“Certifying the Industrial Athlete of the Future” will be the keynote speech at an upcoming supply chain event hosted by Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) Wednesday, March 30. The free meeting includes breakfast and a "Forging New Links in Your Supply Chain" event from7:30–10:30 a.m.
The keynote speaker will be Neil Reddy, executive director of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, which created the Certified Logistics Assistant and Certified Logistics Technician certifications. He will discuss trends, challenges, and career path metrics in the logistics industry.
Other presenters are Robert Markatos, senior manager of Global Supply Chain at Ingredion, and Tim Bend, manager of Learning and Development at UPS Integrad. They will speak about training for tomorrow’s careers.
The program will be moderated by Mike Johl, supply chain faculty and program coordinator at MVCC. He has 38 years of experience in senior management at UPS.
The program is tailored for those who work in: supply chain management; distribution; transportation; warehousing; shipping/receiving; and dispatching. It will also be topical for: business owners and managers; educators; supply chain students; and economic developers.