Many emerging trends will impact how supply chains are managed, designed and operated in the future influencing the decision-making process right now. APICS-IE is assembling a panel of experts on Saturday, April 30 at the Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona, Calif., to proactively help manufacturing, distribution and logistics attendees understand and predict trends that may later cause disruption.
TheInland Empire Chapter of APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals, is focused on investigating and predicting supply chain trends that may impact your business with itsSpring Executive Panel & Networking Symposium: Emerging Supply Chain Trendson Saturday, April 30, 2016. Expert panelists including includeDr. Chris Gopal,Senior Fellow at the Peter F. Druckerand Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, and Executive Director of the Drucker Center for Supply Chain & Logistics,Craig Young, VP of ManufacturingNiagara Bottling,andRoy Paulson,President,Paulson Manufacturing,will not only share data and trends, but also how companies should be forward thinking and respond to slow moving stock, supplier reliability, lead times and forecasting. Attendees will also be able to ask questions, network and benchmark with area companies and build contacts within the manufacturing and distribution community to also help them build their career.
“In today’s Amazon-paced world, it is imperative to stay on top of emerging supply chain trends,” says Lisa Anderson, President ofAPICS-IEandLMA Consulting Group. “This session will be a great opportunity to not only hear what the experts in supply chain think will happen in the future but it also is an unmatched networking event for students, professionals, executives and the media in supply chain.”