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

Date Event
April 15th Scholarship Applications Due
April 24th Lunch and Plant Tour

Holt Logistics
May 9th Networking Event

Great American Pub
June 13th Top Management
PAN APICS Chapter: 370 members

New Members:

Troy Supplee
Morgan Riehl
Jesse Dempsey
Ryan Dyer
Zafer Louisa
Jennifer Payne
Nicholas James
Andy Lau
Noel Silber
Kere Sheard

  New Certification Attainees 
(Since 01/2018):

Nicole Gray, CPIM

Membership Anniversaries
30+ Years
Bill Selepes
Bernard King, CPIM-F, CIRM
William Woolridge III, CPIM

20+ Years
Joseph Rosato, Jr., CPIM
Ronald Lovelace

15+ Years
Steven Schwartz
Feliciano Garcia
Peter Sanelli, CPIM
John Grier
Samuel Siskind

10+ Years
Timothy Cathers, Sr.
Pedro Cruz-Rivera, CPIM, CSCP
Dale McClung, CPIM, CSCP

5+ Years
Elaine Mitchell, CSCP
Wlater Kimble, CSCP

1+ Year
Brian Plodizyn
Bradley Webb, CPIM
Deborah McManus, CSCP
Joy Ding
Tunhi Chin
Stephanie  Palmer
Reed White
Dan Tropea, CSCP
Benjamin Grejdus
James Sawyer
Julie  Magiera
Jeffrey Brenner
Takashi Hirai
Joseph Casazza
Sherry  Good
Lisa  Friedberg, CSCP
Joseph Barbieri
Roksana  Orzechowski, CSCP

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March 2018

President's Message

We had a great time at the MEGA Meeting last night and are grateful for everyone who attended! Thank you to those who were able to make it out to this great event!

We are most proud, however, of our brand new 2018 PAN APICS Supply Chain Scholarship, which we announced at the MEGA Meeting last night. Eligible for undergraduates who are graduating in 2019 or later with a focus in supply chain, PAN APICS is offering a $2,500 scholarship that can be used towards any educational expense!

Interested? Act quickly because the deadline to apply is  April 15th. The winner will be announced at our Top Management Night on  June 13th. Full details and application can be found here.

As a reminder, we have a few upcoming events that we hope to see you at. We have a tour of Holt Logistics on  April 24th, a networking event focused on our educational offerings and meeting young supply chain professionals at the Great American Pub (Conshohocken) on  May 9th, and our Annual Top Management Night on  June 13th!

Lastly, we have posted our Fall 2018 Class Schedule - details are below and at

We hope 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!

Lunch and Plant Tour - Holt Logistics :
Date: April 24, 2018
Lunch:   Max's Seafood Cafe
34 N. Burlington Street
Gloucester City, NJ 08030
Tour:     Holt Logistics
101 South King Street, 
Gloucester City, NJ 08030
[The two locations are a ~5 minute walk from each other!]

Networking Event - Educational Offerings and Meet Young Supply Chain Professionals
Date: May 9th
Great American Pub
123 Fayette St, Conshohocken, PA 19428

Mark Your Calendars:
June 13th - Top Management Night, Location TBD

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.