Lead Times January 2011
Serving Professionals Since 1964
January Professional Development Meeting
January 18, 2011
Integrating Continuous Improvement in the Supply Chain World – Where Does
Supply Chain Fit in Your Overall Operational Excellence Strategy?
featuring Bob Charleston, Corporate VP/Mfg & Supply Chain,
Associated Hygienic Products
Pre-Dinner Workshop Series—Finding a Job
For the unemployed, under-employed, or ‘just interested’
will be lead by Steve Hines
The Workshop will begin at 4:30 pm and run about an hour, followed by the PDM activities. a Job. The Workshop is
included in your normal APICS Atlanta Professional Development Meeting (PDM) registration fee for that evening.
Contents APICS Atlanta Events
Page 2 The Presidents’ Corner
Page 3 January Professional Development Meeting Info January
Page 4 Student Paper Competition Sat, 8th CPIM Strategic Management
8:00 AM Class of Resources
EDUCATION Fri. 14th CSCP Four Friday Instructor-
Page 5 Article, ―Certification Maintenance‖ 8:00 AM Class Led CSCP Review
Page 6 CPIM Workshops - Winter / Spring 2011 Course
Tue. PDM Integrating Continuous
Page 7-8 CSCP Learning System
2010 18th Improvement in the Sup-
Page 9 CSCP Workshops - Winter Spring 2011 ply Chain World
CAREER CENTER Thur. 27th Plant Tour of Clorox Company
Page 10 Article, ―En Masse Retirements Challenge US Manufacturers― 8:30AM Tour Plant Forest Park, GA
Page 11 Automated Job Board February
Page 12 Free Job Postings Sat, CPIM Basics of Supply Chain
5th Class Management
ATLANTA CHAPTER & INFORMATION 8:00 AM
Page 13 Atlanta Supply Chain Events Calendar Tue. PDM Sustainable Organiza-
15th tional Improvements led
Page 14 Listing of Chapter Officers and Directors 5:30PM by Front-Line Ownership
Page 15 Recession Proof Your Career with CSCP to Change
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The Presidents’ Corner Atlanta Supply Chain News:
January Message from the President From: the Atlanta Business Chronicle
Jan 11, 2011
Glass Half-Full: Seeing Opportunity In Difficulty
As we come to the end of 2010, I am feeling pretty optimistic. The Manhattan Associates Inc. has a new COO.
economic and global events of the past two years provided an oppor- The Atlanta-based global supply chain optimization provider said Wednes-
tunity for organization leaders to understand the principles that are key day it promoted Eddie Capel to chief operating officer.
to success. No doubt it has been difficult; but, as operations and supply Capel had been executive vice president of global operations. His new
chain management professionals, you have met the challenges laid duties include overseeing Manhattan's (NASDAQ: MANH) Asia Pacific
before you and have contributed to the slow, but none-the-less steady, and Europe Middle East and Africa operations and the company's Ameri-
rebound of the global economy. As a result, you are being recognized cas professional services business.
for the vital roles you play at your organizations and are being given UPS partners with Red Cross
more opportunities to make a strategic impact. United Parcel Service Inc. has partnered with the American Red Cross to
I also am feeling optimistic because, as an organization, APICS is start logistics emergency teams in several cities, including Atlanta.
growing again. Our membership, education sales, and conference at-
tendance all are up from 2009. We had our best year training supply The urgent humanitarian relief teams also will be started with UPS' help in
American Red Cross chapters in Houston, New Orleans and San Francis-
chain professionals in the history of the APICS Certified Supply Chain
Professional program, including significant growth outside North co.
America. The number of professionals volunteering to be a part of Atlanta-based UPS (NYSE: UPS) said it will provide logistics expertise,
APICS leadership and serve on subject matter expert teams nearly dou- transportation and warehousing to local Red Cross disaster services coor-
bled in 2010 as more people want to be a part of setting the course for dinators in the event of a large-scale emergency. Assigned UPS logistics
the organization and the profession. Finally, response rates to APICS emergency team coordinators will work with each Red Cross chapter on
research—as well as body of knowledge and career research surveys— needed logistics by providing skilled volunteers, transport of supplies to
have been astounding. affected areas and allocating space for storage, UPS reported.
