Public Announcements


APICS South Alabama Chapter to offer the New CPIM Part Two Class

APICS has re-configured CPIM, the most respected certification in supply chain management, from five courses to only two courses and exams.  Our chapter offered the Part One (Basics of SC Management) earlier.  This Fall we plan to offer the second and final CPIM class.  The details are:

Day:  5 Saturdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm

Dates: 11/18, 12/02, 12/16, 1/06, 1/13

Fee:  $1,095 USD (Includes the Learning System and Slide Book)

Instructor:  Richard “Chad” Hampton CPIM

To Enroll:  RSVP: (Note-payment details will be sent to those who register)

Payment:  Payment will be via Credit Card or Check due before the first class.

Note: It is recommended but not mandatory to take CPIM Part One first.  


Brad Massey Named APICS SOAL Member of the Year for 2017

MOBILE, AL – June 28th, 2017 – The Southern Alabama Chapter of APICS is pleased to announce the organization’s Member of the Year award goes to Brad Massey! Brad was named the Chapter’s Member of the Year for the current program year, which runs from July 2016 to June 2017. He has been a member of the Southern Alabama Chapter for 7 years and has served on the SOAL Chapter Board of Directors since 2010 as VP of Communications.

A very special thank you goes to Mr. Brad Massey for his 7 years of service to APICS and to the South Alabama Chapter. We celebrate his dedication to the mission of APICS and to the betterment of the Southern Alabama Chapter. He spent many hours ensuring that our new chapter website was operational this year. We could not have done it without his help!

.APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. The organization has almost 200 chapters across the globe, supporting more than 45,000 members. The Southern Alabama Chapter serves the Gulf Coast region of Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida


APICS CPIM BSCM course offered by SOAL chapter

The Southern Alabama Area Chapter of APICS is offering the first of two CPIM Certification classes in May.  The prestigious APICS CPIM Certification program now contains just two courses and two exams.  This course, Basics of Supply Chain Management, is the best available for those in a supply chain related field.  It is highly recommended for supply chain managers, supply chain planners & schedulers, logistics personnel, SC IT, Purchasing, etc.. .  The CPIM Program was established in 1974 and is recognized by industry as the leading certification in supply chain.  Please see calander posting for details.