April 2017 Print


Date: August 17, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. Central

Attend this APICS Extra Live webinar to learn more about omnichannel from “Customer Experience” department author Annette Franz. Participants will gain

  • a clear understanding of omnichannel and why it’s such a hot topic for today’s consumers
  • insight into how omnichannel affects customer experiences with your business and brand
  • the two essential steps every company should take to deliver a seamless omnichannel experience.

APICS Extra Live is available to APICS members only. Members, please click here to log in and be transferred to the registration page.

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2017 Tweed Plant Tour

Tweed's cannabis manufacturing process was definately interesting from a Supply Chain perspective!  We started at the Mother Room and ended at Shipping.   Big thanks to Andre Fernandez, Director Supply Chain, Matt and Gord for our Plant tour.  


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APICS Conference


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CACEE Editorial

Continuing Education: A Conduit to a New Career
Alanna Allen, Business Career Coordinator at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

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New Certification Announcement

To better serve one of the fastest growing industries in the world—logistics, the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation launched July 1, 2016. As of May 2017 globally 800 were exams taken, 700 professionals are certified and there are 193 instructors.

The CLTD certification program and is designed to provide supply chain professionals engaged in logistics, transportation and distribution activities a body of knowledge, best practices, technology know-how and standards to advance their knowledge and elevate organization performance.

Learn More 

The CLTD designation focuses on eight content areas:

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  • Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  • Order Management
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Global Logistics Considerations
  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

CLTD Brainshark video


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Ottawa Business Journal Winter 2016

Read the latest article in the Ottawa Business Journal, FOUR STEPS TO SUPPLY CHAIN SUCCESS, written by Duncan Klett, Co-founder of Kinaxis and APICS member since 1999.

Book of Lists 2016

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Plant Tour & Presentations


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Platinum Award Designation

APICS Ottawa Chapter has been awarded Platinum status for 2016 as recognition for the Chapter's dedication to providing outstanding member services and professional development opportunities to the members.

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Recent Interview


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International Student Competition

Team ReFresh from HEC Montreal is the winner of the third annual APICS/TFC GLOBAL STUDENT FINAL. Fourteen universities, who won their regions competing against hundreds of universities across the globe via The FRESH CONNECTION APICS GLOBAL STUDENT CHALLENGE, competed in the final event at APICS 2016.

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Certification Choices


select the best education / certification program for you and your company with APICS

..and have you seen the new education apps?

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Student Chapter Update

 APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management

Helping members pursue leadership opportunities to expand skill sets, enhance career growth, and increase marketability.

SPROTT School Supply Chain Management

  • Ben Schlussel, VP Education & Membership, APICS Ottawa Chapter
  • Alan Cai, Asst Professor & Student Liaison
  • Gurjot Sahni, President of the Carleton Student Chapter
  • Andy Zietz, Canadian District Director, APICS


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Algonquin Student Chapter Update

The new members of the Algonquin Student Chapter are looking forward to meeting you at the next PDM to discuss your journey in the Supply Chain and how they can position themselves for success.

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Students Supply Chain Career Quiz


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Ottawa Business Journal Publication

Check out the APICS article in the 2016 Spring HR edition

The OBJ Book of Lists is a valuable resource which is available free on-line to assist with career planning.  

Book of List 2015

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Montreal students clean up at APICS



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The Fresh Connection Challenge

By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.

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