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This quarter’s newsletter is hot off the press! The first quarter newsletter features a distinguishing industry award earned by Columbian, news from around the company, and a case study featuring Schupan Recycling. The case study showcases how Columbian’s Asset Transportation has rejuvinated Schupan’s operation capacity and has provided exceptional services to assist their supply chain. Also, be sure to test your vocabulary and creativity with this quarter’s puzzle on the last page of the newsletter!
Grand Rapids, MI, (1/28/2013) – Jim Gadziemski of Columbian Logistics Network was recently recognized as an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). APICS CSCP is a program offered by APICS, the Association for Operations Management.
Jim is presently General Manager of Columbian Logistics Network in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he oversees and manages seven warehouses and another in Detroit, Michigan.
Introduced in 2005, the APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of the supply chain field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain – from the supplier, through the company, to the end customer – and provides the candidate with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company’s value chain. To qualify for the APICS CSCP designation, a candidate must complete a rigorous course of study and a comprehensive examination.
“I am proud to have earned the APICS CSCP designation. It represents a commitment to excellence. Companies and individuals can benefit from the APICS body of knowledge to build operations management excellence,” Jim said.
APICS The Association for Operations Management builds knowledge and skills in operations management professionals to enhance and validate abilities and accelerate careers. We help our members and their organizations successfully compete and build a stronger global economy. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.
In 2012, three of Columbian’s facilities’ went without an employee lost day due to injury or restricted duty. Columbian takes much pride in this achievement and would like to congratulate all of the employees at our Dixie, Central East, and Central West facilities on a job well done, and to strive for another safe year in 2013!
This quarter’s newsletter introduces the newest members added to our management team, our quarterly award for providing Legendary Customer Service, and a holiday greeting from our CEO. Also check out the advancements made by our safety team as they’ve been putting in a tremendous amount of work to enact the safest work practices. Take a minute and enjoy the newsletter and take a shot at solving our quarterly puzzle and a chance to win a prize!