September 2017 Print

Certification and Education


Registration is now open for the North Central Ohio Chapter's offering of a CPIM Instructor Led Review Course for Part 2.

This review course will take place over 5 Saturday sessions from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and November 4th.  Do not miss out on this review course led by Jack Kerr, CPIM, CSCP, C.P.M.!

CPIM Part 2 - Complete your CPIM preparation journey.  Prepare for the CPIM Part 2 exam with comprehensive training for internal operations covering master planning of resources, detailed scheduling and planning, execution of operations, and strategic management of resources.

Part 1 and Part 2

For more details or to register click here !  Register by September 26, 2017 and SAVE!

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Upcoming Events


Join us in exciting San Antonio, October 15-17, 2017 for the flagship event from the premier supply chain organization.

APICS 2017 brings together more than 2,000 attendees, 60+ educational sessions, 12 facility tours, two keynotes and countless networking opportunities. This year’s theme of Leadership explores the many opportunities that have emerged through the rise of supply chain, and the skills it takes to excel in today’s complex, dynamic global environment.

Explore forward-thinking topics covering end-to-end supply chain, logistics and operations management with our 2017 learning paths inspired by the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model: Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return, Enable.

Need one more excellent reason to attend APICS 2017?  At the conference, APICS will be remembering 60 years of supply chain evolution and looking forward to the bright future of the profession.  Be part of the celebration of APICS's 60th anniversary in San Antonio!

October 15–17, 2017
San Antonio

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Chapter President's Message

Welcome back from your summer vacation! With fall at our doors and old man winter around the corner, we are back to work for you to help with your CPIM goals. Our next class is forming soon! This should be a very exciting class.  Be one of the first to take on the new condensed version! Hope to see you soon!


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Membership Anniversaries

Happy APICS and North Central Ohio Chapter Membership Anniversary to:

Kelly Becker - 2009
Bradley Edens - 2013
Dan Fowler - 1998
Christopher J Gribben - 1987
Eric Hendricks - 2015

We use the month and year of the members original APICS join date for recognition of their anniversary. This may not be the month the membership renewal is due.

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Welcome New Members

The North Central Ohio Chapter welcomes our newest member to the chapter and APICS.


Amanda Thompson Angie Fidler Bart Matthews
Becky Machiusi Benjamin Barker Brandy Albert
Dave Bursh Eric Squire Gerald P Kreider
Heather Rainwater Heather Slaughter Jeremy Conkle
Jonathan Diercks Joshua Snell Katy Meeks
Kelli Darr Neamit Patel Noah Hill
Robert Perry Shawna Maloy Steve Croft
Tom Kistler Tom Maust Victoria Branham

Current Membership:

North Central Ohio Chapter: 45
Ashland University Student Chapter: 4

Interested in joining APICS and the North Central Ohio Chapter - CLICK HERE

Questions on joining or member benefits:


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Recap of Recent Events

On May 23, 2017, Chapter members and guests gathered at the Deer Ridge Golf Club in Bellville, OH for a delicious dinner.  After enjoying the wonderful meal and networking, the group attentively listened to a presentation recapping the Chapter events of the previous year and recognitions of members.

A special framed "Company of the Year" recognition certificate was awarded to Pepperidge Farm for their support and involvement with the Chapter.

Thirteen new members from the previous year were recognized, in addition to two individuals with 15 and 30 years of membership!  Chapter instructors, a volunteer, and members of the Board of Directors were also acknowledged.  A special recognition was made to the members who received certifications in the past year.  Congratulations to everyone!

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Chapter Contacts

We LOVE Supply Chain, Logistics and Operations Management! Do you have a related personal story to share? Contact one of the volunteers on the Chapter Board of Directors.  We would enjoy planning an event with you as our guest speaker.

Board of Directors of the North Central Ohio Chapter for 2017-2018

Chapter President

Paul Bond 

VP Finance

Christine Evans, CPIM

VP Education

Bradley Edens

VP Membership

Anna Walter


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