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NCILC continues Continuous Improvement series

Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 4:50 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013 5:17 p.m. CDT

OGLESBY – The North Central Illinois Logistics Council (NCILC) will offer an “Introduction to Continuous Improvement” presented by Amanda Oltman on Thursday. Oltman is a warehouse superintendent at Advantage Logistics and is charged with implementing the distribution center’s continuous improvement process for both management and hourly associates. Her program will provide an overview of the steps involved in implementing a program, and information on how to turn a plan into action at the workplace. 

In addition to the keynote speaker at Thursday’s meeting, Kari Smith of Ameren Energy Marketing will give a short presentation on “Energy Supplier Choices for Businesses.”

Part 2 of this series will be titled, “Turning Managers into Leaders,” presented by Mike Neubauer, a consultant with years of HR and management experience in the logistics industry. This program will be held on Aug. 15.

All NCILC programs are open to the public at no charge, and companies are encouraged to have at least one key supervisor or team leader attend. The programs will begin at 8 a.m. and are held at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby Campus in Room C-316.

For more information call Tim Robey of Double D Express at 815-220-3425, DeAnna Carlson of PDQ Courier Inc. at 800-490-7441, Ray Gatza at 815-883-5761 or Pam Furlan at 815-224-7930. Anyone who would like to attend any of these meetings should RSVP to either Jo Ann Johnson at 815-224-7930 or Shug Grosenbach at 815-433-5830 in order to receive a visitor parking pass which is now required to park in any of the visitors lots at the college.

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