New award honors outstanding APICS Global Channel Partner’s commitment to advancing supply chain excellence
SAN ANTONIO – Oct. 14, 2017 – Today, APICS, the association for supply chain management, announced that the professional training institute MGCM is the inaugural recipient of the APICS Diamond Partner Award. APICS honored the institute’s extraordinary dedication and accomplishments in spreading the APICS mission and elevating the global standard for supply chain instruction. MGCM President Anandi Roy accepted the award on behalf of the institute at APICS 2017, the premier supply chain conference and APICS’s flagship event.
“Since becoming an APICS Global Channel Partner, MGCM has demonstrated exceptional commitment to APICS’s mission of fostering the advancement of end-to-end supply chain management,” said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. “We are pleased to introduce this new award and honor MGCM for its continuous growth and efforts in bringing supply chain professionals into the APICS education, certification and membership communities.”
Headquartered in Nanterre, France, MGCM has trained over 17,000 professionals from more than 2,600 companies and academic institutions since its establishment in 1988. The institute provides training programs in achieving logistics, supply chain, and operations management excellence for business executives and their employees. Through its support of the APICS Instructor Development Program, MGCM has helped to establish an elevated global standard and platform for instruction. As a result, the institute has been named an APICS Premier Elite Channel Partner.
“We are honored to be the first recipient of the Diamond Partner Award,” said MGCM President Anandi Roy. “At MGCM, we take pride in our close collaboration with APICS, an organization that shares our passion for developing the global supply chain workforce through exemplary professional training and support. We will continue our efforts to promote the APICS Body of Knowledge throughout our community both in France and internationally because we are convinced that transformational change can be achieved.”
APICS established the Diamond Partner Award to recognize APICS Global Channel Partners that exhibit outstanding year over year growth in their region, support the Instructor Development Program and work to promote the APICS mission globally. The Global Channel Partners program provides a reliable structure to deliver APICS products and services worldwide through localized instruction and professional development. It is made possible by the dedicated community of APICS-recognized instructors in the Instructor Development Program that helps members around the world pass exams and attain certifications. The Diamond Partner Award is open to all Global Channel Partners and will be granted on an annual basis at the discretion of the APICS Channel Services team.
APICS is the association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM); APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP); APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD); and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference-Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With more than 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit apics.org.
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