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APICS Dictionary and Learn It App

Essential tools to build your supply chain vocabulary

The APICS Dictionary, 14th edition, contains more than 4,500 terms and definitions relevant to supply chain and operations management professionals working in today’s global environment. Released 50 years after the first edition, the 14th edition adds more than 250 terms from the previous edition and features

  • 4,500 terms and definitions
  • 50 modified terms, reflecting the ever-changing supply chain and operations management landscape
  • alignment with the 2014 APICS CPIM and CSCP exam content manuals

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APICS Learn It

Download the free APICS Learn It app to access more than 4,500 terms and definitions from the APICS Dictionary, view the term of the day, and improve your APICS vocabulary with a game of flashcards.  

  • Over 4,500 terms and definitions from the APICS Dictionary
  • Term of the day
  • Offline access—no Internet connection needed to use
  • Suggestions are displayed as you search for terms