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

Date Event
June 13th Top Management 

Aug 8th Networking Event

PAN APICS Chapter: 381  members

New Members:

Tyler Luther
Kevin Andrews
Arquasha Newkirk
Ziwei Xu
Heather Marlowe
Kirsty McNally
Rebecca MacLeon
Kimberly Kavana
Megan Price
DeAnte Thomas
William Montgomery
Cari Dam
Quyen Tran
Cyrus Tehrani
Ying Chung
Terrill Bohnsack
John Guld
Joseph Fray

  New Certification Attainees 
(Since 04/2018):
Jake Greenberg, CPIM
Kirsten Andersson, CPIM
Joseph Aversa, CPIM
Patrick Lunger, CSCP
Gino Garofalo, CSCP
William Tiers IV, CSCP
Nicholas Douglas, CSCP

Membership Anniversaries
30+ Years
Glenn Cronin, CSCP
David Memmer, CPIM
John Martinka, Jr., CPIM-F, CIRM
Edward Roman, CPIM
Rosemar Hamptor, CPIM
Nicholas Rothwell, CPIM

20+ Years
Anthony Mauro, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Douglas Karan, CPIM

15+ Years
Gregg Narod, CSCP

10+ Years
Stewart Greenba, CSCP
Heike Barthel, CSCP
William Barker
Susan Taylor, CPIM

5+ Years
Salvatore Miragliotta, CPIM, CLTD
Marc Landry
Karen Deloatch
Neil Desnoyers
Diane Boone
Mehmet Sevinc, CPIM

1+ Year
Laurel Oldenburg
Tejal Shah, CSCP
Juliai Solo
Melissa Almanza
Elise Grace, CSCP
Christopher Nederostek
Samantha Husband
Sean Kessler
Melissa Kucharik, CSCP
Kirill Mironov
Drew Myers
Chris Grimes
Shane Loerecher
Alan Cohen
Linda Sowinski
Angela Beale
Praneet Alone
Joseph Durham
Allison Snyder
Luis Almonte
Patrick Lunger, CSCP
Erin Garrigan

APICS Dictionary Word of the Week

firm planned order (FPO)

A planned order that can be frozen in quantity and time. The computer is not allowed to change it automatically; this is the responsibility of the planner. 

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June 2018

President's Message

Summer is almost officially here and we appreciate your support throughout the year. We are hoping to see you at our Top Management Night on June 13th. At Top Management Night, we will be announcing the PAN APICS Board for our next fiscal year, the Company of the Year, Member of the Year, the winner of our Inaugural PAN APICS Scholarship, as well as several other awards. The company with the most attendees will be eligible to win a CPIM Part 1 Exam voucher!

As a reminder, we are looking for volunteers to serve as committee members for each of our board positions. If you are interested in being a committee member or in a board position, please email me at

We had a great turnout at our recent events and are hoping to see you soon!


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

Date: June 13th
5:45p-6:30p - Registration and Networking
6:30p-7:30p - Dinner
7:30p-8:15p - Presentation: The Supply Chain of a North American Rattlesnake Antivenom
8:15p-8:45p - Awards
8:45p-9:00p - Installation of Officers
9:00p - Final Remarks and Adjourn
Cost: FREE
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia - King of Prussia
260 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Networking Event - Meet the PAN APICS Board of Directors and Volunteer for a Committee!
Date & Time: August 8th at 5:30p
Field House
1150 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

PAN APICS Slate of Officer Candidates
2018-2019 Chapter Year
President  Dale McClung
Executive Vice President Jennifer Hill
Vice President of Administration - Ashton Loughery
Vice President of Finance Open
Vice President of Education - Salvatore Miragliotta
Vice President of Programs - Bill Selepes
Vice President of Membership - Naomi Tillinger
Vice President of Marketing - Jennifer Hill
Vice President of Transportation - Dan McAuliffe
Vice President of Young Professionals Program
 - Misty Blessley

Note: A variety of volunteer opportunities are available and they can be tailored to work within whatever time commitment you are willing to make. Volunteers can serve on our Finance, Programs, Marketing, Membership, and Young Professionals committees.  If you are interested in volunteering or running for a board position, please contact

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 15th 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.