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APICS Puget Sound Chapter is a partner with APICS, a not-for-profit international educational organization respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With more than 70,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line.

APICS-PS, email: info@apics-ps.org, phone:  425-468-6178

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 President's Update

We are now just a week away from the annual APICS North America Conference in San Antonio, TX, October 15-17, 2017.  There are two keynote speakers:  

John Mackey | Co-Founder & CEO of Whole Foods Market

Derreck Kayongo | Founder of the Global Soap Project

In addition, the conference is offering 6 unique learning paths that attendees can select over the 3-days of the conference.  The Learning Paths are; Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return, and Enable.  Each of the sessions offered is specifically linked to one of these paths.  It is suggested that prior to the conference, that a path is selected and then a personal schedule be created.  

 There are also a dozen Plant tours that are being offered.

If you have interest in signing up for the conference, here is a fast link:  http://www.apics.org/annual-conference/home

If you or your company are interested in doing a benchmark, this conference might just be the answer.

Nov 7

Successfully Merging Two Companies into One

Chris Aiken, project manager from RPM/Legend Brands will share his successes and stresses with the daunting task of absorbing Karcher/ Prochem operations and systems within 6 months.
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Jan 13

CSCP Winter 2018, Jan 13, 20, 27 Feb 3 and 10.

demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.
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Feb 6

Safety Stock: Finished Goods, WIP, or Raw Material?

Rationale behind Component Safety Stock (CSS)
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