For a number of years, we have been debating whether the concept of January 7, 2011
membership still is relevant to professionals. Today, your time is lim- 2011 Economic Forecast
ited, so you may not have the opportunity to read APICS magazine or
respond to surveys. You are focused on your job, so it may be difficult Industrial market players feeling more optimistic
for you to get away to education courses or conferences. You have A handful of big-box distribution center deals kept the Atlanta industrial
opportunities to connect to colleagues via employee and social net- market going this past year, with hopes high that economic recovery will
works, so getting to know other professionals in your local area may help further whittle down the
not be a priority. Yet, over the past year, we not only have seen growth, metro area’s overhang of avail-
but we witnessed a renewed sense of the importance of supporting the able space during 2011.
profession for the development of the individual and the company he or The Atlanta market entered
she serves. This was the founding principle of APICS; and today, it is fourth-quarter 2010 fresh from
as important across the globe as it was in North America 50 years ago. racking up some 2.7 million
If it was not for organizations such as APICS, supported by an army of square feet of net occupancy
members, companies would not have been able to respond so immedi- gains, according to the third-
ately to the global recession. Our members have enabled APICS to put quarter Atlanta Industrial Re-
more than 100,000 CPIM and CSCP designees into action across the port from Cushman & Wake-
globe—professionals who knew how to respond to the inventory crisis field of Georgia Inc.
and now are keeping in step with unpredictable demand. During the Deals done during the year
past 24 months, APICS has kept you connected and engaged through included Clorox Sales Co.’s
discussions of how the practice of operations and supply management lease of a 1.15 million-square-foot build-to-suit facility in Fairburn; Kraft
is continuing to develop. We have done this with our conference; pub- Global Foods’ lease of a 969,150-square-foot facility in the vicinity of
lications; research; and, of course, our volunteer leadership teams. As a Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Phillips-Van Heusen
result, the APICS body of knowledge continues to evolve to include Corp.’s lease of an 852,000-square-foot building in Henry County; a
business practices that address the challenges you face in today’s new 459,134-square-foot lease by Systemax Distribution in Jackson County;
normal. and a 750,000-square-foot lease by Colgate-Palmolive Co. in Douglas
This year, we have been reminded that professional organizations such County.
as APICS provide a very unique opportunity. Through APICS and our January 7, 2011
nearly 300 partners, you have the ability to support and contribute to
the development of your profession globally. You have the ability to UPS opening 4 health-care distribution facilities
United Parcel Service Inc. plans to open four new health-care distribution
both learn and teach. You have the ability to ensure professional prac-
tices continue to advance—and you do the same. facilities around the world in 2011.
If you were an APICS customer in 2010, we sincerely thank you The Atlanta-based shipping giant said new facilities in Singapore; Venlo,
for your business and look forward to serving you again in the Netherlands; Burlington, Canada, and Louisville, Ky., will give it a
2011. If you are an APICS member, we all owe you special total of 30 health-care-dedicated facilities set up to meet the needs of phar-
maceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
gratitude. Your faithful support is the basis of everything we do
as an organization and everything we accomplish. Thank you, ―We are seeing increased demand from health-care manufacturers wanting
more agile supply chains,‖ said Bill Hook, vice president of global strate-
and may you have a healthy and prosperous new year. gy for UPS Healthcare Logistics. ―This clear industry trend is driving
APICS CEO companies to look for more global solutions and deeper supply chain part-
Abe Eshkenazi Reprinted from APICS—Nov.,Dec. 2010 nerships.‖
CSCP, CPA, CAE
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January Professional Development Meeting
" ntegrating Continuous Improvement in the Supply Chain World – Where
Does Supply Chain Fit in Your Overall Operational Excellence Strategy?"
Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
Pre-dinner workshop begins 4:30 pm
Open networking begins 5:30 pm
Dinner begins 6:15 pm
Presentation begins 7:00 pm
Location: Villa Christina: 4000 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30319
This is a joint dinner meeting of APICS Atlanta and Atlanta WERCouncil.
Corporate Vice President, Manufacturing & Supply Chain,
Associated Hygienic Products based in Duluth, GA
As usual, Jon Harvill will be hosting a pre-event workshop that is open to all. January’s topic will be ―Resume Writing‖
and will get started promptly at 4:30pm. Members and non-members are all welcome to join us.
