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January 2020 Print

From the President

Edward W Haynes, CSCP, CLTD 2019/2020 APICS Milwaukee Chapter President

Warm Greetings To All Members and Friends of APICS Milwaukee - 

2020 is off to a great start. I am very proud of the efforts of our volunteer Board of Directors at APICS Milwaukee that continue to consistently serve the local supply chain community. Many of our board members have been part of APICS for over a decade and I appreciate their guidance that continues to make a difference in the Greater Milwaukee area as we enter this new decade.

We started January strong with four events highlighted below:   

  • We hosted two Breakfast Roundtables on LEAN manufacturing and the 7S Methodology.
  • We launched our 2020 Supply Chain Workshops program with our first one titled, "The Art of Negotiations". 

I was also thankful for the opportunity to attend the national ASCM/APICS Top 50 Chapters annual meeting in Orlando this past week. APICS Milwaukee is a proud premier partner with ASCM. ASCM remains focused on delivering the most relevant content to ensure supply chain professionals have the tools they need to advance in their careers, reduce costs and grow revenue for their companies. We are excited for the opportunities ahead and ways we can all make an impact through supply chain. 

I'd also like to share some of our upcoming activities below.  

  • Our Spring 2020 expert instructor-led certification classes for CPIMCSCPand CLTD, ALL begin in March. 
  • Our SUPPLY CHAIN WORKSHOPSwill continue in the month of February. We have three workshops in February on the topics of Supply Chain Management - Principles and Concepts, Inventory Basics and Purchasing. We have also added the ability to join them via WEBINAR! The Half-Day Workshops are designed to help improve skills, reduce costs and improve ROI. 
  • On February 27th we will be hosting a professional development meeting with a Women in Supply Chain Panel Discussion, wine bar and networking.  Our panelists bring tremendous amounts of supply chain experience and leadership and will be sharing their insights with the group. This event will likely sell out quickly. Hosted at the Vino Third Ward, Urban Wine Tasting Room, you'll want to register early!  
  • Our BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLESwill also resume in February two times per month including company tours and discussions of today's hottest topics!

 

As always, thank you for being a part of APICS Milwaukee Chapter. I hope to see you at an upcoming event!

Best Regards,

Edward W Haynes

President – APICS Milwaukee Chapter

[email protected]

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Breakfast Roundtable

February 05, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Hilton Garden Inn
11600 W Park Place
Milwaukee, WI 53224

The LEAN Office - 7S-ing the Office

Enjoy stress-free casual conversation about today’s hottest topics and earn points

Tickets

$10.00 APICS-Milwaukee Members

$15.00 Non-Member Guests

$0.00 APICS-Milwaukee Student Members

$0.00 Gold Sponsor (6 Free Tickets)

$0.00 Silver Sponsor (3 Free Tickets)


 

February 12, 2020
7:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 S Moorland Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005
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Critical Coaching Career Memories

Enjoy stress-free casual conversation about today’s hottest topics and earn points

Tickets

$10.00 APICS-Milwaukee Members

$15.00 Non-Member Guests

$0.00 APICS-Milwaukee Student Members

$0.00 Gold Sponsor (6 Free Tickets)

$0.00 Silver Sponsor (3 Free Tickets)


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Next PDM Event

WOMEN IN SUPPLY CHAIN PANEL DISCUSSION, WINE BAR & DINNER

February 27, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Vino Third Ward
219 E Erie Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
HTTPS://VINOTHIRDWARD.COM/
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We hope you can join us on February 27th for a Women in Supply Chain panel discussion, Wine Bar, Food and networking at Vino Third Ward, An Urban Tasting Room!

Our expert panelists hold various supply chain leadership roles and will share their professional experiences in the field as it pertains to:

  1. Gender gap 
  2. Benefits and drawbacks faced by women in SCM roles
  3. Skills that are needed
  4. What one piece of advice they would give to other women looking to advance in the SCM field

There will also be time to ask panelists questions, wine tasting and for networking!

