Did you know there are two APICS Chapters in Nevada?

May 12, 2017 | NVIE

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), APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard.

The mission of APICS: Fostering the advancement of end-to-end supply chain management through a body of knowledge, innovative research, systems, and methods to create value for customers, members, and organizations.

But why the acronym?

In 1957, 20 production control managers formed the American Production and Inventory Control Society. The organization, which later became known as APICS, has since grown to more than 45,000 members and is now a global entity with nearly 300 channel partners that connect with members in over 100 countries.

But what does this mean to me as a company or as an individual?

APICS has evolved into a strategic partner to global corporations and individuals at all career levels. APICS education programs ensure employees can be successful even when managing the largest and most complex supply chains.

APICS members are part of the largest affiliated community of any supply chain organization.

This active, engaged network is locally available to you with approximately 300 partners around the globe, in 46 countries, with members in over 100 countries.

The chapters offer continuing education and professional development meetings for their members.

How can I take advantage of this?

Nevada companies and individuals may be interested to know that there are two Nevada Chapters – a thriving APICS Southern Nevada chapter and a newly invigorated APICS Northern Sierra Chapter (watch for new announcements to come this Fall.)

Contact information for APICS in Nevada

  • Southern Nevada
    For information about training and certification programs and professional development meetings in the Southern Nevada area contact:
    Joan Clark, Chapter President
    APICS Southern Nevada
    Email Joan Clark
    Telephone: 702-564-2544
    Website: http://www.apicssnv.org

  • Northern Nevada
    The newly invigorated chapter will be offering Professional Development Meetings in the Fall of 2017 and is preparing for the training and certification programs. For information about this chapter contact:
    Rick Leach
    Email Rick Leach
    Telephone: 775-246-4693
    Website: http://www.apics.org

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