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APICS IE Nov 3 Fall Symposium Supported by Arbela, Reveel and MEI

APICS IE Nov 3 Fall Symposium Supported by Arbela, Reveel and MEI

CLAREMONT, CA – October 29, 2018  ArbelaReveel and the Manufacturing Executive Institute are sponsors of the APICS Inland Empire (APICS_IE) Fall 2018 Symposium on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.

APICS Inland Empire Chapter (APICS-IE) is the leading association for manufacturing, distribution and logistics professionals focused on the end-to-end supply chain and operations. This event marks the sixth year that APICS-IE convenes a Fall conference and expert panel to share insights on global supply chain trends and strategies. 

“As the entire supply chain becomes more impacted by global commerce, ongoing innovation and the need for supply chain resilience, it’s important to share best practices. We need to be aware of issues that affect our suppliers’ suppliers and our customers’ customers. Learning from professionals who face these opportunities and challenges each day can help us look at how we can improve customer service, reduce costs and leverage technologies” noted Lisa Anderson, APICS-IE Chapter Leader and President of LMA Consulting Group. This year’s title is: Advancing Innovation & Navigating Global Trends. “We have an expert panel lined up and appreciate the support of our sponsors who help underwrite the event” she said.

The symposium attracts industry professionals from the Inland Empire and Southern California, as well as sponsors who provide solutions for manufacturers and distributors. Sponsors include: The Manufacturing Executive Institute (MEI), Arbela and Reveel.  “The APICS Inland Empire chapter is an important resource for manufacturing executives” noted Alan Dunn, Founder of the MEI and President of GDI Consulting. The symposiums attract a wide range of professionals from entrepreneurs and middle management executives to students.  “APICS-IE provides a platform for manufacturing and distribution supply chain professionals to come together, collaborate and build on the supply chain innovation in the industry.   We are pleased to provide our continuing support” noted Nima Bakhtiary, President and CEO of Arbela Technologies.  All supply chains are affected by transportation whether locally or globally.  “We support the different needs of many supply chains.  APCIS-IE provides a resource for information, education and collaboration.  We are proud to be a part of that” noted Keith Durna, Vice-President at Reveel.

The APICS-IE Fall Symposium: “Advancing Innovation & Navigating Global Trends” will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 8:00-11:30 AM at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont. Fees to attend are $15 for members, $25 for non-members and students are no charge (must register in advance). A breakfast buffet is included. Register online:  APCIS-IE.org.

 

About ASCM and APICS
ASCM is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. ASCM is built on the foundation of APICS certification and training spanning 60 years. APICS provides world-class supply chain training and certification to foster supply chain talent and improve end-to-end performance. APCIS sets the standard for supply chain education, through outstanding training, certification and community programs..

About APICS – Inland Empire
The APICS Inland Empire Chapter (APICS-IE) covers the Inland Empire region of Southern California, which spans the easternmost portion of Los Angeles county and includes San Bernardino and Riverside counties.  The chapter offers educational classes, programs and special events in the hotbeds of manufacturing, distribution and transportation activity including Ontario, Riverside and Temecula.  APICS-IE partners with other organizations supporting manufacturing and distribution such as the DMA (Distribution Management Association), neighboring APICS chapters, industry leaders and government officials in support of furthering the region’s workforce development and growth.