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APICS Certified in logistics, transportation and distribution credential program

APICS is introducing a NEW certification in 2016.  The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides you with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges.

Created by APICS with a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.

Earn your CLTD designation - get started today!

Why should you earn a CLTD designation?

The CLTD program sets the standard for logistics certification. As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations.

The CLTD designation will help you:

  • Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry
  • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to bring new ideas to your organization
  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments
  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert
  • Provide you with the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction

Classes start soon!  Contact Kerry Fechner at VPEDUCATION@APICS-FOXRIVER.ORG for additional information.


2017 APICS GREAT LAKES STUDENT CASE COMPETITION and Student job fair: FEB 17-18, 2017

DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center in Downers Grove IL

This year will mark the 22nd Anniversary of this event and it is shaping up to be one of the best yet. This is an event you don’t want to miss.  There will also be a job fair Saturday night for entry level supply chain and operations professionals.

Why a case competition?

Student Case Competitions are based on a real company with a specific operations and supply chain problem. They are designed to encourage students to; compare their education with that of other students, test their classroom education and its usefulness in solving real-world situations, and foster Student Chapter involvement in District and Professional Chapter activities. Activities such as this enable establishing a solid APICS foundation as a college student, and help you into your professional career.

Why should I Attend?

As a Supply Chain Professional, this is your chance to meet some of the brightest students in the Great Lakes District. Many of these students are looking for internships and future employment. This is also your chance to network with other APICS professionals. You will also have exposure to numerous presentations on both business and APICS topics.

Student Career Fair

The Great Lakes District would like to encourage employers to participate in the 3rd annual Student Job Fair hosted on the evening of Saturday, February 18th, 2017 in Downers Grove, IL. This free event gives employers the opportunity to interview an estimated 150 of the best and brightest APICS Student Members at the undergraduate and graduate level. Last year, employers successfully recruited new employees and interns and gave outstanding feedback on their experience. 

Additional information is available at the APICS Great Lakes District Website

Upcoming Chapter Events

Feb 21

CSCP Tuesday nights at IIT Wheaton

11 week CSCP Tuesday nights 6:00-9:00pm
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Feb 23

CLTD - 12 nights at IIT Wheaton

Certified Logistics Transportation and Distribution
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Feb 27
Mar 2

Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) Web Interactive Course

Six 2-Hour, Instructor-led, Web Interactive Sessions on Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., March 2, 16, 23, 30, April 6, and 20, 2017
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Mar 7

Lean Bronze Certification (LBC) Exam Review Web Interactive Course

Six, 2-Hour, Instructor-led web interactive sessions on Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m., March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, and 11, 2017.
Register Now

Mar 8

Principles of Sales and Operations Planning

The APICS Principles of S&OP seminar provides managers and planners a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of S&OP.

Mar 14

Predictive Analytics

How to Uncover Value in Your Data



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