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APICS is the premier professional 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 over 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.


APICS Resources

Papers
This paper offers insight into managing supply chain and product complexity by providing background into the complexity’s sources, a framework for understanding its drivers, and methods to manage it.




APICS in the News

Research
As part of the ongoing collaboration between Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and APICS Supply Chain Council, the Beyond the Horizon research project is investigating how the supply chain management discipline is evolving into the future. (March 20, 2017)

Best Practices
The simple process of questioning details is one of the simplest, most productive S&OP techniques. (March 16, 2017)

Trends
Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump's clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order. (January 30, 2017)

Best Practices
Executive-level supply chain positions have gained both prominence and importance for today’s global companies, and to support this trend, universities, colleges, professional organizations, and training firms have enhanced their supply chain and logistics programs to help executives stay current on supply chain trends. (January 16, 2017)

Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018, and with over 10,000 military veterans already work at Amazon and last year the company pledged to hire and train an additional 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. (January 12, 2017)

Best Practices
As it ramps up production of a new jet engine, Pratt & Whitney needs to do more than shore up its supply base, it is changing its recruiting tactics, according to its senior director of supply management. (December 24, 2016)

Trends
The strategic supply chain requires a new kind of leader; one with skills and orientations not currently found in many supply chain managers, this article describes what's needed to complete that change, and the steps to get there. (December 17, 2016)

To reap the full benefits of certifications, industry and academia have to continue to enhance their support. (December 14, 2016)



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Fall Symposium Focuses on Navigating and Managing-APICS Inland Empire Symposium Sets Stage for Global Supply Chain Strategies, Compliance, and Sourcing Decisions
Florida West Coast Chapter APICS is the premier provider of education, certification and research for supply chain and operations management professionals.
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