Directions to Villa Christina
4000 Summit Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30319
From GA 400:
Take I-285 East to Ashford Dunwoody Road (Exit 29). Stay in the far right hand
lane, which will put you onto Lake Hearn Drive. At first traffic light turn LEFT
onto Parkside Place. Travel one block and turn RIGHT onto Perimeter Summit Drive (into the Perimeter Summit Complex.) At
the stop sign, turn LEFT onto Summit Boulevard. Villa Christina is the last building on the LEFT.
From I-85 & I 285 (Spaghetti Junction):
Take I-285 West to Ashford -Dunwoody
Road (Exit 29) and turn LEFT. Crossover
I-285. At the first traffic light and turn
RIGHT onto Lake Hearn Drive. At next
traffic light turn LEFT onto Parkside
Place. Travel one block and turn RIGHT
onto Perimeter Summit Drive (into the
Perimeter Summit Complex.) At the stop
sign, turn LEFT onto Summit Boulevard.
Villa Christina is the last building on the
From the West or I-75:
Take I-285 East to Ashford Dunwoody
Road, Exit #29. At the end of the ramp,
turn right, onto Lake Hearn Drive. At
next traffic light turn LEFT onto Parkside
Place. Travel one block and turn RIGHT
onto Perimeter Summit Drive (into the
Perimeter Summit Complex.) At the stop
sign, turn LEFT onto Summit Boulevard.
Villa Christina is the last building on the
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2010/2011 Student Paper Competition
The submission deadline for the 2010/2011 competi- Awards To The Best Papers Selected
tion is February 25th, 2011.
Are you an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student? Are $400 cash. Recognition at the annual Student Night
you interested in a career in operations management, includ-
ing production, inventory, supply chain, materials manage-
which will be held on April 20th, 2011, with an
ment, purchasing or logistics? If so, submit a paper to the opportunity to make a 15 minute presentation to
APICS Atlanta annual student paper competition. the chapter. Publication of the winning paper in the
APICS Atlanta website, an APICS logo shirt, and a
APICS is known globally for its outstanding training, recog- one year Student Membership to APICS.
nized certifications and international network of industry pro-
fessionals. Second Place
$200 cash. Recognition at the annual Student Night
APICS Atlanta would like to encourage students in a broad
which will be held on April 20th, 2011. Publication
range of academic disciplines to become active participants in
the rapidly changing world of operations management. To of the winning paper in the APICS Atlanta web-
promote this goal, APICS Atlanta offers students the oppor- site, an APICS logo shirt, and a one year Student
tunity to submit a paper to be considered Membership to APICS.
for public recognition, publication of the
winning papers in the APICS Atlanta
monthly newsletter, and a stipend to be $100 cash. Recognition at the annual Student Night
used towards their education. which will be held on April 20th, 2011. Publication
of the winning paper in the APICS Atlanta web-
The objective of the student paper compe- site. An APICS logo shirt.
tition is to effectively demonstrate the
student understands an area of interest that
is important to APICS. The topic of the
Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of the
paper should be within the broad areas of
existing infrastructure and possibilities for improving
the APICS Body of Knowledge, operations and/or supply
and expanding these capabilities.
Innovation and depth of knowledge
Areas of interest to APICS are: Writing quality and presentation.
2. Inventory Control Submission:
3. Supply Chain
• Procurement Submit papers in Microsoft Word format as an email at-
• Demand Planning
• Supply Planning The Subject in the email should be APICS Student Paper
Competition. The body should include your full name,
• Warehousing academic affiliation, current year in school, major, ad-
• Transportation dress and phone number.
5. Information Resources
Papers should be submitted to
The APICS Atlanta Student Paper Committee will review all email@example.com no later than midnight
submissions and the winners will be notified in mid-March. February 25th, 2011.
Winners will be recognized at the April 20th, 2011 Profession-
al Development Meeting. Winning papers will subsequently Incomplete and unformatted submissions will not be con-
be published in the monthly newsletter as determined by the sidered.
Editor of the APICS Atlanta newsletter.
Submitters need not be members of APICS. APICS At-
Criteria for evaluating submis- lanta encourages students to become student members at
sions: the reduced student rate. For more information or to join
APICS please visit http://www.apics.org/Membership/
Demonstration of understanding
of the current operations management
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By Tom Cox
APICS Atlanta’s February 2011
Professional Development Meeting
Mark your calendars !!!!
