About Us

Welcome to ASCM/APICS

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) (formerly known as APICS) is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. As the largest non-profit association for supply chain, ASCM is an unbiased partner, connecting companies around the world to the newest thought leadership on all aspects of supply chain. ASCM is built on a foundation of APICS certification and training spanning 60 years. Now, ASCM is driving innovation in the industry with new products, services and partnerships that enable companies to further optimize their supply chains, secure their competitive advantage and positively impact their bottom lines.

About North Texas ASCM

The North Texas ASCM Chapter serves the Dallas and surrounding communities by sponsoring monthly professional development meetings featuring guest speakers and proving and excellent opportunity for members and professionals to meet, exchange ideas, and network with industry experts. Additionally, the Chapter provides training for internationally recognized certifications (CPIM - Certified in Planning and Inventory Management, CSCP – Certified Supply Chain Professional, CLTD - Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution ) via the APICS body of knowledge. Through our dedication, we are recognized as a platinum award winning chapter. This award is given for continued excellence in maintaining high chapter standards and running an effective governing body that serves our membership.

Mission: To become the recognized experts in NorthTexas for credible and reliable training, forward looking data driven knowledge and innovate learning in supply chain management, operations management, and logistics within five years.

Vision: To be the preeminent leader in providing supply chain management, operations management, and logistics knowledge and training.

The North Texas ASCM chapter offers a variety of activities and educational opportunities to our members and to any interested persons. Our Professional Development Meetings, which are held the first Thursday of each month August through June, which features excellent speakers and topics, good food, and a chance to network with other supply chain professionals and learn what other companies are doing. Our educational offerings are extensive. We offer public and private certification review courses for CPIM, CSCP and CLTD.

Our chapter benefits from an active and very strong Board of Directors whose efforts have been both enthusiastic and impactful. Opportunities to serve on the Board or volunteer to support the Board are available to any interested member.

Our chapter is proud in its achievement of the Chapter Benchmarking and Reporting (C-BAR) Platinum Award, which is the highest level a chapter can be recognized for. Chapters are judged yearly on the quality of the chapter's efforts to achieve excellence in chapter management and can be recognized at Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award levels.

ASCM membership is open to any interested person, and we welcome visitors at any of our events. If you would like any further information about our chapter, please e-mail us at: [email protected]tx.ascm.org