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APICS Tampa Bay


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience.


Founded in 1985, the Florida West Coast Chapter serves the Tampa Bay area of Florida area including Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco counties.


Plant Tour:  Yuengling Brewery
Professional Development Meeting

April 8, 2014


APICS Tampa Bay, the leading association for supply chain and operations management, invites supply chain, operations management and logistics professionals to our Professional Development Meeting on April 8, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Yuengling Brewery, 11111 North 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612.

Step out from under the hot Florida sun to discover how the cool, crisp taste of Yuengling is brewed and bottled. Tour the Yuengling brewery in Tampa where "America's Oldest Brewery" uses modern technology to brew fine beer in a time-honored tradition. Sample the Yuengling heritage for yourself at the brewery's biergarten.  The new brewhouse, just built 2013, is now part of our tour!


Yuengling is a regional brewery that has manufacturing facilities in Pottsville PA and Tampa FL and has been in operation since 1829. Yuengling beer is currently distributed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Massachusetts. The Tampa facility is presently a 450 to 475 barrel brewery; the new brewhouse addition brings the capacity to 675 barrels.  D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is owned and operated by Richard (Dick) Yuengling, Jr.

Register for this APICS Tampa Bay event at http://www.tinyurl.com/atb-040814 and tour the Yuengling Brewery!

APICS Education

Upcoming Courses

APICS Tampa Bay is offering the following APICS body of knowledge courses through its education provider, Quality Management Solutions, Inc.:
  • Production and Capacity Management Concepts course: Saturday, March 15 & 29 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with a registration deadline of March 7, 2014.
  • Strategic Management of Resources (SMR) course: Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of March 21, 2014.
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP) course: Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of March 21, 2014.
  • Master Planning of Resources (MPR) course: Mondays, April 21, 28 & May 5, 12 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of April 11, 2014.
  • FAST Trak CPIM (FTCPIM) course: This is a course designed to allow a candidate to obtain the CPIM certification in approximately four months. Enrollment is open.


All courses are comprehensive on-line 100% synchronous, instructor-led delivered in virtual sessions. For more information on course content and costs please visit Quality Management Solutions, Inc. at  http://www.qmsincus.com or contact Jerry Kilty at (727) 725-7674 or qmsjerry@tampabay.rr.com.

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Plant Tour
April 8th, 2014
5:30-7:30 PM
Yuengling Brewery
11111 North 30th Street
Tampa, FL 33612
Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)
April 23 & 30, May 7, 14 & 21
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Instructor Led
100% Synchronous
Registration deadline:  April 16th


The Importance of Capacity Planning and Management
March 13th, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Rosedale Golf & Country Club
5100 87th Street East
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211