APICS is the premier provider of education, certification and research for supply chain and operations management professionals.
In This Issue:
President's Message
Upcoming PAN APICS Chapter Events
Upcoming Classes
Member Statistics
APICS in the News

January 18th 

6:00PM - 8:30PM

25 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
February 22nd

Field House
1150 Filbert St,
Philadelphia, PA 9107
March 14th MEGA Meeting
April 24th TBD
May 9th TBD
PAN APICS Chapter: 377 members

New Members:

Candice Winters
Ram Sankaranarayanan
Wendy Reshetar
Shaun Bonnes
Nichola Ostaszewski
Sheril Huang
Michael Ingrassia
BobbieJo Bawcum
Kevin Joyce
Louis Calise
Matthew Styer
Jan Blazek
Deepak Mishra
Jake Greenberg
Mark Harrold
Steven Khu
Edward Buckalew
Brian Snayberger
Jennifer Hirsch

  New Certification Attainees 
(Since 10/2017):

Ashton Loughery, CPIM,
 Parker, CPIM,
Bradley Webb, CPIM,
Wendy Hentz, CPIM,
Michael Hilliard, CPIM,
Mehmet Sevinc, CPIM
Roksana Orzechowski, CSCP

APICS Dictionary Word of the Month

Supply Chain Risk:

The variety of possible events and their outcomes that could have a negative effect on the flow of goods, services, funds, or information resulting in some level of quantitative or qualitative loss for the supply chain.

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December 2017

President's Message:

The PAN APICS executive committee would like to wish everyone the joys of this holiday season and a fantastic new year.

With 2017 coming to a close, now is better than ever to start planning for 2018. Have you been considering an APICS certification? Now may be the best time to pursue it. An investment in yourself may be the right gift to help your career!

We encourage you to check out our suite of class offerings beginning in January. Registration deadlines are approaching! We  are offering several courses to help you obtain your CSCP, CPIM, and CLTD.  You can review all of our offerings here .

Also, we have several events coming up and we hope to see you there! On January 18th, we are hosting a tour of the Philadelphia Distilling Company in Northern Liberties, on February 22nd, we are hosting a networking event at the Field House, and on March 14th is our annual MEGA meeting. You can sign up for our upcoming events  here.

See you in 2018!

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

Plant Tour:
Date: January 18, 2018
              25 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Networking Event:
Date: February 22, 2018
Location:  Field House
              1150 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Mark Your Calendars:
March 14th - MEGA Meeting
April 24th - Plant Tour
May 9th - TBD

PAN APICS Chapter  Class 

Certified in Production Inventory Management

Have you already passed Basics of Supply Chain Management? If so, PAN APICS is offering the CPIM Part 2 Course in the spring! With the reformatted CPIM, this is now the only remaining course and exam you need to take in order to obtain the CPIM!

Registration deadline: January 10th!
Have you passed three exams and need to finish off your CPIM? If so, we will be offering two courses in subsequent order tailored for you: Execution and Control of Operations (ECO) and Strategic Management of Resources (SMR). For more information on completing your CPIM, visit

Certified Supply Chain Professional

PAN APICS also has two offerings for CSCP this Spring - a Saturday and a Wednesday course!

Registration deadline: Jan 10th (W) and Jan 12th (S)!

Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution -  CLTD
Lastly, PAN APICS is offering a Saturday course for the new Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution!

Registration deadline: January 19th!
We are also offering bundling options that will help you save at least $50 on your exam!
All courses will be held at the Temple-Ambler Campus.
For any and all questions, please reach out to To view all of our course offerings, click  here.

PAN APICS Member Insights
Total No. of Members 377
Most Common Name
Michael  x 19
Longest tenured member 1979 (38 yrs)
2017 - New Members 136
1-2 years 134
3-5 years 48
6-10 years 40
11-20 years 37
21-25 years 15
>25 years 29
Student Chapters  3
CPIM Certified 72
CSCP Certified 102
CLTD Certified 4