On April 30, 2014, APICS announced that the boards of directors of both APICS and Supply Chain Council have approved an agreement under which Supply Chain Council (SCC) will merge with APICS upon ratification by SCC member vote. The transaction is expected to be complete in mid-July.
The merger unites two industry leaders with complementary offerings to create the premier global provider of supply chain research, education and certification programs. Together, SCC and APICS offer a single-source solution for individuals and corporations looking to evaluate and improve supply chain performance.
Both APICS and SCC believe that this combination creates a global leader in supply chain solutions, poised to benefit members, customers, partners and employees in several important ways.
Read the announcement
that was shared with APICS membership.
View the press release
that was distributed on April 30, 2014.
Review the frequently asked questions
that we’ve prepared.
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about the combination.
Learn about APICS and Supply Chain Council benefits
Learn what the industry is saying, by clicking on the links below:
- Supply Chain Matters, Breaking News: Supply Chain Council to Merge with APICS
- DC Velocity, APICS, Supply Chain Council to merge
- Logistics Management, APICS and Supply Chain Council to merge
- SupplyChain24/7, Supply Chain Council to Merge with APICS
- Supply Chain Matters, Follow-up on Announced Supply Chain Council Merger with APICS
- Material Handling & Logistics, SCOR! APICS Merges with Supply Chain Council
- Spend Matters, APICS and Supply Chain Council Announce a Merger: Fact, Imlications and Observations
- Beyond Supply Chain, APICS + SCOR = Masters in Supply Chain
- Associations Now, Strengthening the Chain: Two Supply Chain Associations Become One
- Supply Chain Management Review, APICS and Supply Chain Council to Merge
- Bloomberg Businessweek, Supply Chain Council to Merge with APICS
- YAHOO! Finance, Supply Chain Council to Merge with APICS
- SAPICS, Supply Chain Merger a Big Plus for SA Industry
- Supply Chain Brain, APICS and Supply Chain Council announced today that the boards of directors of both organizations have approved an agreement under which Supply Chain Council (SCC) will merge with APICS upon ratification by SCC member vote.
- Supply Chain Digest, Supply Chain News: Will Merger of APICS and the Supply Chain Council Rekindle some Energy in the Combined Association?
- Bangkok Post, Supply chain bodies' merger a major 'SCOR' for industry professionals
If you are a SCC voting member, visit the SCC microsite
to learn more.