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Check out our No Charge Webinars for the coming week

April 30, 2020 6:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Dear Members, Sponsors, Business Partners and Supply Chain Colleagues:

We hope you have had a chance to attend our very popular and highly attended “Navigating Through Volatility Webinar Series”. We continue to get very active participation and allows for shared learning as we navigate thru these unprecedented times.

To help you review and revisit the webinars, all our past webinars are posted on our website and can be accessed HERE.

All our Navigating Through Volatility Webinar Series are “No Charge” events
sponsored by LMA Consulting, Inc.


Future-Proofing Manufacturing & the Supply Chain Post COVID-19 eBook Released

April 29, 2020 7:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Future-Proofing Manufacturing & the Supply Chain
Post COVID-19 eBook Released

Free to APICS-IE Members

APICS Inland Empire Chapter President, Lisa Anderson, has just released an eBook: Future-Proofing Manufacturing & the Supply Chain Post COVID-19. This eBook is free and available to members and colleagues of APICS-Inland Empire Chapter. Click here to get yours today.


Check out our No Charge Webinars for the coming weeks

April 26, 2020 4:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Dear Members, Sponsors, Business Partners and Supply Chain Colleagues:

We hope you have had a chance to attend our very popular and highly attended “Navigating Through Volatility Webinar Series”. We continue to get very active participation and allows for shared learning as we navigate thru these unprecedented times.

To help you review and revisit the webinars, all our past webinars are posted on our website and can be accessed HERE.

All our Navigating Through Volatility Webinar Series are “No Charge” events sponsored by LMA Consulting, Inc.

For more information about our upcoming webinars, visit the APICS Inland Empire website.

We will continue to add webinars as we confirm speakers. If you are interested in a topic that you do not see, please let us know so that we can reach into our networks to find an expert in that area. You can register for the webinars using the registration links above or with the links included on our website.

At APICS Inland Empire Chapter, we are here to provide practical value and resources to our members. We hope you find this webinar series of value during these unprecedented times and wish that you and your families are safe and healthy.

Our past Webinars are posted HERE.

Lisa Anderson
President


COVID-19 Impact on Freight Flows and Supply Chain Hiring

April 8, 2020 3:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

COVID-19 Impact on Freight Flows and Supply Chain Hiring

Certainly the COVID 19 virus has created mass disruption to the end-to-end supply chain yet transportation and freight need to keep moving. David Porter is going to discuss the impacts the COVID 19 virus has had on freight flows and supply chain hiring activity, and he will provide some suggestions for navigating successfully in this environment.


Navigating Through Volatility

April 7, 2020 3:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Dear Members, Sponsors, Business Partners and Supply Chain Colleagues:

We are all feeling the professional and personal impacts of the COVID-19 situation. Whether working from home or in the office, Supply Chain professionals everywhere are drawing on their experience, resources and networks to navigate through these volatile times.

The APICS Inland Empire Chapter has been working hard behind the scenes to bring together resources that can further support your efforts. We are pleased to announce Navigating Through Volatility, a webinar series designed to bring practical perspective, guidance and information on a range of topics to supply chain professionals. These webinars are free for our members, panelists, sponsors and business partners.

Upcoming Webinars include:

For more information about our upcoming webinars, visit the APICS Inland Empire website.

We will be adding webinars as we confirm speakers. If you are interested in a topic that you do not see, please let us know so that we can reach into our networks to find an expert in that area. You can register for the webinars using the registration links above or with the links included on our website.

At APICS Inland Empire Chapter, we are here to provide practical value and resources to our members. We hope you find this webinar series of value during these unprecedented times and wish that you and your families are safe and healthy.

Lisa Anderson
President


Navigating Global Supply Chains

April 6, 2020 4:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Navigating Global Supply Chains – Webinar

John Tulac
International Business Attorney

The COVID-19 virus started in China and has made its way around the world quite rapidly. How are global supply chains holding up? What is the latest status of key countries and global supply chains and how can we best navigate?

Join our no charge Lunch N’ Learn Webinar
on Monday April 6, 2020.

Please note the webinar will start at 1:00 pm PST

John W. Tulac is an international and general business and corporate attorney in private practice since 1977. He is recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys as an expert in the field of international business law and is annually listed as a leading lawyer in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire.

