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.
Continuing Education: A Conduit to a New Career
Alanna Allen, Business Career Coordinator at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER AND SUPPLY CHAIN PERFORMANCE
..and have you seen the new education apps?
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
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.
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.
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.