APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management.


August 2014

The merger of APICS and Supply Chain Council is now finalized

This important milestone for APICS and SCC is also a historic moment for the global supply chain industry. APICS and the APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC) together offer the first and only single-source solution for individuals and corporations looking to evaluate and improve supply chain performance.

Learn more at apics.org/apicsscc.


 

Share your APICS story and win a trip to APICS 2014

APICS Instagram APICS certification and membership are valuable ways to elevate your supply chain career, and we want to hear about it. Share your story in a quick Instagram video and you could win a trip to APICS 2014 in New Orleans, October 19–21! Visit the #IAmSupplyChain Facebook Tab to learn how to enter. Don’t forget to check out the video gallery to see what your colleagues have shared.

Learn how to enter.

APICS members enjoy special savings on APICS 2014 registration



Join your colleagues and industry buffs at APICS 2014. Expert presenters will guide you through educational sessions on supply chain business analytics, innovation, operational efficiency, professional development, risk management and much more.

 Learn more at apicsconference.org.

George and Marion Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship applications deadline extended—due August 25

APICS Supply Chain Council seeks applications for the 2014 George and Marion Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Named in honor of the late George Plossl and Marion Plossl, leading volunteers and longtime supporters of the APICS Supply Chain Council, the George and Marion Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship supports doctoral dissertation research on any topic relevant to the operations management discipline that has the potential to yield novel managerial and practical insights. 

Learn more about the
application process.

James Greathouse APICS Certification Professional Scholarship now accepting applications—due September 17

The James Greathouse APICS Certification Professional Scholarship supports individuals who are seeking the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations. Scholarship recipients are provided vouchers for APICS CPIM or CSCP courseware and exams.

This scholarship honors the legacy of James Greathouse, CPIM, who began serving the APICS Certification Committee in 1994 and chaired from 2006 until his death in 2010.

Learn more about the application process.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Conferences

APICS 2014
October 19–21 | New Orleans, Louisiana

APICS 2014 Dubai
12–13 November | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Seminars and workshops

Principles of S&OP—Chicago
August 14, 2014 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT

Principles of S&OP—New Orleans
October 17, 2014 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT

Supply Chain Risk Management—New Orleans
October 17, 2014 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT

Principles and Practices of MRP—New Orleans
October 17, 2014 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT

Online events

Student and Young Professional Webinar: “Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP)—What Is It All About?”
August 29, 2014 | 2:00–3:00 p.m. CT

APICS Vendor Webcast: “Transform Your Demand Planning Process and Business Analytics”
Sponsored by QueBIT
September 18, 2014 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET


APICS CAREER RESOURCES 

Career events


APICS 2014 Student Career Fair
October 20, 2014 | New Orleans, LA


Newest job postings

Global Supply Chain Manager—Delray Beach, Florida
Twinstar International

Purchasing Manager—Searcy, Arkansas
Land O’Frost

Planner–Supply Chain—Washington, Pennsylvania
Ferro Corporation

Manager of Global Procurement—Germantown, New York
Taconic

SIOP Analyst—North Carolina
Ingersoll Rand

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