APICS Savanannah Chapter

PO Box 65

Guyton, GA 31312

information@apicssavannah.org

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Previous Events
Supply Chain 101 (STEM Program)
Tybee Island Maritime Academy- 5th Graders
Presented by Scott Luton, CSCP
September 5, 2018

 

Great things happen with chapters join forces! Volunteers from both APICS Atlanta and APICS Savannah spent the morning teaching Supply Chain 101 to 40 students at Tybee Island Maritime Academy.  Bright kids with big futures...maybe even in supply chain!

CPIM Certification Workshop (Part #1)
Chicken of the Sea Canning, Lyons, GA
Presented by Geoffrey LeRoy, CPIM, CSCP, CTLD
September 7, 2018

 

Congratulations to Chicken of the Sea Canning, Crider Foods and Diamond Crystal Brands for completing the APICS Production and Inventory Management certification training. Good luck to them all on the formal APICS CPIM exam.

APICS Regional Supply Chain Leadership Forum
Atlanta, GA
Two Days of Speakers, Breakout Sessions, and Tours
October 19-20, 2018

 

Two days full of touring facilities, sharing best practices, hearing from incredible speakers, and networking with fellow supply chain professionals.  Sponsored by APICS Atlanta, APICS Charlotte, APICS Industrial Crescent, APICS Savannah, TalentStream, and Supply Chain Now Radio.

Honda of South Caroline Mfg, Inc. Factory Tour
Timmonsville, SC
Free
October 26, 2018

 

Thanks to Michele Pridgen and the Honda Manufacturing of SC team in providing APICS Savannah and APICS Charleston Chapter members a tour of their world-class manufacturing facility in Timmonsville, GA. A special thanks to Sree Rajagopalan for organizing the event.

Gulfstream Product Support Distribution Center Tour
Savannah, GA
Free
November 14, 2018

 

Outstanding Gulfstream Tour of their Customer Support Distribution Center. Many thanks to the
Gulfstream Team including David Manns, Corey Ingram, Stephen Phillips and APICS Savannah Board of Directors for organizing this event for the APICS Savannah members. A world-class facility!!!

APICS Savannah and NAWIC Joint Chapter Meeting
Savannah, GA
November 27, 2018

 

The NAWIC Coastal Georgia (National Association of Women in Construction) and APICS Savannah Chapters conducted a joint professional development lunch meeting on Tuesday, November 27th at Tubby's Thunderbolt from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

 

Geoffrey LeRoy, the APICS Savannah President presented, "Current Trade and Tariff Policy Changes and Their Affect on Our Savannah Businesses."  The event was very well attended by many local business leaders and the presentation was particularly interesting.

Holiday Networking Party
Savannah, GA
December 12, 2018

 

The December 12th Chapter Holiday Networking Extravaganza for APICS Savannah Members was a great event!  Many of our Chapter's members, peers, friends, and affiliates joined us for the great opportunity to eat, drink, and be merry.

We couldn't have asked for a more fabulous event location, The Mighty 8th Museum Pub.  The three hours of networking was followed up with many holiday raffles and door prizes.

CLTD Workshop
Savannah Technical College
December 18, 2018

 

Congratulations to Ivette Torres, Ronald Winders, Danyel Hall, Jimmy Seckinger, Berthenia Colonel, and Deroux Topping for completing the APICS CLTD (Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution) Certification Workshop.  A major step in advancing your career!

Supply Chain 101 STEM Program
Tybee Island Maritime Academy 5th Graders
January 17, 2018

 

Georgia Port Authority with APICS Atlanta Board Member Bill Stankiewicz hosted a Supply Chain 101 class at Georgia Port Authority (GPA).  Tybee Island Maritime Academy (TIMA) 5th graders participated in an exercise of PPE equipment usage, port safety guidelines, and opportunities working in the shipping industry at the 4th largest port in the USA.

CPIM Certification Workshop Part 1
Gulfstream Aerospace, Savannah, GA
January 16, 2019

 

Congratulations to the Gulfstream Team for completing the CPIM Certification Part 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management workshop.  CPIM certification is recognized as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory management.  Companies and Gulfstream Aerospace rely on CPIM designees to maximize ROI and increase customer satisfaction. Good luck to you all on the CPIM exam!

APICS Top 50 Chapter Symposium
Orlando, FL
January 25-26, 2019
 

In our 2nd year of business, the APICS Savannah Chapter was honored by being invited to the APICS Top 50 Chapter Symposium held in Orlando, Florida January 25th and 26th.  This was a great event for the Chapters to exchange best practices and take in some awesome presentations from the APICS corporate leadership teams.

The APICS Value Presentation to Students at Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
February 19, 2019

APICS Savannah Chapter's President, Geoff LeRoy, presented to the Georgia Southern University's Student Logistics Association about the "APICS Value Proposition" and "Careers in Logistics and Supply Chain."  The presentation was very well received with many students staying after the event to grab a few minutes with Geoff.  The APICS Savannah Chapter has almost 80 Georgia Southern student members, and are hopeful to have an APICS Student Chapter at Georgia Southern in the near future.

Securing the Future of Your Supply Chain:
"Current State of Enterprise Vulnerabilities and Threats"
Professional Development Dinner Meeting, Savannah Technical College
February 21, 2019
 
 

The APICS Savannah Chapter, in conjunction with Savannah Technical College, conducted a professional development dinner meeting on Thursday, February 21st at Savannah Technical College (Crossroads Campus).  Paul Strzelec and Thong Nguyen shared their unique perspective on how to shape a security-minded culture starting with leadership responsibilities accompanied by an organization-wide change in behaviors that transcend diverse, distributed operations with networked relationships.  There was good attendance from the Savannah Chapter membership, and they learned current state, real-world threats.

Savannah Traffic Club Annual Oyster Roast
Captain Butler's Retreat
February 21, 2019
 

Along with many other local organizations, APICS Savannah sponsored the Savannah Traffic Club's Annual Oyster Roast at Captain Butler's Retreat on February 21st.  This is a wonderful event with many fine sponsors with proceeds going to a student scholarship fund.