―Sustainable Organizational Improvements led
by Front-Line Ownership to Change‖
Presented by : Ray Attiyah 2011 APICS International
Chief Innovation Officer, Definity Partners
Conference & Expo
Time is of the essence in the New Normal economy, but for The 2011 APICS International Conference & Expo
front-line leaders, it is at a premium. Too many of these indi-
viduals get bogged down in wasteful day to day running,
October 23-25, 2011, will take place in Pittsburgh,
meaning they cannot spend time focusing on improving and
growing their business. The key to being able to detach from Our theme this year is Achieving Sustainable Productivity:
the Run is getting the buy-in of the front-line. By enhancing Meeting Customer Demand in an Unpredictable World
the systems and processes of the operation, front-line opera-
tors and their supervisors are freed from wasted time so they
can take on more responsibility. With more responsibility
comes confidence and with confidence comes trust. It is a
positive cycle that continues to build on itself, ultimately be- Coming Attractions
coming imbedded in the organization’s culture. 2011 Annual APICS Atlanta Golf Outing will be
APICS Atlanta’s February 2011 Professional Development held on April 11, at the wonderful River Pines in Johns
Meeting—Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 Creek.
Villa Christina – 4000 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30319
The Pre-dinner ―Finding a Job‖ Workshop will be
―Interviewing‖, lead by Steve Hines.
the CPIM certification. Passing the CSCP exam is also worth
Keeping Your APICS Certifications 20 maintenance points for CPIM. Conversely if you have the
CSCP certification, any CPIM exam you pass is worth 10
points toward maintenance of CSCP.
As we start into the year 2011, many of us will be looking to
submit documentation to APICS to maintain our certifica- Any learning opportunities that you may have, taking compa-
tion(s). Anyone who achieved Certified Supply Chain Profes- ny classes on a new ERP software application, or corporate
sional (CSCP) the first year it was available will be in this classes on procurement procedures, etc, all count for mainte-
category. nance points at the rate of one point per classroom hour of
attendance. Seminars And conferences are great places to get
Both certifications, maintenance points, because you will normally be attending
the Certified in Pro- many hours of education sessions during a compressed time
duction and Invento- period.
(CPIM), and the A. P. I. C. S.
APICS will notify you when it is time to start preparing and
CSCP require submitting your documentation for maintenance, usually about
maintenance every 2,
3. nine to twelve months before it is due. You can either down-
five years after the load the pdf form or order the form to fill out and submit with
award of the certifi- your payment to do maintenance. Other questions may be di-
cation. The Certified rected to Tom Cox, VP, Education or any of the other Board
in Integration and members.
ment (CIRM) pro- Just remember, it is ultimately your responsibility to submit
gram does not re- the maintenance documentation on time to keep your certifi-
quire any mainte- cations current.
nance at this time. It is no longer offered as a certification pro-
gram. Points used to achieve one of the certifications may be
Tom Cox, CFPIM, CSCP
used to maintain the other. For example, if you are CPIM cer-
tified and you decide to work toward the CSCP certification,
Cox & Associates
any points for classroom attendance may be used to maintain
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Three Day Review Workshop Schedule for CPIM Exams
Atlanta, GA - Winter and Spring 2011, Full Series
We will review the materials to pass the CPIM Exam, every other month.
Basics of Supply Chain Management – Saturday (February 5, 12, and 19 and April 2. 9, and 16, 2011)
In the Basics, you get a complete overview of material flow, from internal and external suppliers to and from your
Topics include: Elements of the Supply Chain, Just-in-Time (JIT), Total Quality Management (TQM), Manufacturing
Resources Planning (MRP II), Demand Planning, and Capacity Management.
Master Planning of Resources – Saturday (March 5, 12, and 19, 2011)
The course focuses on the importance of producing achievable master schedules that are consistent with business
policies, objectives, and resource constraints.
Topics include: Demand Management, Sales and Operations Planning, Master Scheduling, and
Measuring Business Performance.
Detailed Scheduling and Planning – Saturday (April 2, 9, and 16, 2011)
Study detailed descriptions of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), inven-
tory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning.
