Supply Chain Management Symposium Scheduled in March


Supply Chain Management Symposium Scheduled in March

Friday, February 24, 2023
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The Department of Business and Public Service at Raritan Valley Community College will hold a Supply Chain Management Symposium on Thursday, March 23, from 1-3 p.m. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Event Center at the College’s Branchburg campus.

The program, a collaboration between the College and the business community, will feature an education and networking event that is specific to careers and opportunities in the supply chain management profession. Participants will hear from industry professionals about their functions and have the opportunity to network with company representatives and learn about open roles.

The event will feature representatives from such organizations and industries as:

•    Port of New York/New Jersey (Transportation/Logistics)
•    Federal Express (Transportation/Logistics)
•    IMS Logistics (Freight Brokerage & Management)
•    Conrail (Rail Management)
•    ABCO (Material Handling Systems)
•    CRC Industries (Wholesale Distributor & Manufacturer)
•    CHEP USA (Material Handling Systems)
•    CB Richard Ellis (Commercial Real Estate)
•    Soapbox (E-Commerce)

A representative from The NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development also will be in attendance.

Businesses are looking for supply chain professionals to continuously increase their organizations’ capability by reducing costs and improving the efficiency of relationships, both internal and external. Both on the national and local level, employers require associates to have multifaceted skills in the area of operations, transportation, and planning.

RVCC offers a fully online Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion program. As the local logistics industry continues to become an increasingly important part of an international business network, the Supply Chain Management program is designed to meet the employment opportunities and workforce needs of the field. The RVCC program provides a strong foundation in the core principles and applications required to prepare students for industry employment. Specifically, the program emphasizes the essentials of supply chain and operations management, the transportation and distribution process, warehousing, and sourcing, as well as the professional business and communication skills required to excel in the field.

During the March 23 event, an enrollment coach will be on hand to answer any student questions about the Supply Chain program or enrolling at RVCC. To register for the event, visit

To learn more about RVCC’s Supply Chain Management  Certificate of Completion program, visit

For additional information, contact Tracy Rimple, Chair, Business and Public Service Department, at

RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



February 24, 2023

PR #90