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Supply Chain & Sustainability Seminar

May 11, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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APICS Chapter Office - Conference Centre
1370 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON M3B 3N7

Registration Closes May 6th @ 6:00pm


Current business realities are changing:

  • More companies are becoming global with multiple facilities and supply chains
  • Shrinking profit margins and higher operating costs
  • Changing buying behavior and shift away from more traditional shopping channels
  • Reduced customer loyalty
  • Growing global competition
  • Shrinking product life cycles
  • High uncertainty, demand volatility and risk
  • Increased concerns about the impact of the Supply Chain on the Environment and Sustainability

This seminar will expose participants to the principles of SCM and Sustainability, and what can be done to GREEN the SC.

The following topics will be discussed during the seminar:

  • Current business context and Supply Chain (SC) realities.
  • Overview of Supply Chain Management (SCM).
    • The impact of Globalization.
    • SC Risk Management (SCRM).
    • Developing a competitive SC strategy.
  • Supply Chain Operations Processes.
    • Plan – demand and supply planning.
    • Source – selection and development of suppliers.
    • Make – producing goods and services.
    • Deliver – logistics, transportation and warehousing.
    • Return – managing the reverse SC.
    • Enable – managing assets, regulatory requirements, data, etc.
  • SC Sustainability.
    • Definition of Sustainability.
    • The Triple Bottom Line (TBL).
    • Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM).
  • SC Collaboration.
    • Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
    • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM).
    • Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR).
    • Measuring Supply Chain Performance.
  • The SCOR Model.
    • GreenSCOR.
    • Customer service measurements.
    • Efficiency and inventory measurements.
  • Achieving implementation success.

Chaim Silberstein, BA, MBA, CPIM-F, CIRM, CSCP-F, SCOR-P, CLTD-F, Jonah, OAS, APICS Master Instructor CPIM, CSCP, and Instructor Development

Chaim is the president of C.S. Consulting Associates Inc. a Toronto based consulting firm, specializing in providing SCM education, consulting and fitness services.

He is an acknowledged expert and educator in the field of supply chain management (SCM) and has been speaking at conferences and conducting seminars and education programs for various APICS chapters and corporations around the globe. He also published numerous articles on these subjects. Chaim possesses a unique combination of hands-on and consulting experience that enables him to provide value added assistance to his clients not only with the principles and techniques but also with the practical application and implementation. He has educated and helped transform many companies and improved their operations efficiencies and bottom line.

Chaim is certified as: Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM-F), Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), Fellow in Supply Chain Professional (CSCP-F), SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) and Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Fellow (CLTD-F) by APICS.  Jonah by the Goldratt Institute, and as an Older Adult Fitness Specialist (OAS) by CanFitPro.

Certification Maintenance Points : 7

Lunch will be provided for participants.


$299.00 APICS Toronto Chapter Members (+13% HST)

$375.00 Non Members or Guests (+13% HST)