Topics include: Recognizing Techniques and Practices of Inventory Management, Mechanics of the Detailed Mate-
rial Planning Process, Planning Operations to Support the Priority Plan, and Planning Procurement and External
Sources of Supply.
Execution and Control of Operations– Saturday (May 7, 15, and 22, 2011)
The course explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, the execution of quality initia-
tives and continuous improvement plans, and the control and handling of inventories.
Topics include: Prioritizing and Sequencing Work, Executing Plans and Implementing Controls, Authorizing and
Reporting Activities for Push and Pull Systems, and Evaluating Performance and Providing Feedback.
Strategic Management of Resources – Saturday (June 4, 11, and 18, 2011)
The course addresses three main topics: aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating oper-
ating processes to support the strategic plan, and implementing change.
Southern Polytechnic REGISTER TODAY!
State University Online at www.APICSATLANTA.org
1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060 or call 770-460-5370
Workshop Fee: Member price for BSCM course is $450.00
Non-member price for BSCM course is $500.00
Member price for all other CPIM courses is $350.00
Non-member fee for all other courses is $400.00
Late registration fee is $50.00, two weeks prior to class start
Cancellation fee, $50.00 if within one week of start date.
Get Certified and be Recognized as an Industry Expert!
Each Student will need to bring the appropriate Participant Workbook to each workshop.
BSCM class also includes one reference text.
Computer based test is given in partnership with ASI; go to www.APICS.org to register.
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APICS CSCP Learning System
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Continued — APICS CSCP Learning System
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Two Instructor Led Review Workshops for
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Atlanta, GA - Fall 2011
These classes will be held over four consecutive Fridays or Saturdays.
The books are provided as part of the course fees.
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals – Friday, January 14 and Saturday, April 30, 2011
This session will explore how successful supply chain management adds value to your organization. You will
also learn how to develop a supply chain strategy that aligns with corporate strategy, and you will understand the
importance of supply chain design and its evolving capabilities.
Topics include: Overview of Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Management Strategy, Managing
the Supply Chain, and Improving the Supply Chain.
Building Competitive Operations, Planning and Logistics – Friday, January 21 and Saturday, May 7, 2011
This session will teach you to understand natural dynamics within the supply chain to optimize performance and
increase profitability. You will also learn the distribution and transportation options and how to align them with
supply chain strategy, and how to evaluate the process constraints and choices within global logistics to establish a
plan that is linked to the overall supply chain strategy.
Topics include: Demand Planning, Product Design Considerations, Manufacturing Planning and Controlling, and
Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships – Friday, January 28 and Saturday, May 14, 2011
This session will teach you to how to categorize customers based on their profiles and needs, and how to establish
measures of customer satisfaction. You will understand the strategic importance of purchasing and supplier rela-
tionships, and how to effectively use customer data to improve service performance and increase value to suppli-
ers and customers.
Topics include: Relationship Management in SCM, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supplier
Relationship Management (SRM), and Integrated Customer / Supplier Relationship Management.
Using Information Technology to Enable – Friday, February 5 and Saturday, May 21, 2011
Supply Chain Management
This session will teach you how technology-enabled supply chains contribute to business strategies and operating
plans. You will also gain understanding of the innovative technologies enabling collaborative commerce and
global visibility, and how to apply technology to enhance distribution, reverse logistics, and global supply chain
Topics include: Role of Information Technology in the Supply Chain, ERP in supply Chain Management, Inno-
vative Technologies and Their Uses, Using IT to Enhance Supply Chain Performance, and e-Business.
This course will include the study materials recommended by APICS, including one year access to the
LearnCSCP.com website with the Pre-test, tests for each Module and a Post-test, for self-assessment.
Dress will be Business Casual. Lunch is included, with coffee and soft drinks all day.
CSCP Classes Non- REGISTER TODAY!
Members Members Online at www.APICSATLANTA.org
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before Jan 4, $1,795.00 $1,895.00 or call 770-460-5370
After Jan 4, $1,995.00 $2,095.00
April 2011 Location:
Southern Polytechnic State University
Before April 18, $1,795.00 $1,895.00 1100 South Marietta Pkwy
After April 18, $1,995.00 $2,095.00 Marietta, GA
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Article—Mass Retirements Challenge Us Manufacturers
ers have too few programs for recruitment and employee
Top skills in short supply include: management, legal,
En Masse Retirements Challenge sales/marketing, operations and technical/computer.
