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Elevate your Supply Chain Performance

Close performance gaps in your supply chain organization and develop your supply chain talent using an implementation approach proven to link business processes, metrics, practices and people into a unified structure. Maintaining a competitive advantage with the supply chain as a core competency has never been more essential than in today’s business environment. Supply chain leaders need to connect the latest industry advancements and insights with proven best practices to deliver operational excellence and shareholder value.

The APICS corporate development team will guide your leadership team through a tested supply chain assessment approach that ensures gains in the knowledge and tools necessary to analyze your supply chain, and an implementation plan that renders results and instills innovative supply chain thinking among employees. Developing talent and achieving business value is our top priority.

Interested in a test drive? Let our corporate development team guide you through a corporate affiliate experience.

MAXIMIZE shareholder value by using SCOR to effectively manage supply chain transformation risk


APICS Corporate Affiliate Subscription Benefits

Over 5,000 organizations across a wide range of industries have relied on APICS SCC to meet their evolving supply chain management needs. An APICS SCC affiliate subscription enables organizations with:


Frameworks, implementation roadmap, and the ambassador program

APICS SCC affiliation provides global access to the industry-defining Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model as well as the entire family of APICS SCC frameworks, including the Customer Chain Operations Reference (CCOR) model, the Design Chain Operations Reference (DCOR) model, the Product Lifecycle Operations Reference model (PLCOR) and the Managing for Supply Chain Performance (M4SC) model.

As the global standard for supply chain management, SCOR connects business processes, performance metrics, industry best practices and skill development into a unified and proven framework. Affiliation also includes access to the Supply Chain Assessment Roadmap, a proven roadmap of how to use the SCOR model to develop a portfolio of improvements that yield predictable and sizable results. In addition, a unique and highly value-added component of affiliation is the assignment of an APICS Ambassador to each first-year corporate affiliate. Your APICS Ambassador is a seasoned executive who will guide your leadership team through the roadmap helping maximize the benefits and minimize program risk.



A core benefit of subscription is corporate access to the suite of SCORmark benchmarking tools that help assess the operational performance of your supply chain. The tools leverage more than 20 years of SCOR data from 1,000 companies, 2,000 supply chains, and 5,000 manufacturing and distribution sites – all using the SCOR framework to manage and improve the supply chain and overall business operations. Quickly compare performance internally or externally, set baselines and understand competitive performance to identify opportunity gaps.


Engagement and networking

Corporate affiliates have the opportunity to develop a deeper and richer engagement with the APICS SCC community, including a seat on the APICS Corporate Advisory Board, an exclusive invitation to the Executive Summit and the opportunity for employees to participate on special focus forums with other peer companies.


Research and insight

The APICS digital library allows users to search and download white papers, event presentations, case studies, templates and best practice resources from both the APICS body of knowledge and legacy SCC content.


Supply chain talent development

The APICS corporate development team has extensive experience assisting Global 2000 organizations to plan, organize, and deploy large scale global supply chain talent development programs. The aim of all APICS programs is to incorporate performance-driven learning: target specific knowledge gaps, develop deep process understanding, support your high potential employee development, or leverage SCOR as improvement tool—all ways APICS can customize a program that renders results.