President's Report

Hello Everyone--

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving! 

We had a great meeting on November 15th. Sameer Prasead did the formal presentation and three groups on students presented their capstone projects in a group setting. They were so well received that we plan to have an entire PDM featuring student projects next year. 

We have a special Professional Development Meeting (PDM) at UW-Parkside on December 6 with Bob Collins as the speaker. Bob is a longtime APICS volunteer and he is currently the Senior Director of Professional Development at APICS. He will discuss Growing Your Career in Supply Chain. His presentation will be for non-supply chain people as well as supply chain professionals.

Please see the Meeting page for December to get all the details on the presentation and to register. 

I hope you can join us at UW-Parkside for our December meeting. 

Rosemary VanTreeck, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP

President - Racine/Kenosha APICS

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Calendar of Events

Please save the date for the Professional Development Meeting schedule below.  If you have PDM topic ideas or leads for speakers you would like to see, please send to


  • December 6, 2017  UW-Parkside  REGISTER NOW!
  • January 17, 2018 
  • March 21, 2018 (Infusino's)
  • April 18, 2018 (tentative)
  • May 16, 2018  (Infusino's)



Stay tuned for additional Educational offerings!

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Are you interested in advancing your career by continuing your supply chain education?  Consider the APICS certifications for:

  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

CSCP focus is on the end-to-end supply chain. It looks at topics relevant to your own organization as well as your customers and your suppliers. CPIM, alternatively, is more focused in-house on topics that include materials management, master scheduling, forecasting and production planning.  CLTD is also more focused within logistics, transportation, and distribution.  Learn more at APICS.ORG

For more information on our class offerings, including the latest schedule & pricing, please visit our website RAKEAPICS.ORG and click on ‘Education.’  Our intent is to offer certification review courses for each of these certifications. Please email us if you are interested and when we have enough interest to hold a class, we will schedule the dates.

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Welcome New Members

We'd like to offer a warm welcome to our newest members!  Our chapter is currently 189  members (147 Professional and 41 Students)
  • Joshua Mohr

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Board Meetings

Board meetings are held once monthly to go over chapter progression, discuss upcoming events, and introduce new business along the way.

Members are always welcome to join our board meetings. Please contact the chapter president at for time and location! 

  • Jan 10
  • Feb 21
  • Mar 28
  • Apr 25
  • May 23
  • Jun 27

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Job Listings

Looking for a job in supply chain?

Check out the Jobs Board on our website!  These postings advertise local employers looking for supply chain talent.

Are you a recruiter?

Consider posting your openings to our site!  Listings are free and can give as much detail as you'd like.  Copy forward job descriptions or simply add a link to your organizations site.


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