US Manufacturers An associate professor of sociology at Ithaca College,
Newswise — As millions of boomers prepare to retire, Stephen Sweet studies the intersections between
US manufacturing companies, hit harder than other work, family and community. His most recent book,
sectors by the recession, now face huge costs for “Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities
training new employees in the forthcoming years, ac- in the New Economy,” examines how economic trans-
cording to a report by the Sloan Center on Aging at formations are reshaping work opportunities in the
Boston College. United States. Sweet serves as a visiting scholar at the
Sloan Foundation and he is co-primary investigator in
"In many ways, the aging of the workforce will be like a the series of reports on “Talent Pressure and the Aging
tide, drawing the talents of older workers out of the Workforce.”
labor force,” said Ithaca College sociologist Stephen
Sweet, coauthor of the report “Responsive Action
APICS The Association for Opera-
Steps for the Manufacturing Sector.” tions Management Releases 13th
In comparison to other sectors, the manufacturing sec- Edition of the Venerable APICS Dic-
tor has a disproportionate number of older workers and tionary
men are significantly over represented. Only one in
three employees is a woman. The Well-known APICS Dictionary contains emerging
terminology and core definitions critical to effective
“The limited successes in attracting or retaining female global supply chain and operations management
workers may be symptomatic of organizational practic-
es that will also likely fail to respond to the diverse Chicago, Ill. (January 4, 2011)—APICS The Associa-
needs and expectations of workers in the future,” said tion for Operations Management today released the
Sweet. 13th edition of the world-renowned APICS Dictionary,
the standard for core terminology and emerging defini-
The median cost of replacing employees in the manu- tions in the operations and supply chain management
facturing sector is $5,000 per employee, compared to professions. APICS is the global leader and premier
$3,000 per employee in other sectors. Beyond the source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and
cost, manufacturers face the challenge of transferring operations education and certification. “By using com-
knowledge to the next generation of employees. mon terminology, operations and supply chain man-
Compensation in the manufacturing industry has stag- agement professionals can ensure efficiency and un-
nated over the past decade. The report suggests that derstanding whether they’re communicating with col-
in order to attract and keep workers (particularly fe- leagues down the street or across the globe,” said
males), providing substantial compensation may not be APICS chief executive officer Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP,
enough to retain key talent who look for flexibility to CPA, CAE. “With APICS resources like this new edi-
accommodate family responsibilities. tion of the APICS Dictionary, we aim to help individuals
and their organizations achieve bottom-line profitability
Manufacturing has traditionally, and by necessity, and efficiency.” The new edition of the APICS Diction-
called for rigid work schedules. However, the research ary contains more than 300 new terms and definitions,
suggests there may be room for innovation. including “triple bottom line,” “dynamic kanban,”
“strategic variables,” and more. In addition to emerging
“One strategic means of addressing future talent short- terminology, the APICS Dictionary contains valuable
falls is to identify and introduce flexible work arrange- core definitions that help individuals understand one
ments, such as flexible work schedules, career breaks another across the supply chain.
or job sharing,” Sweet said. “These will enable employ-
ers to hold on to the workers they have while attracting The APICS Dictionary is a member benefit of APICS
the workers they need.” The Association for Operations Management. The 13th
Other findings show that manufacturers are less likely edition is offered for the first time as an electronic
than other organizations to engage in retirement and download, which can be printed or viewed on multiple
succession planning and employers report manufactur- devices.
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APICS Atlanta Career Center
Automated Job Board
Please visit the automated job board on our website.
Companies now have the ability to post more complete job descriptions, and each listing
is still line-listed in our newsletter and on the Career Center web pages.
Each posting will remain active for 90 days, or until the job is filled, and our Career Cen-
ter Team are still available to help maintain the focus of our postings, and the quality of
information available about them.
Though this new tool does not presently notify our team as new jobs come in, we are
working with iChapter (the developers of our websites backend tools) to make sure that
this happens, so that we can continue to properly notify individuals that have subscribed
to our New Job Notification List.
Please contact us with questions, concerns, or compliments:
―Jon Harvill, CPC Atlanta Career Center Director ,
770-952-0009 or CareerCenterAdmin@APICSAtlanta.org.
