APICS Cleveland PDM

November 14, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Holiday Inn - Independence
6001 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

APICS Cleveland Chapter November PDM 

PDM at Holiday Inn—Rockside

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Kinaxis, Revolutionizing Planning Across the Globe

By: JP Swanson, Pam Halter

Join us for a presentation of Kinaxis, revolutionizing planning across the globe. Kinaxis offers the only digital platform for concurrent planning to enable real-time agility and visibility across the entire supply chain. Unlike legacy supply chain planning systems that operate in silos, supply and demand planners use concurrent planning to collaborate in real-time to proactively manage and instantly understand the impact of any change made to the supply chain.

Kinaxis, Revolutionizing Planning Across the Globe  Speaker(s) Bio:

 JP Swanson, Business Consultant, Kinaxis

JP Swanson is a graduate of Linfield College in Oregon with a degree in Operations Management. JP began his career in the restaurant business where he created an MRP system using Excel to manage food and beverage ordering and costs. After several years in Aerospace at Parker Hannifin as a Master Scheduler, he joined Kyocera where he learned SAP PP, SD, QM, and PM on his own. He successfully implemented all four modules across Kyocera North America and substantially improved their Supply Chain operations. He then moved to TriQuint Semiconductor as a SAP Specialist where he discovered Kinaxis RapidResponse. JP implemented RapidResponse by himself with an SAP integration expert on the IT side. JP now works for Kinaxis demonstrating RapidResponse to prospective companies to help them solve Supply Chain issues and connect the groups to a single platform.

 Pam Halter

Pam Halter is a lifelong resident to North East Ohio. Graduating from The University of Akron, Pam began her career as a Men’s Clothing buyer in at Higbee’s downtown Cleveland. After establishing her re-tail roots, for over a decade, Pam implemented retail systems for Sterling Software and eventually moved into sales focusing on transformation of ERP, Retail and Supply Chain solutions for Sysix Technologies (a Lawson Software Partner), NetASPx, and JDA Software. Today Pam enables companies across the globe to concurrently and continuously plan, monitor and respond in a single environment across business functions with Kinaxis RapidResponse, Gartner’s recognized Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record.



$30.00 APICS Member

$35.00 APICS Non-Member Guest Ticket

$10.00 APICS Student Member

$15.00 Student Non-Member Guest

$25.00 APICS Board of Directors Member