About Us


At APICS, we know that there’s more to supply chain than management, more to performance than process and more to people than position descriptions.

The world of supply chain management never stops advancing — and neither should supply chain professionals or their organizations. Wrapping the world, supply chains both enable and inspire human and economic possibility. However, to reach their potential they require savvy operators, supervisors and leaders with the necessary knowledge and know-how.

APICS fills this gap. We’re known for our ability to develop supply chain talent and elevate end-to-end supply chain performance. Nobody does this better than we do. From education and certification to benchmarking and best practices, APICS sets the industry standard.

We are essential partners in transforming the way people do business, drive growth, and reach global customers.It’s complex and it’s simple. We develop people, people improve supply chains, supply chains improve companies and the whole world economy benefits. Together with our members, partners and customers, we are united in our commitment to global supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience — achieved one person and one supply chain at a time.

APICS Fast Facts

  • 45,000+ professional members in 100 countries

  • 190 APICS chapters in North America

  • 100+ international channel partners in 46 countries

  • 125,000+ certified professionals

  • $27.7 MM annual revenue in 2015

  • 2,000+ active volunteers and partner leaders

  • 100 staff

APICS Cincinnati Chapter Fast Facts

  • Cincinnati Chapter is over 60 years old:

    • Charter #7 was granted on January 20, 1959 with 25 members, predominantly due to the efforts of the late Mr. Carl Stein.

  • Current membership is over 200 members

  • Chapter Board of Directors consists of (10) volunteer members; if any members are interested in joining the Board of Directors, they are to contact the Chapter President.

  • Chapter has one student chapter at the University of Cincinnati. A board member acts as a liaison to their chapter. 

  • Chapter has 5-7 Professional Development Meetings (PDM) per year; typically Summer (May-August) and Holiday breaks (November-December) are observed. Board of Directors still meet during the Summer and Holiday breaks to ensure continuity of chapter operations.

  • Chapter holds Member Appreciation Events typically in April, where PDM is free of charge. “Company of the Year” and “Volunteer of the Year” awards are awarded to local organizations and local volunteers that contribute towards the success of the Cincinnati Chapter.

  • If your organization would like to either host or present at a PDM, please contact the VP/Director of Programs.