Vino Third Ward is a wine boutique that offers a rare and diverse selection of wines from around the world in every flavor profile. 

Agenda

5:15 PM     Registration

5:30 - 6:15 Dinner, Wine Bar, & Networking

6:15 - 7:00 Panel Discussion

We hope to see you there for a fun night of discussion, wine tasting, dinner and networking!

Panelists Biographies



Tickets

$25.00 APICS-Milwaukee Members

$35.00 Non-Member Guests

$0.00 APICS-Milwaukee Student Members

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Welcome Our New Members

Welcome to our New Members

Cory Bach        Rockwell Automation

Andrew Brajner

Scott Carpenter   CH Coakley

Leah Fellion

Kimberly Hardin       Thermo Fisher Scientific

Jordin Katzenberger

Shyam Penugonda

Priyanka Pillai          Broan Nutone

Adam Sachs

Benny Vongkhamsay

Daniel Wiensch

Theodore Williams    Industries for the Blind

Peter Zalinski

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Education: APICS Certifications

Which APICS Offering is Right for Me?


 Find more information at

http://www.apics.org/credentials-education/education-selector/individuals/compare-all

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2020 Fall Certification Course Schedule

CSCP

March 11, 2020
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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APICS Milwaukee Chapter Office
11801 W. Silver Spring Drive, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53225
HTTP://APICSMILW.ORG/INDEX.PHP
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The CSCP designation is the most sought-after certification by supply chain professionals around the globe seeking to achieve mastery and recognition in their field. Professionals who have earned this designation are highly pursued by employers and recruiters. Lead by APICS-certified instructors, our CSCP exam preparation program offers you the opportunity to interact with peers while learning from highly knowledgeable instructors. This designation is ideal for professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, and who are interested in consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems.

Employees who earn the APICS CSCP designation can:

  • Strategically streamline operations by developing organizational expertise.
  • Effectively manage global supply chain operations by the knowledge gained in the program.
  • Increase workplace efficiency.
  • Create consistency and foster collaboration by best practices, common terminology, and corporate-wide communication.

 

Class Schedule (Wednesday 5:00pm - 9:00pm):

  • March 11, 2020
  • March 18, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 1, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 15, 2020
  • April 22, 2020
  • April 29, 2020
  • May 6, 2020
  • May 13, 2020

Tickets

$1,750.00 Member Ticket

$1,995.00 Guest Ticket


CLTD

March 11, 2020
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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APICS Milwaukee Chapter Office
11801 W. Silver Spring Drive, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53225
HTTP://APICSMILW.ORG/INDEX.PHP
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The CLTD program helps you demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a broad range of supply chain logistics topics to set you apart from your peers — proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Elevate awareness, professionalism, and knowledge/skills of Logistics, Transportation & Distribution practitioners.

  • Gain recognition in the field as a logistics expert
  • Build credibility and set yourself apart from peers
  • Learn latest trends in global supply chain logistics
  • Impact your organization's bottom line
  • Demonstrate logistics mastery of knowledge

 

Classes are held on Wednesdays from 5pm-9pm

  • March 11, 2020
  • March 18, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 1, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 15, 2020
  • April 22, 2020
  • April 29, 2020
  • May 6, 2020
  • May 13, 2020

Tickets

$1,750.00 Member Ticket

$1,995.00 Guest Ticket


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Supply Chain Workshops

WORKSHOP 1: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS

February 11th, 8:00am - 12:pm | Cost: $169 per person

Supply Chain Management is all about the design, planning, execution, control and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value.  It is also about building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance.

The focus of this workshop is to provide an introduction to supply chain management, review the related planning processes and discuss inventory management, procurement and logistics as they relate to the supply chain.

