NZPICS NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2023
On June 15th, 2023, NZPICS is celebrating 43 years as a Premium Not-for-Profit supply chain education provider. To commemorate 4 decades of service to the NZ Inc’s supply chain community, we are hosting a conference on June 15th at Mt. Smart stadium, Auckland. Hope to see you at the conference.
Learning is a lifelong process, continues professional development helps keep one’s knowledge and skills relevant today and the future.
NZPICS conference – “Supply Chains in Transition” June 15th, 2023, Auckland.
Immerse yourself in a one-day experience that includes trending topics, networking and best practice sharing. We have a great line-up of international / national speakers for the conference on June 15th at Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland. Below is a list of the speakers, to name a few
Abe Eshkenazi (CEO of ASCM, USA),
David Ross (CEO – Kotahi Logistic),
Jonti Rhodes (VP – Supply Chain) & Nic Bishop – Head of Sustainability & Environmental Innovation at Fisher and Paykel
Lisa Flynn – Director, Commerce & Lifecycle Services, NZ – Ceva Logistics
Morgan Proctor (Director Supply Chain Management) & Philip Simpson – (Deputy Director Supply Chain Management and Foreign Military sales Program Manager – NZDF)
Rithesh Ramsing (GM Supply chain Farmers)
Roger Gray (CEO POA)
Sean Doherty – Product Owner – Industry 4.0 – Callaghan Innovation
“Supply Chains in Transition” provides a perfect blend of shared learning, best practises, challenges, cut edge innovations, networking, and business opportunities.
It brings together hundreds of senior supply chain, logistics, distribution, and operations management professionals. The conference will bring together decision makers form retail, manufacturing /production organisations, and key service providers from national and multinational organisations. The conference is the perfect forum for experts from varied industry sector to come together and meet face-to-face and an opportunity to network.
The conference will also help with maintenance points towards your ASCM certificate/s.
Conference Registration Forms Available on Click here
For all sponsorships and other enquiries please contact NZPICS Vijay at 021 525 604 / 525 1535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Salary Survey
We invite you to participate in our biennial New Zealand Salary Survey.
Changes in remuneration remain a key topic in the New Zealand employment market in 2023.
What changes have occurred in the Supply Chain sector?
- How have salaries moved over the past 2 years?
- Have significant increases occurred across all positions?
- How do your salaries compare to others in your industry sector?
- What is the variability in salaries across the regions of New Zealand?
- What benefits are being offered to attract and retain employees?
The Survey includes positions in the following disciplines:
- Supply Chain, Transport and Procurement
- Operations and Production
- Technical – Product Development, Packaging, Process development
- Quality – QA, QC, Laboratory, Compliance, Food Safety
- Health and Safety
- Engineering and Maintenance
The 2023 New Zealand Salary Survey provides detailed remuneration information for positions in the Manufacturing, Operations, Supply Chain, Transport and related sectors.
The Survey report, which is free to participating companies will provide detailed remuneration data for the Supply Chain, Transport and Operations sectors.
Complete the survey 2023 New Zealand Salary Survey Click Here
- SCOR – DS – Instructor led session May 10 & 11th, 2023.
NZPICS is running a SCOR DS program on May 10 & 11th, 2023. SCOR DS has new and improved SCOR attributes including Sustainability, customer facing to resilience; internal facing to Economics, etc.
The SCOR DS is a two-day instructor led program. One can attend the program at our Auckland site (Penrose) or via Zoom. SCOR DS excludes exams, includes a “Certificate of participation” on completion of the 2-day session.
If you are interested in the SCOR DS program or are interested to learn more about the program pls contact Vijay – email@example.com or call 021 525 604
- CPIM ver 8.0 program
FastTrack CPIM Qualification with ONE exam!
We are excited to announce the reconfiguration of CPIM Program from two exams to a single exam. This makes it more relevant in the current market and aligns with the other current APICS certification products.
The new program provides a structured and streamlined experience with consolidated content relevant to the current market. For supply chain professional the CPIM is a globally recognised as the global Gold standard in Supply chain and Operations management – it’s now made more affordable and completion time line shortened (as the two parts are merged).
It’s also Opportunity for those who missed out on earning the CPIM qualification by failing to pass Part 2 within three years of passing Part 1 (CPIM Legacy) by completing only one exam.
CPIM Ver 8.0 (new version) – enrol for
Term 3 – June 20th – September 27th, 2023
Term 4 – August 24th – November 30th, 2023
- NZPICS are proud to be channel partner for ISCEA (International Supply Chain Education
Alliance), Ohio, USA.
ISCEA is the developer of Internationally recognized certification programs of Certified Sustainable Supply Chain professional (CSSCP), Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM), Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA), Certified Healthcare Supply chain Analyst (CHSCA) and others. ISCEA members hold mid to upper supply chain management positions in Global 2000 companies.
ISCEA was the first organization certifying supply chain professionals around the globe, and it remains the worldwide authoritative resource for supply chain career development with thousands of certificate holders commanding top-tier salaries.
ISCEA offers many certification programs based on participants education, work experience, and job complexity (operational, tactical or strategic). ISEAC offers certification programs for those on the shop floor to that a management level.
NZPICS can customise to the ISCEA programs to meet your and your team needs. If you are interested pls contact Vijay – firstname.lastname@example.org or call 021 525 604
- Short courses to build a resilient supply chain
NZPICS has a myriad of resources to help you plan and prepare to meet your customer demand.
To assist you, we can customise short programs to upskill / cross skill the workforce or provide targeted training to address specific operational challenges within your organisation viz. inventory management, demand management, S&OP, distribution & logistics, warehouse management, Operations planning, etc
Please contact the NZPICS office on 021 525 604 to discuss your requirements.
NZPICS is proud to announce our partnership with Edukazi.
Edukazi offers many certification programs on- demand so participants can learn at their own pace, on their own time and on any device. They offer the following programs
Ø Supply chain Risk and Resilience Level 1, 2 & 3
Ø Supply chain Risk and Resilience in Healthcare Level 1, 2 & 3
Ø Inventory Planning for Supply Chain professionals
Ø Becoming a Global Logistic Manager, etc.
Link to Edukazi website – https://edukazi.com/
If you are interested in any Edukazi program/s please call / email the office on 021 525 604 or email@example.com
- Regional Business Partner 50 % Voucher subsidy
A subsidy of up to 50% is available towards NZPICS CPIM Part 1 & Part 2, CLTD and CSCP program through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) voucher scheme. If you are interested, please visit the below link to find out if your business is eligible to the 50 % subsidy.
You take care, be safe.
If you have any question/s please feel free to email or call me.
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Celebrating 43 years as a Premium Supply chain education provider in NZ.
New Zealand’s Premium Educational Provider in Supply Chain & Operations
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