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Last updated: May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020 – 12:00 noon PST

Navigating Through Volatility Webinar
Manufacturing Panel Discussion: Successfully Emerging & Post COVID-19

A panel of manufacturing experts will discuss manufacturing as it relates to COVID-19. Although we’ll talk about how manufacturers are navigating COVID-19, we will focus attention on successfully emerging as well as how to succeed post COVID-19. There can be significant opportunity for agile and innovative manufacturers, and we’ll hear stories about what local manufacturers’ resilience.

Lisa Anderson Jon Armstrong Alan Braggins Jim Gitney Roy Paulson

About the Speakers:

Lisa Anderson is president of LMA Consulting Group and APICS Inland Empire. She is an expert in manufacturing strategy and end-to-end supply chain and partners with clients to create a superior customer experience, increase profitability and accelerate cash flow.

Jon Armstrong is owner and VP of Operations for Do It American, a manufacturer created with the goal to provide good jobs, to make great products, and to prove that it can be “Made in America. Do It American also won the 2018 MCIE Innovation Award for Human Capital.

Alan Braggins is Advanced Manufacturing Statewide Director for the Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies (CATC) and the Regional Director, Employee Engagement, Advanced Manufacturing for the Inland Empire/ Desert Regional Consortium.

Jim Gitney is the CEO of Group50 Consulting, and a member of the the board of advisers for Thinaër. He has over 30 years’ experience in world class companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies including GE, Black & Decker, and Pankl Aerospace.

Roy Paulson is president of Paulson Manufacturing, a manufacturer of safety equipment and Board Member of National Association of Manufacturers, will share insights his experience as well as from Washington D.C.

This is a no charge event, but you must register by clicking the link below.

June 30, 2020 – 12:00 noon PST

Navigating Through Volatility Webinar
Navigating & Preparing for Recovery in Distribution Delivery at Shamrock Foods

COVID-19 has disrupted our foods supply chains nationwide and only the resilient supply chains will survive. Join us on Tuesday May 26, 2020 for our no charge Lunch and Learn Webinar at 12:00 noon PST. Mr. Frank Moullet of Shamrock Foods will share with us the challenges faced by food distributors and how they are managing this crisis. He will also share with us tips on how to prepare for recovery as move towards easing the lock downs.

About the Speaker:

Frank Moullet is Branch Operations Manager at Shamrock Foods in Ontario California. He has strategic and daily accountability for all operations within a 450,000 square foot foodservice distribution facility shipping 430,000+ cases weekly. Prior to Shamrock Foods, Frank has had an in-depth career in warehousing and distribution operations at MBM Corporation, Maines Paper & Food Service and Shamrock Foods. He has been actively involved in advancing productivity and service with the use of technology and in sharing expertise with community leaders and trade associations.

About Shamrock Foods:

Founded in 1922 and still family owned Shamrock specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of quality food and food-related products through a family of companies, including Shamrock Foods foodservice distribution and Shamrock Farms dairy manufacturing. Through its family of companies, Shamrock employs more than 4,000 associates nationwide. The company’s success is built on three unwavering principles set forth by our founder, W.T. McClelland, in 1922 – an unrelenting quality in people and products and service, an innovative approach to business, and a commitment to the community.

This is a no charge event, but you must register by clicking the link below.

Starting August 8, 2020


CLTD - Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution

Date/time:
More info coming soon.

Location:
University of LaVerne
3237 Guasti Rd., 3rd Floor
Ontario, CA 91761

Pricing:
$3,400 (included all course materials, online course, and APICS CSCP exam and membership – new and renewal)

Instructors:
Kevin Manning, Phil Elhai, Lisa Anderson, Tony Martinez



20% discount for Students with an I.D, and Groups of 5 or more. Contact us for a special veterans discount.

Starting Fall, 2020

CPIM Part 1: APICS Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Date/time:
TBD

Location:
University of LaVerne
3237 Guasti Rd., 3rd Floor
Ontario, CA 91761

Pricing: $2,250 (included all course materials, online course, APICS CPIM Part 1 exam and membership – new and renewal)

Instructors:
Kevin Manning, Phil Elhai

20% discount for Students with an I.D, and Groups of 5 or more. Contact us for a special veterans discount.

Notes: This assumes there are enough students to fill the minimum class size or the class start date will be delayed. Any registrations after a cutoff date (TBD) might not have the physical book on the class start date (depending on shipping time frames); however, you’ll have access to the on-line book and tools immediately.

Fall 2020

CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)

Dates: TBA Location:
University of LaVerne
3237 Guasti Rd., 3rd Floor
Ontario, CA 91761

Pricing:
$3,499 (included all course materials, online course and APICS CSCP exam and membership – new and renewal)

Instructors:
Kevin Manning, Phil Elhai, Lisa Anderson, Valerie Ladd

20% discount for Students with an I.D, and Groups of 5 or more. Contact us for a special veterans discount.

Notes: If you are interested in attending this class at an earlier date, please email admin@apics-ie.org.
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