Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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APICS Savannah Chapter 
APICS Savannah Chapter 

Sales &Operations Planning VS Master Scheduling: How they are the same and how they are different

Join us for a PDM conducted by Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP who will present "Sales & Operation Planning vs Master Scheduling- How they are the same and how they are different." Since these two processes are so often confused, this short session will explain how S&OP and Master Scheduling are the same AND how they are different.

Join your peers from the APICS Coastal Southeastern Chapters including Savannah, Charleston, Jacksonville, Atlanta and others, and hosted by the APICS Savannah Chapter.

During the presentation, we will walk through the general business hierarchy to get acquainted where each process fits and how it’s output is validated.

In Master Scheduling, we'll take a walk through a supermarket [curious?].

After this session, you'll be able to evaluate what is going on in your company and what gaps may exist that you can close on your journey to supply chain excellence.


  • 12:00 - 12:10 PM: Virtual Networking and Introduction
  • 12:10 - 12:50: Presentation
  • 12:50 - 1:00 PM Q & A

Upon your complete registration for the event, you will receive a meeting invite and a ZOOM link. 

We Look forward to speaking with you at the event!

Speaker Bio:



Following a long career in manufacturing and materials management, Z now serves as a consultant, educator, and trainer to the operations and materials management profession across many industries. He's been involved for over thirty years in a broad range of industries, product types, and market environments. He has held senior management positions with Fortune500 companies and has consulted with companies ranging from small, family owned to large, multinational ones. 

During his long tenure in industry, Z has managed a wide range of initiatives, including: S&OP and ERP implementations, lead time reduction projects, offshore sourcing efforts, reorganization of materials management organizations, and inventory reduction programs. His years of experience give him a broad perspective in his consulting and teaching work in the United States, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of The Netherlands, China and Great Britain.

He has been active in APICS since 1982, and holds the following certifications:

  • Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) [Achieved Lifetime cert]
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) [Achieved Lifetime cert]
  • Integrated Resources Management (CIRM)
  • APICS Master Level Instructor for CPIM and CSCP
  • APICS Lead Level Instructor for Principles of Operations Management
  • APICS Master Instructor Sales & Operations Planning Certificate Program

Z is a subject matter expert, participating on exam committees for APICS. He has been utilized by various APICS chapters, conducted training sessions for major APICS corporate accounts and is the Sales & Operations Planning Certificate Core Workshop speaker. As a speaker, he has appeared often at the APICS International Conference, Chapter engagements and various industry symposiums.

He has held various leadership positions in APICS, including: the Corporate Board of Directors, and President of the Providence, New Bedford and Monadnock Chapters.  Z teaches as an adjunct instructor for CPIM and CSCP at Fox Valley Technical College. He has been an adjunct professor at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Bentley University.