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In This Issue:
Upcoming PAN APICS Chapter Events
Upcoming Classes
APICS in the News

Date Event
Sep 12th
Oct 9th
PAN APICS Chapter: 381  members

New Members (since Jun '18):

Tom Savage
Rich Moler
Milot Rukiqi
Gina Fisher
Robert Henderson
Andrew Weirman
Russell Tavernier
Yiyang Wang
Gregory Rytel
Zonora Brockington
Philip Berardi
Sean Fairorth
Stefan Siwiecki
Brian Davenport
DeVon Lighty
Denora Divadio
Lisa Robinson
Adrianne Belton
Siddharth Yelwande
Thao Nguyen
Laura Odrobina
Fikirta Weekes

  New Certification Attainees 
(Since  Jun '18):
Zubin Chetan Shah, CPIM
Erin Garrigan, CPIM
Laurel Oldenburg, CPIM
Jungo Sato, CSCP
Megan Price, CSCP
Benjamin Grejdus, CSCP
Rebecca MacLeon, CSCP
Arquasha Newkirk, CSCP
Feliciano Garcia, CSCP

Membership Anniversaries
30+ Years
Carolyn Gower

20+ Years
Jose Aguayo
Michael Gabriele

15+ Years
Walter Massey, CPIM

10+ Years
Diana Dea, CPIM, CSCP
Adam Holler
Albert DeRitis, CSCP

5+ Years
Thomas O'Gara, CPIM, CSCP
Laura Kasprow, CSCP
Jennifer Hill, CSCP
James Hudson, CSCP
Steven Kiefer, CPIM
Kristen Mattioni, CSCP
Jacqueline McKay, CSCP
John Yamrich
Christine McNamara, CSCP
Christia Keim, CSCP
Lisa Turner, CSCP
Steven Albus, CSCP
Kirk Duncan
Jeremy Kerrison

1+ Year
Corey Wall, CSCP
Lori Darrow, CPIM
Charles Verbeck
Dan McAuliffe, CLTD
John Hunsberger, CSCP
Yilin Jia, CPIM
Nyja Fitzhugh
Rian Nemeroff
Seth Davis
James Badgley
Daniella Goral, CSCP
Teagan Serowatka, CSCP
Zubin Chetan Shah, CPIM
Shannon Parker, CPIM
John Allen
Ryan Pawling
Douglas MacVeigh
Swati Dattatray Watve
Christopher Grimes
Mai Diep
Michael Schlupp
Jason Jacondin
Benjamin Ashton
Lailanie Meer, CSCP
Kirsten Andersson, CPIM
Joseph Aversa, CPIM
Steven Travis
Jigar Desai
Eunice Huang
Inam Ur-Rahman
Dan Gallagher
Aniket Dalwadi
Sean Stahl

APICS Dictionary Word of the Day

experimental order

An order generated by the laboratory, research and development, or engineering group that must be run through regular production facilities with potential future product or market development as a project or team goal.

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August 2018

President's Message

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far - it is hard to think it is almost over! We enjoyed seeing everyone who came to Top Management Night in June and look forward to our upcoming events. Our Fall classes begin in a few weeks and we have extended the Early Bird Discount to 8/22 for $100 off of all classes - sign up today! If you are having a hard time deciding which certification is for you, visit this site and email
Also, if you are interested in getting more involved with APICS, please email me at - our VP Finance role is open and we are looking for volunteers. Lastly, Temple University is hosting a Supply Chain Management Career Expo on October 11. If your company is interested in participating, please RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Dale McClung
PAN APICS Chapter Upcoming Networking Events, Plant Tours and PDMs:
Join PAN APICS at one of our upcoming events!

Date: Wednesday, September 12th
5:30p-6:15p - Registration & Networking
6:15p-7:00p - Dinner
7:10-8:15p - Presentation - 
Purchasing & Logistics - How Both Contribute to Supply Chain Excellence
Presenter: Dan McAuliffe, CTL, DLP, CLTD
8:15p-8:30p - Q&A

530 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Date: Tuesday, October 9th
5:30p-6:30p Networking
6:30p - 7:10p - Presentation - Lifelong Learning for Lifetime Success
Presenter: Michael Ford (TQM Works)
7:10p-8:30p - Q&A

4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

PAN APICS Chapter  Class 

For all courses, we are offering bundling options that will help you save at least $50 on your exam!

Sign up before August 22nd for our "Early Bird Special" of $100 off!
For any and all questions, please reach out to To view all of our course offerings, click  here.

PAN APICS is offering the CPIM Part One, Basics of Supply Chain Management, beginning in September 2018. We are offering two styles - a weeknight course on Tuesdays at Temple, Ambler and a "Bootcamp" style course (3 straight days) at Temple, Center City October 22-24.

Typical professions of CPIM participants: Buyer, Planner, Product Planner, Material Manager, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Inventory Analyst, Demand Analyst, Supply Chain Manager


PAN APICS also has two offerings for the CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) course beginning in September - a course that meets on Saturdays and a course that meets on Thursdays!

Typical  professions of CSCP participants:  Consultants, Materials Manager, anything with Supply Chain in title, Analysts, Director, Logistics Manager, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Buyer, Project Manager

PAN APICS is also offering a weeknight course for the Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution!

Typical  professions/job responsibilities of CLTD participants: Logistics Manager, Logistician, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Planner/Specialist, Distribution Manager, Global Sourcing, Import/Export, Inventory and Logistics, Supply Chain Logistics, Traffic Analyst/Manager, Transportation/Fleet Manager, Vendor-Managed Inventory, Warehouse Operations Manager, Warehousing Distribution, Reverse Logistics

Lastly, PAN APICS is offering the Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional Endorsement (SCOR-P) in a three-day course, from October 8-10 at Temple, Center City. 

The SCOR Professional program provides employees with the major process components of the SCOR framework: Plan, Make, Source, Deliver, Return, and Enable. This helps companies increase the speed of system implementations, improve inventory turns, and drive measurable supply chain process improvement and business performance.