The APICS Cumberland Valley Chapter is a non-for-profit educational provider serving Fulton and Franklin counties in Pennsylvania, USA, and Washington county in Maryland, USA. The chapter’s membership is comprised of approximately 50 members from a variety of industries. APICS builds and validates knowledge in supply chain and operations management. We enable our community of members, affiliates, and customers to lead in the global marketplace.

Our VISION and VALUE PROPOSITION is to be recognized by both its internal (members) and external (manufacturing and service industry) customers and non-members as the leading provider of professional education and certification for operations, supply chain and logistics professionals within the Chapter’s area of influence by enhancing their professional lifelong learning options and providing networking opportunities in the Cumberland valley area that lead to the improvement of the customers’ operations.

APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.


Cumberland Valley APICS News

3 Day Supply Chain Course Begins September 19

August 19, 2014

Friends, Our education partner, Penn State Mont Alto is pleased to announce a NEW offering: A 3-day supply chain course featuring the world famous “Beer Game”, a hands-on supply chain simulation. Participants in this program will: Learn the basic terminology used in SCM and be able to more effectively communicate with SCM teams. Understand the [...]

Principles of Distribution and Logistics Course Cancelled

June 26, 2014

The previously announced Principles of Distribution and Logistics course for JULY 2014 has been CANCELLED due to lack of registrants. This course may be offered again in the future based on sufficient demand.

CPIM Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module to Be held this Fall

June 10, 2014

CPIM Detailed Scheduling & Planning (DSP) Scope:  This course focuses on inventory management, material and capacity scheduling and planning, supplier relationships, and the influence of lean and Just-in-Time philosophies.  The course explains capacity planning in detail; introduces capacity planning techniques such as processor-dominated scheduling in continuous flow processes; and reviews project management techniques.  This is [...]

CSCP Review Course Coming back to the Valley this September

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program Scope:  From manufacturers to service providers, regardless of whether a firm’s clients are businesses or consumers, for-profit or not, supply chain management (SCM) impacts all organizations.  Customers already demand high quality and low prices.  In today’s global markets, user convenience, delivery speed, and promise date reliability are becoming increasingly [...]

Cumberland Valley APICS Presents: Principles of Distribution and Logistics (PDL) July 2014

June 7, 2014

Curriculum Overview:  The PDL course introduces the foundations and operations of distribution and logistics management.  This includes channel network design, distribution inventory management, distribution replenishment planning, warehousing, materials handling functions, transportation and transportation operations.   Who Should Attend?  Individuals who are new to the materials or operations field, or working in positions that interface with [...]