Supply Chain Now Radio, Episode 89
“APICS Savannah Growth Update”
Savannah Business Leadership Series on SCNR
Broadcast live from Savannah Technical College
Geoff LeRoy serves as President of APICS Savannah and has been specializing in supply chain management for the manufacturing, service and distribution industries for more than thirty (30) years. He has worked in areas of international procurement, global logistics, production planning, inventory management, engineering, distribution and customer service. He has incorporated Continuous Improvement and Lean practices in his professional positions since early in his career.
Currently, he is developing and implementing Sales & Operations Planning for a large global chemical manufacture called Johnson Matthey and is an active instructor and educator in the fields of lean, supply chain management, materials management including procurement and in production and inventory control.
Geoff LeRoy holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering with a concentration in Metallurgy from Lafayette College, and a Masters in Business Administration degree in Operations Management and Technology from Bryant University. He holds certifications from the Association for Supply Chain & Operations Management (APICS) in the areas of Production and Inventory Control (CPIM), Supply Chain Management (CSCP) and Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD).
Geoff has been consulting, educating and training organizations in conjunction with various APICS Chapters for more than twenty (20) years and received several Instructor of the Year awards (most recently in 2018). For the last twelve (12) years, Geoffrey has served on several Chapter Board of Directors as President and Vice President of Education. He currently certified by APICS as an instructor in the areas of CPIM, CSCP, CLTD and Lean Enterprise. Geoff has mentored countless students and professionals while assisting them in achieving their personal and professional goals.
Bill Stankiewicz has 20+ years’ experience in Industrial Facility Operations, Business Development and Food Grade Distribution, and is the co-host of our Savannah Business Leadership Series. Bill has helped countless companies with their operations via Savannah Supply Chain as a consultant in Savannah, Georgia.
On weekends, Bill teaches as Adjunct Professor at Savannah Technical College, where he is involved with the OS & OOG Freight Program for Pilot Escort and Fork Lift Safety Programs for certification and distribution operations.
Very active in leadership positions across industry, Bill serves in various leadership capacities for organizations such as: the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, APICS Savannah, the Savannah Traffic Club, WorkSource Georgia and beBee.com. Connect with Bill Stankiewicz on LinkedIn and learn more at: http://savannahsupplychain.com/
Scott W. Luton is the founder & host of Supply Chain Now Radio, which spotlights the best in all things Supply Chain. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine.
Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta, was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee and currently serves as Chair of the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards Planning Committee.
He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton.
Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode
Learn more about Savannah Technical College here: https://www.savannahtech.edu/
Check out a recent Supply Chain Now Radio update: https://youtu.be/mNZzTwd7Ilo
Learn more about Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference: click here
Learn more about the Association for Supply Chain Management: www.ascm.org
SCNR’s Scott Luton at Verusen event on “Digital Innovation & Intelligence”: click here
APICS Atlanta CSCP and CLTD Boot Camps at Georgia Tech: click here
Georgia Manufacturing Summit on October 9th:
Learn more about Supply Chain 101: https://youtu.be/Qc6U9WWUsYo
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EFT 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: click here