Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2008
Andrew Johnson, operations manager with USC Consulting Group, LLC (USCCG), has earned certification as a supply chain professional (CSCP) from the Association for Operations Management (APICS). He also holds APICS certifications in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Integrated Resource Management (CIRM). He is the only member of the business performance improvement firm who holds all three certifications.
tAPICS certification programs are recognized worldwide as the standard for professional competence in production and inventory management, integrated resource management, and supply chain management. To earn the APICS CSCP designation, candidates must pass one comprehensive four-hour exam with 175 questions taken from more than 150 references. This certification has been available since 2006.
Mr. Johnson, 42, has been with USCCG for 15 years, during which time he has gained operations expertise in such industries as chemical processing, food processing, manufacturing, and transportation. In addition, he has been a catalyst for the firm's solution development, business development, project management, and post-project support in the areas of supply chain management and client technology solutions by creating USCCG's Value Driver Model, Supply Chain Business Alignment Model, and a standardized guide of supply chain methods and tools.
Mr. Johnson holds degrees in finance and economics from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He resides in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.
About USC Consulting Group (USCCG): USCCG is an independent operations management consulting firm with nearly 40 years' experience in the area of business performance improvement. It combines extensive subject matter expertise, gained in the course of successfully completing over 1,300 engagements, with enabling technology to drive and sustain superior results. The firm offers an array of services that include Six Sigma, Lean transformation, supply chain optimization, process improvement, project management, value stream mapping, training and facilitation, blended learning solutions, modeling and simulation, and world class maintenance management and reliability services. USCCG is a Microsoft Managed partner headquartered in Tampa, FL. It also has offices in Chicago, Montreal, and Toronto. For more information, visit http://www.usccg.com.