About APICS

APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

The APICS membership community of 270 local APICS chapters and 33 International Associates supports nearly 60,000 members in 20,000 manufacturing and service industry companies worldwide. By joining APICS, professionals keep up-to-date on industry best practices, new technologies, and techniques and gain access to exclusive members-only resources, networking, and cost savings on educational materials. Employers who endorse APICS membership for their employees create a more capable, knowledgeable, and productive workforce.

Membership in the APICS community provides:

  • Unmatched education and training to improve job performance, achieve career success, and contribute to bottom-line profitability.
  • World-renowned APICS certifications that validate knowledge and enhance earning potential.
  • Award-winning publications and resources to gain a competitive advantage through industry knowledge.
  • An international APICS community to draw on the expertise of professionals in the field of operations management.
  • Local chapter networks that provide opportunities to develop leadership skills through APICS chapter participation.