Participants will learn about the following:

  • Fundamental principles and concepts of supply chain management
  • How to strategize and, when to make the products that customers want
  • Ways to build lasting partnerships with suppliers
  • The difference between qualitative and quantitative performance measurements, as they relate to the supply chain
  • How to evaluate the readiness of your internal supply chain processes


WORKSHOP 2: INVENTORY BASICS

February 18th, 8:00am - 12:00pm | Cost $169 per person

Inventory basics will cover those stocks or items used to support production (raw materials and work-in-process items), supporting activities (maintenance, repair, and operating supplies), and customer service (finished goods and spare parts). Demand for inventory may be dependent or independent.  Inventory functions are anticipation, hedge, cycle (lot size), fluctuation (safety, buffer, or reserve), transportation (pipeline), and service parts.

  • Know What Inventory Is and Understand its Purpose
  • Understand The Function and Classes of Inventory
  • Understand The Problems Associated With Inventory Management
  • Understand The Cost Associated With Maintaining Inventory
  • Understand When and How Much Inventory To Reorder
  • Understand The Physics of Inventory Storage and Retrieval


 

WORKSHOP 3: PURCHASING

February 25th, 8:00am - 12:00pm | Cost: $169 per person

Purchase is the term used in industry and management to denote the function of and responsibility for procuring materials, supplies and services.

  • Learn about the role of Purchasing within the organization
  • Understand Purchasing’s roles with contracts
  • Explain sourcing best practices
  • Illustrate the purchasing cycle
  • Describe the process for conducting a supplier visit
  • Explain the reasons for outsourcing
  • Understand how to manage supplier relations
  • Learn how to implement product development programs
  • Explain Purchasing’s roles with sustainability and regulatory compliance


WORKSHOP 4: MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS PLANNING

March 3rd, 8:00am - 12:00pm | $169 per person

Materials Requirements Planning is, “A set of techniques that uses bill of material data, inventory data, and the master production schedule to calculate requirements for materials. It makes recommendations to release replenishment orders for material. Further, because it is time-phased, it makes recommendations to reschedule open orders when due dates and need dates are not in phase….”

After completion of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe what MRP is
  • Understand the nature of demand
  • Know when to use Order Point vs. MRP
  • Understand composition of a bill of material
  • Perform an MRP explosion
  • Use MRP-generated action messages


WORKSHOP 5: CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN MANUFACTURING

March 10th, 8:00am - 12:00pm | $169 per person

This class is ideally suited for those supply chain professionals who support or interact with any departments involved with the implementation of lean or, continuous improvement initiatives. It introduces essential vocabulary and skills in identifying and applying the basic principles of a lean manufacturing environment, as well as the direct impact on front-line manufacturing operations.

Participants will learn about the following:

  • Principles of supply chain continuous improvement, including the importance of the “continuous improvement” company culture, what is value and non-value added and the identification and elimination of waste
  • Continuous improvement tools such as value stream mapping, 5S and cellular manufacturing
  • Supply Chain assessment & auditing


WORKSHOP 6: NEW - INTRO TO CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

March 17th, 8:00am - 12:00pm | $169 per person

Continuous improvement for healthcare is all about the implementation of many of the “lean” manufacturing techniques and tools used for:

  • Reducing costs, delivery and process time
  • Eliminating waste
  • Reducing unnecessary inventory
  • Improving performance quality
  • Increasing overall internal customer and patient satisfaction
  • Improving employee involvement, morale and the organizational culture
  • Helping to transform Healthcare organizations

 

The focus of this workshop is to provide an introduction and history of “lean” initiatives, principles for healthcare; such as, creating a lean culture, continuous improvement, value added, continuous flow and the elimination of waste.  We will also introduce the tools of lean, such as 5S, value stream mapping and the meaning of a kaizen event.

Along with understanding the basics of lean and continuous improvement for healthcare, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What does Continuous Improvement [CI] mean in Healthcare?
  • Why should we implement CI initiatives?
  • Where should they be applied?
  • Who should be involved?
  • How can we implement the tools of CI from manufacturing?

*NOTE: Intro to Continuous Improvement Healthcare Workshop is also available via WEBEX ONLY on March 21st.

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