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You're going to want to extend your trip.

APICS 2017 is the place for supply chain professionals to be this fall. This year's conference offers inspiring speakers, leading edge end-to-end supply chain education, and countless opportunities to networkcentered in a vibrant location with so much to offer! 

With a rich history, authentic culture, and world-class dining, you'll find there is no shortage of things to do in San Antonio when your last session ends for the day! Make the most of your trip by enjoying all the city has to offer just outside the convention center! 

Early bird pricing ends June 30 so don't wait! Save an additional $50 on conference registration when you book a room in our hotel block.

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APICS Special announcement

I’m very pleased to share exciting news. The merger of APICS and American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L) is final.

The merger expands, extends and deepens the end-to-end supply chain body of knowledge that fuels APICS global supply chain research, education and certification programs. The merged organization offers unmatched content and subject matter expertise that will enable individuals and organizations to meet key supply chain challenges.

This agreement acknowledges the importance of transportation and logistics, and the tremendous innovation impacting delivery processes today. It also reflects our commitment to keeping our content and capabilities at the forefront of our industry, providing our members, customers and the supply chain community at large the most up-to-date, relevant and complete body of knowledge. This is a strategic combination that paves the way for us to fortify supply chain education and certification in the areas of transportation and logistics.

While we are excited about the possibilities ahead, our main objective is to continue to provide excellent service to our members and customers. Thank you for your support as we move forward with these exciting changes.

Best regards,

Bob Collins, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Senior Director of Professional Development
APICS | APICS Supply Chain Council

To Renew Your Membership or Join as a new member click HERE - once you arrive at the HQ membership screen you will have to click on "Join APICS" or log in and then click on "Renew Now"

For APICS new member application click here: APICS MEMBER APPLICATION

APICS CERTIFICATION and MAINTENANCE

Do you want to know about APICS Certification? How about information on maintaining your Certification? Check out this PowerPoint presentation: CERTIFICATION/MAINTENANCE

 

APICS List of Available Classes

FALL AND WINTER SESSIONS

For further info on classes email IDykstra@aol.com

CSCP FREE RETAKE

No campaign code is required. 
FIRST time test takers will be offered a free retake if needed when they take the exam between October 1 and December 31, 2017

This includes candidates who have a valid ATT or exam credit currently.

Candidates who did not pass the first time will be given an ATT in January of 2018
This ATT will be good for six months

If your company would like CSCP classes in house contact IDykstra@aol.com

 

New Certification Information.

CPIM will be moving from 5 modules to 2 modules.The two new modules are BSCM and SMR

Content from MPR, DSP and ECO will be incorporated into the two newly revised modules

If you have passed 2-3 of the old exams, it is most cost effective to complete the old version.

The chapter will be offering the old CPIM all year as often as demand dictates to assist students in completing the process

The new version of CPIM will be offered 4th quarter when the materials are out. 

Questions-IDykstra@aol.com

Topics for Coming PDM's (More info on PDM's to come)

NEW APICS Exam Progress Tracker. APICS announces new tool -- click here for more info

 

 

 

The Principles Courses

Does your company want your planning group to have a better understanding of how your system functions?  But you do not wish them to pursue APICS certification.

Then the Principles Courses are your solution: 

Each course is 2 days and costs $300 per person.   The chapter will conduct these classes if there is demand from our members. Review the attached descriptions and see if this would work for your company. For further information contact IDykstra@aol.com       SEE DESCRIPTIONS

Winona/Lacrosse

The Chapter would like to announce that of the 88 members in the Chapter, 75 people have taken one or more CPIM classes in the last 12 months. 40 members have a CPIM Certification, 15 are Certified is CSCP, and 4 have a CIRM Certification

Requirements for CPIM/CSCP Certification Maintenance 

Every 5 years- 75 points required. Membership counts 6 points per year-Where to accumulate points: 1.Company classes and training 2.APICS meetings, webinars, workshops  etc ( for item 1 & 2 all events counts 1 point per hour)          3.  Serve as an APICS volunteer-chapter board, committee etc               4.  Attend the APICS conference ( for item 3 & 4 Go to APICS.ORG , my apics, and then my apics certifications)

Streamlined Certification Maintenance Information

For CPIM Course Outlines: Click here OUTLINES

CSCP Educational Opportunities: INFO