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Principles and Practices of Inventory Accuracy - Chicago


August 14, 2018
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


APICS Headquarters (1st floor)
8430 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60631


About the Event

Inventory accuracy is the foundation of inventory management. The APICS Inventory Accuracy seminar helps beginning and experienced operations managers more effectively manage and control inventory. Through a sample scenario, this seminar will provide attendees the opportunity to diagnose inventory problems and discover solutions as a class. Practical hands-on exercises in the seminar include total inventory carrying cost, ABC inventory control and cycle counting.
Attend this seminar and learn how to:
  • Develop and execute the inventory planning process.
  • Define the role of inventory management within your organization.
  • Balance the conflicting objectives of decreasing operating costs and increasing customer service.
  • Apply the inventory accuracy toolkit and measure impact across the organization.
  • Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of periodic and perpetual inventory and the cycle counting process.



Maryanne Ross, CPIM-F, CIRM, CSCP, CLTD

Maryanne Ross is the owner and president of Supply Chain Mavens Inc., a supply chain consulting and training company. She is an experienced supply chain educator, author and speaker, specializing in professional development and supply chain management. For 25 years, she has been an active APICS member and volunteer, serving on the board of directors, as a district manager and chapter president. She is currently president of the APICS Maine Chapter. Ross develops content and presents at numerous supply chain conferences internationally, including the APICS annual conference.



APICS Member $399
Nonmember $499

Cancellation, Refund, and Transfer Policy for Events

  • Requests for cancellation of registration must be made in writing and emailed to no later than 14 days prior to the event. APICS will charge a 15% processing fee on all refund requests. Refunds will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival or early departures, or requests made within 14 days of the event.
  • All transfers to a different seminar date will be subject to a 15% processing fee. No date transfers will be accommodated within 14 days of the event.
  • Registrants may transfer registration to another name up to 2 days before the event; please submit your request in writing to

APICS reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any training or event at its discretion. Registrants will be notified personally and given the opportunity to reschedule or have their full registration fees reimbursed.

Seating is limited and registration closes one week prior to event. Onsite registration is not available for this event.