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APICS offers its members free or discounted access to a selection of recorded APICS Webinars. These sessions enable you to connect with industry experts for specialized topic-focused education. Each 60-minute event features an educational discussion, case studies, and a Q&A session.

APICS Webinars On Demand cover operations management subjects such as accounting, e-business, forecasting, inventory, lean, management, six sigma, supply chain, theory of constraints (TOC), available to APICS members free of charge or at a discount. Begin exploring one of your APICS member benefits today!

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APICS Extra Live: Smarter Safety Stock

Presented by:
Dave Turbide, CFPIM, CSCP, CMfgE
Author, “Enterprise Insights”
Date: April 10, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. CT

This is a members-only event. To view the recording, please log in and click here or join APICS today.

Attend APICS Extra Live to understand how safety stock really works and to gain proven strategies for effective management. The presenter will review safety stock basics and outline ways to reduce inventory while improving the “safety” that your inventory investment is supposed to provide.

In this APICS Extra Live, you will

  • gain a better understanding of how safety stock protects against shortages
  • learn how your material requirements planning or enterprise resources planning system manages safety stock
  • discover how to reduce inventory while improving availability.