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President's Report

I hope everyone has started off 2017 well. For those of you who are interested in pursuing the CSCP certification, our accelerated review course is starting soon on Saturdays beginning March 4th. We are also looking forward to offering a review course for APICS’ newest certification, the Certification in Logistics, Transportation, & Distribution (CLTD) to begin late April.

There are also some changes coming to the APICS CPIM certification, and APICS has released a timeline at the following website: CPIM Timeline. I would encourage all those thinking about pursuing or in the process for pursuing the CPIM to watch the aforementioned webinar.

We have several events coming up, but we are proud to open registration for the Mega Meeting with other organizations – CSCMP, ISM, TCP, and WERC – with keynote speaker Rick Blasgen, President and CEO of CSCMP on “Supply Chain Competitiveness – US State of Logistics-Costs & Trends.”

Lastly, we are looking for your input in the membership survey below and we are beginning to take nominations for our Board of Directors. Please feel free to email any to me.

I look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming events and I hope you are able to attend the Mega Meeting in March.

Dale McClung

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Welcome New Members

Mitch Kuddar
Justin Somers
Robert Bullotta
Helen Lothian
Amreena Akram
Patrick Seiferth
Alexis Galaini
Dimitri Desmet
Grant Phillips
Kelly Lehman
Susan Wilkins
Pedro Cruz-Rivera
Ashton Lougherty
Sridhar Maheswar
Michael Mackley
Andrew McFall
Michael Chu
Paige Calhoun
Patrick Owens
Mike Boyan
Nicholas Douglas
Mike Oliva

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APICS Certification Achievements

We would like to congratulate the following on achieving their respective certifications in 2016:
Kevin Battista
Steve Craig
Michael Cicalese
Puja Katari
Pradip Mishra
Cynthia Rosenberg
Salvatore Miragliotta
Rebecca Harris
John Wysoczanski
Steve Panaccio
Asad Tanvir
Teagan Serowatka
Jie Hong
Scott Garrett
Christopher Gomes
Duyen Vuong
Lan Vuong
Kevin Maher
Deborah McManus
Ryan Kingston
Corey Wall
Amy Lee
Daniel McAuliffe
Salvatore Miragliotta

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Calendar of Events

February 24 - 25, 2017: Mid-Atlantic Meeting, Coraopolis, PA

February 28, 2017: APICS Webinar - "Which APICS Certification is Right For You?" (Registration

March 1, 2017: APICS / Bloomberg Webinar - "Identifying and Investigating Supply Chain Risk" (Registration)

March 4, 2017: CSCP Classes at Temple Ambler Begin (registration open)

March 15, 2017: MEGA Meeting (registration open)

March 30, 2017: Networking Event - Great American Pub - Conshohocken

April 12, 2017: PDM - Details TBD

Late April, 2017: CLTD Classes begin

May 31, 2017: Networking Event, TBD

May 10, 2017: PDM

June 14, 2017: Top Management Night, Hilton Garden Inn, Ft. Washington

June 27, 2017: Networking Event, TBD

Visit to register for upcoming events and classes.


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If you are interested in any of the upcoming classes or have any questions, please email VP-EDUCATION@PAN-APICS.ORG.

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) at Temple Ambler

Saturdays - 6 sessions

March 4, 11 and 25

April 1, 8 and 22

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

APICS member: $2,000

Non-member: $2,100

Instructors:  Art Hudson and Lee Zimmerman

Link here to sign up: CSCP Registration

Certified in Logistics, Transportation, & Distribution (CLTD) 

Details to come - start date will be late April

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BOD Nominations

Would you like to serve on our Board of Directors or do you know someone who would be interested? Please send all nominations to


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Membership Survey

We ask that you take a few minutes to complete the survey below so we can help serve our membership best. The survey will be open until Friday, March 3rd.


Also, we are interested in looking for Company Coordinators for the Philadelphia Chapter. As a Company Coordinator, you would serve as a liaison between PAN APICS and your employer to help facilitate companies and their employees to get the most benefits from APICS membership. Please see the attachment for details.

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