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Dinner Meeting - Topic: APICS Sales & Operations Planning

March 22, 2017
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

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Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043

On-line Registration is now closed. If you are still interested in attending, please contact the office at 648-0972 and we will do our best to accommodate.

Please join us to hear a favorite presenter, Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CSCP, speak about Sales & Operations Planning

"Is S&OP Part of Your Supply Chain? You Bet It Is"

Supply and demand planning is a fundamental process that spans the entire value chain. Keys to success including balancing resources and requirements, effective project management, and business rules that measure and improve productivity. Sessions in the Plan learning path will help you maximize inventory, capacity, and production operations for precise demand management; optimize resources; and align supply chain and financial plans for bottom-line results.

The full supply chain of a company must start with a strategy and a high level plan. It must then be dropped down to each subsequent level for tactical and operational plans to support the strategy. As it drops each level, it involves more detail with a shorter horizon. This presentation will show attendees the connection and relevance of each facet of the supply chain from strategy to planning to execution closing the loop back to strategy. It will cover how demand planning varies depending on the purpose and horizon. It will cover how resource planning varies from very few, high level-long lead time areas down to the execution on the shop floor [whether your own or your producer. It will show how inventory, planned properly, is a valuable resource and minimize its risk. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of the FULL supply chain.


  1. S&OP
  2. Supply Chain Management
  3. Demand Management
  4. Resources/Inventory Management

About the Speaker:


Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CSCP
Zampello and Associates
Consultant, Educator [APICS Master instructor: CPIM, CSCP],APICS Sales & Operations Planning Presenter

Tony worked for over thirty years in many industries, holding senior management positions with Engelhard, Hasbro, Swarovski, and others. Most recent clients: Atrium Medical, O’Neal Manufacturing, and Karl Storz. During his long tenure in industry, Tony has managed a wide range of initiatives, including: S&OP and ERP implementations, lead time reduction projects, offshore sourcing efforts and inventory reduction programs. His years of experience give him a broad perspective in his consulting and teaching work in the United States, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of The Netherlands, China and Great Britain. Certifications: CPIM, CSCP, CIRM Facilitator Sales & Operations Planning Certificate


About the Event:

5:15-6:00pm.....Registration, Cash Bar, Networking
6:00-8:15pm......Dinner,Presentation & Announcements

Menu : Traditional Salvatore's Buffet

Register: Online at or call APICS at PPM OffiCenter (716) 648-0972
Notes: Reservations requested by March 17 but will be accepted later pending space availability.

APICS- Buffalo Cancellation Policy:
Please call us at call APICS at PPM OffiCenter (716) 648-0972 by 2:00 p.m. of the day prior to the  scheduled event to notify us of any changes or cancellations.Cancellations after this time are subject to billing if a replacement cannot be found



$30.00 APICS Member

$30.00 Non-Member or Guest

$20.00 Student Member

$20.00 Full Time Student - Non Member

$20.00 Retired or not currently in workforce


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