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April 10, 2019 Professional Development Meeting

April 10, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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The Pinnacle Center
3330 Highland Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426
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5:30 PM Registration/Networking
6:00 PM Hors d'oeuvres
6:30 PM Presentation

The Pinnacle Center
3330 Highland Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

"5 Metrics We Hate"

What do metrics for Inventory Turns, Purchase Price Variance, Shipping
Schedule Attainment, Capacity and Cycle Count Reporting have in common?
We hate 'em!  Come to the April PDM and learn how these common metrics
are often misused, misaligned, misunderstood or just plain worthless.
Learn what you should really be measuring!

Presenters:
 Deb Smith, CPIM-F, CIRM, CSCP is a seasoned practitioner with experience in
automotive, office furniture, aerospace, recreation, mass merchant and other industries.
Deb has held a range of positions within the supply chain field including Product
Information and Planning Manager, Product Engineering, Production and Inventory
Control Manager, Systems Manager and Data Processing Manager. She is a
contributing author of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Handbook, Material and
Parts Handling in Mfg. and has had several articles published. Deb has been a frequent
speaker at APICS events, including APICS International Conferences, and enjoys
instructing certification review courses.

Randall Schaefer, CPIM, editor of the popular “Lessons Learned” feature in APICS magazine, is a veteran speaker to APICS and other manufacturing-based groups.  Randall is an Industrial Philosopher with 49 years of manufacturing management experience in such diverse industries as automotive, capital equipment, farm machinery, and appliances. He has a degree in philosophy from Wisconsin State University- Stevens Point, has been APICS certified for over 30 years and has done a tour of duty on APICS’ CIRM test writing committee. Randall is a veteran APICS instructor who taught APICS CPIM review classes as well as his own seminars on inventory management and cycle counting. He is a veteran speaker at APICS international conferences as well as chapter meetings of APICS and other manufacturing based professional organizations. Randall is a regular contributor of feature articles to APICS magazine and edited the popular “Lessons Learned” feature for twenty years. He is co-author of the Society of Manufacturing Engineer’s handbook, Material and Parts Handling in Manufacturing.

For questions or assistance with registration, please contact Kathy, Chapter Administrator:admin@apics-gr.org or (616) 490-8608.

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$12.00 Member Registration

$15.00 Non-Member Registration

$7.00 Student Non-member Registration


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