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APICS is the association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM); APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP); APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD); and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference-Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With more than 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.

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APICS in the News

    American Society of Transportation and Logistics to Merge with APICS


    05/05/2015

    APICS and American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L) announced today that the boards of directors of both organizations have approved an agreement under which AST&L will merge with APICS upon ratification by an AST&L member vote. The merger will expand, extend and deepen the end-to-end supply chain body of knowledge that fuels APICS’s global supply chain research, education and certification programs.

    APICS Appoints 2015 Young Professional Guest Board Member


    04/30/2015

    APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, appointed Evan Crain as the 2015 young professional guest board member. The role of the APICS young professional guest board member is to bring a unique perspective that will advance the association and the supply chain and operations management profession.

    Tata Consultancy Services Honored by APICS for Supply Chain Innovation in Asia


    04/16/2015

    Today at the APICS 2015 Shanghai conference, APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, announced Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has won the APICS Corporate Award of Excellence in Asia. TCS was selected based on their dedication to excellence in the field of supply chain and operations management. The company made an impressive commitment to improving forecasting, planning, and collaboration using an innovative virtual reality program.

    The 2016 APICS and APICS Supply Chain Council Board of Directors Nomination process is now open.


    04/06/2015

    The 2016 APICS and APICS Supply Chain Council Board of Directors Nomination process is now open. Take this opportunity to lead APICS in its mission to help our members and their organizations successfully compete and build a stronger global economy.

    FIRST APICS TEST SIMULATOR ENHANCES CANDIDATE CONFIDENCE FOR CPIM EXAMS


    04/02/2015

    APICS, the premier professional association focused on supply chain and operations management professionals, today announced the APICS CPIM Exam Simulator, an online tool designed to increase the learning potential for APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) candidates. APICS CPIM designees receive up to 14 percent more in annual compensation than their peers without certification and many companies require or prefer the CPIM credential when making hiring decisions.