REGISTER NOW


When Carriers & 3PL’s Invoke Force Majeure

March 29, 2020 5:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 

Navigating thru Volatility Webinar Series

APICS Inland Empire invites you to

Join Dan Gardner of Trade Facilitators, Inc.

for a Live, 60-Minute “Frebinar” on

Wednesday, 4/1/2020

When Carriers & 3PL’s Invoke Force Majeure:

Meaning, Implications & Mitigation

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, one international trade term that’s been bantered about quite a bit is, “Force Majeure”. While it’s existed as long as trade itself, it’s not often that force majeure is invoked, especially on a global scale.

Join Dan Gardner of Trade Facilitators, Inc. for a live “Frebinar” on April 1, 2020 that will bring greater understanding to the meaning of force majeure in the context of global logistics, while pointing out implications and potential mitigation techniques for Beneficial Cargo Owners.

KEY ELEMENTS OF THE WEBINAR INCLUDE:

  • The definition of “Force Majeure”
  • Conditions under which force majeure can be invoked
  • Force majeure and international transportation
  • Understanding the carrier’s limited liability under a bill of lading
  • Force majeure and logistics services
  • Insurance coverage for force majeure
  • Negotiating logistics & transportation contracts in the future

 

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. PDT

Price: No charge

Instructor: Dan Gardner

Register: HERE for Dan Gardner’s Webinar

 


Calling all our local Manufacturers & Distributors to help us fight against COVID 19

March 25, 2020 5:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Special COVID 19 Request to our Manufacturers and Distributors

As the corona virus continues to spread rapidly, health care workers are facing a shortage of medical supplies. We are calling on all our local Manufacturers and Distribution colleagues to please join us in the fight against COVID 19.

How can you help?

Do you have spare capacity? Can you retool? Can you re-purpose your 3D printers to make masks to help our first line responders? Can you help with food distribution to our food banks and/or our elderly? If you are able to help, and willing to be contacted by San Bernardino County and share your potential capabilities and availability, please forward the following information to:

Curtis Compton, CCompton@wdd.sbcounty.gov

Information required: Contact name, Title, Email address, Phone number, Cell phone, Company name, Web address, Business type, NAICS, Street address, City, Zip, LWIA, Duns Number, Contact (provided by the MCIE).

We thank Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire for providing us the above information and opportunity to help!

These are unprecedented times with unprecedented needs,so we ask you to please think “outside the box” and see what you can do to help.

If you need further assistance with how/when/where please refer to our “Trusted Advisors” list. We have local trusted bankers, CPAs, Lawyers, Technology experts, and experienced professionals who can help you play a vital and critical role in this hour of national need.

We thank you for your continued support!


Weathering the COVID 19 Storm in Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution

March 22, 2020 5:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Weathering the COVID-19 Storm
No Charge Lunch N’ Learn Webinar

At APICS Inland Empire we share your concerns of the impact of COVID-19 on your manufacturing & global supply chains. To help you navigate and weather this unprecedented storm, we are offering learning sessions thru our “No charge Lunch N Learn” Webinars.

Join us on Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 12 noon and hear from Mr. Alan Dunn.

With 36 years of experience in Technical and Manufacturing, Alan will provide valuable insights of the current situation, potential long term impacts and what companies can do now to strengthen their supply chains and manufacturing operations.

Alan is the President of GDI Consulting & Training Company and is the founding sponsor of the Manufacturing Executive Institute (MEI), a manufacturing industry training provider with state-of-the-art classroom and web-enabled training facilities in southern California.

Register HERE for this great learning opportunity.


COVID-19 | An Important update from APICS Inland Empire

March 21, 2020 4:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

An Update from us on COVID-19

Dear APICS Members:

Last night Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20. The Executive Order directs “All individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of critical infrastructure sectors.” The operations referred to in the Executive Order can be found HERE .

To help you navigate your manufacturing and Supply Chain during these unprecedented times, your APICS Inland Empire is here to provide you with guidance and resources from trusted advisers. To get you started, check out some great resources found HERE.

We will be adding helpful Webinars led by Supply Chain and Manufacturing experts and providing opportunities for you to ask questions. Be on the lookout for registration to our “No Charge Lunch ‘N Learn” webinars coming soon.

Wishing all our members and families good health during this crisis. Practice the recommendations provided by CDC. Take care and stay healthy.