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APICS Atlanta Career Center
As a totally free service, the APICS Atlanta Career Center accepts notices of regional job oppor-
tunities from local companies and third party agencies for listing on the Web site and in the up-
coming newsletter. Companies can now publish their jobs directly, and they will automatically
disappear after 90 days. These postings should look and feel more like full job descriptions, and
we hope they will benefit everyone.
For additional information on the Career Center: http://apicsatlanta.org/jobs/jobboard.asp,
Jon Harvill, CPC, APICS Atlanta Career Center Director, email@example.com, (770)
952-0009, E-mail: JHarvill@professionalsearchatlanta.com, Website: professionalsearchatlan-
FREE Job Postings (NEW!)
Posted On Company Title Opn’s Location
12/22/2010 MAU Planner Scheduler 2 Aiken, SC
Technical Lead, SCM software
12/22/2010 Niche Technologists, Inc. 1 Orlando, FL
12/14/2010 EndoChoice, Inc. Inventory Specialist 1 Alpharetta GA
12/13/2010 Johnson Controls,Inc Supply Chain Management Various Regional
Production Planning and Inventory Douglas County,
12/9/2010 Alum-A-Lift, Inc 2
12/3/2010 bubba brands, inc. Director of Supply Chain 1 Smyrna, GA
Consultant – Process Improvement
12/2/2010 UHY Advisors 1+ Atlanta, GA
11/24/2010 Remington Medical Planner 1 Alpharetta GA
11/22/2010 Bankers Exchange 1 Smyrna, Georgia
APICS Atlanta Career Center has be- The remaining
gun a nine month series of workshops Workshops are:
on the various functions associated with
Finding a Job. Each Workshop is in- 4. Networking, Jan 18,
cluded in your normal APICS Atlanta lead by Steve Hines
Professional Development Meeting
(PDM) registration fee for that evening. 5. Interviewing, Feb
The Workshop will begin at 4:30 pm and 15, lead by Steve
run about an hour, followed by the PDM Hines.
6. Negotiating, Mar 15
The next Workshop to be held on Janu-
ary 18, 2011, will be titled NETWORK- 7. Planning Your Ca-
ING and will be lead by Steve Hines, reer, Apr 19
author of the career search system
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Your Source For Supply Chain Information In The Atlanta Area !
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Chapter Board of Directors for 2010-11
Position Name Company E-mail
President Martin Samuels,CPIM, CSCP Philips Medical Systems firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive VP Vacant
VP, Education Tom Cox, CFPIM, CSCP Cox & Associates email@example.com
VP, Finance Shaunn Harris, CPIM, CSCP Arylessence, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
VP, Marketing Keith Singleton Sunny Delight Beverages Co. email@example.com
VP, Membership Brian Skelly, CPIM, CSCP Zodiac Services firstname.lastname@example.org
VP, Programs Scott Luton Definity Partners email@example.com
Secretary Jeff Kazanow, CSCP Marietta Logistics firstname.lastname@example.org
Past President Russ Thorne, CPIM CSCP Cargill Texturizing Solutions email@example.com
Career Center Director:
Jon Harvill, CPC Professional Search of Atlanta firstname.lastname@example.org
Education & Seminars Directors:
Vid Chandraiah, CPIM, CSCP, PMP Ingersoll Rand Club Car email@example.com
Kris Kathiresan, PhD, CFPIM, CSCP, PMP Kennesaw State University firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Kazanow, CSCP Marietta Logistics email@example.com
Programs Coordinator / Registration:
Matt Mastenbrook, CPIM Price Industries, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tours Director: Scott Luton Definity Partners email@example.com
Website / Career Center Administrator:
JD Harvill, CPC Professional Search of Atlanta firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Director: Henry Levine, CSCP email@example.com
Dr. Craig M. Gustin, PhD, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP American InterContinental University firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert W. James DeVry University email@example.com
Mark Ferguson Georgia Institute of Technology firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken Levine Georgia State University email@example.com
Kelli Crickey North Georgia College & State University firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Chapter Coordinator: Open
Bob Beecy, CFPIM, CIRM, CPM email@example.com
Karin Bursa Logility firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing Coordinator: Nan Beatty email@example.com
Debbie Dearman, CPIM Yamaha Motor Mfg. Corp. firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Issa, CPIM email@example.com
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