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    APICS January 2019 PDM

    January 15, 2019
    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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    South Texas Blood & Tissue Center - Donor Pavilon
    6211 IH-10 West at First Park Ten Blvd
    San Antonio, TX 78201
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    How Quality Supports Supply Chain Management and Fuels Sustainability

    In order to provide customers with a timely, stable supply of better products and services, it is necessary to put significant effort into developing and optimizing supply chains with suppliers around the world while also taking into account environmental and human rights issues.

    Awareness of compliance and human rights issues grows worldwide, companies are being asked to verify working conditions and legal compliance not only for themselves but also for their suppliers, as well as to make efforts to take corrective action if required.  In this new paradigm, quality management is critical in improving supply chain operations and fueling best sustainability practices.

    Tonight’s program will provide a high level review of how quality reduces business risk, prevents revenue loss and fuels sustainability.   Your take  aways from our program are:

    1. Comprehend global forces shaping supply chain strategy
    2. Grasp the relationship of customer demand and social value
    3. Define the drivers of supply chain management
    4. Define 4 ways Quality helps a company
    5. Know the evolution of Quality Management
    6. Clarified understanding of Sustainability
    7. Understand the relationships of The Triple Bottom Line for Quality and Supply Chains
    8. Improved knowledge of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility


    About Our Speaker:

    Patrick Tarver, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD

    Pat is a retired supply chain professional with over 35 years of experience.   Pat completed his career at Johnson Controls where he was the plant Materials Manager for 8 years.  Prior to that Pat led supply chain groups for such companies as Boeing Aerospace, Baker Oil Tools, and Fairchild Dornier.  During those years Pat led a team that evaluated, selected and implemented a class A MRPII software system.  Pat is currently the San Antonio APICS chapter president.  Pat has been a member of APICS for 34 years.  During those years he has taught APICS certification review course to students representing almost every major company in south central Texas and norther Mexico.  Pat is APICS certified CPIM, CSCP and CLTD and is a certified instructor for all 3 programs.  He has also conducted supply chain presentations for other APICS Chapters, ISM, SAMA and TMAC.

    Meeting Date:  Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Location:  South Texas Blood & Tissue Center - Donor Pavilion
                     6211 IH-10 West at First Park Ten Blvd
                     Please take a right off access road and go up to the blood donor building.
    Cost: This is a no cost event.
    Time/Agenda:      5:30 - 6:00pm Registration / Networking
                                 6:00 - 6:30pm Meal
                                 6:30 - 6:50pm Introductions
                                 6:50 - 7:40  Speaker Presentation


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    Thank you for your continued support.


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