND REGISTER HERE!

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Train the Trainer (TTT) - For Anyone Who Communicates to an Audience!
PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE RESCHEDULED - TBD.
Please contact Mike Ford at [email protected] if you are interested!

Facilitator: Michael Ford, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD

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CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management Part 1

September 19, 26, October 3, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

County College of Morris (CCM) (Subject to change to online classes TBD)
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ 07869

CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management Part 1 - September 19, 26, October 3, 2020

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CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management Part 2

November 07, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

County College of Morris (CCM) (Subject to change to online classes TBD)
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ 07869

Six Saturday's November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19, 2020

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CLTD: Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution

November 07, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FDU Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus - (Subject to change to online classes TBD)
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

Six Saturday's November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19, 2020

Read More

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APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter Refund/credit policy for Professional Development Meetings (PDM’s), Tours and Networking Events: The APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter will grant a refund or credit to a registrant if the request is made in writing no later than 2 days prior to an event. The credit will be for the amount of the event missed. If the future event cost is in excess of the current event, the registrant must pay the difference. Credits must be used within 6 months of the event missed. Please send the request in writing to [email protected].
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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 NewAssociation for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and How it Relates to Your APICS Membership!

Click here to learn about CORE and PLUS ASCM membership options.

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!
IT PAYS TO BE CERTIFIED!

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Congratulations to our 2019/2020 "of the Year" award recipients!!
Member of the Year - Gilmarie Rodriguez
Instructor of the Year - Michael Ford
Company of the Year - SobelCo

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Our Chapter will be showing at Project Management Institute NJ's 34th Annual Symposium on November 9th at The Palace at Somerset Park! Come visit our booth!

Click Here for PMINJ's Symposium Info...


APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter's slate of officers for the 2020/2021 fiscal year:
Chairman - Rob Dowler
Vice Chair - Russ Miller
Secretary - Robin Lieberman
Treasurer - Murat Kulak
Marketing and Communications Chair - Ben Lowe
Education Committee Chair - Yari Rodgers
Membership Committee Chair - Tony DeVincenzo
Programs Committee Chair - Matt Goordman


Announcing:

APICS GREATER NORTH JERSEY MEMBERSHIP ANNIVERSARIES FOR January - June 2020!

35 Years - David Kasperowicz, CPIM, John O'Connor, CPIM

25 Years - Gary Brown

20 Years - Clifford Denker, CPIM, CSCP, Ann Cipkins, Yeliz Ozalp, Ben Lowe

15 Years - Pragnesh Butala

10 Years - Ankur Shah, Nirav Shah, CSCP, Hicham Abouljoud, CPIM, CSCP

5 Years - Grant Gutkowski, CSCP, Justin Romaine, CPIM, Derek Borkowski, CSCP, Jose Villalba, Lauren Wilson, CSCP, Yixue Zheng, CPIM

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