About ASCM

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. For more information, please visit ASCM.ORG & APICS.ORG .


APICS is the industry leader in supply chain certification, training and networking. For more than 60 years, APICS has provided world-class supply chain training and certification to foster supply chain talent and improve end-to-end performance. Now under the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), APICS certifications—Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), and APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)—continue to set the industry standard. Our name and logo leverage the strong brand and reputation we’ve built since we were founded in 1957 (as the American Production and Inventory Control Society).

About APICS Houston

Welcome to the APICS Houston Chapter, an organization that provides educational services and events for the Supply Chain and Operations Community in Houston and its surrounding areas. We sponsor professional development meetings featuring guest speakers and provide excellent opportunities for members and professionals to meet, exchange ideas, and network with industry experts. In addition we offer education, training, and professional development with a pulse on what’s driving growth and opportunities in the greater Houston area. We’re committed to seeing the supply chain profession propel the Houston community and the businesses in it to be the best. Whether you need to build a higher-performing supply chain, earn career-changing credentials or grow your network, APICS Houston Chapter can get you there.

Currently one of the leading chapters in the nation, the Chapter has the following accomplishments:

  • 800+ members, one of the largest of the 270 chapters in the nation

  • Actively sponsors and supports student chapters such as the Sam State Houston University

  • Leading industry executives and professionals holding board positions in The Chapter and District

  • Nationally recognized instructors and speakers

  • Platinum Level Chapter for 10+ years, complying with the highest standards of APICS 

Chapter Goal

The APICS Houston Chapter seeks to maximize benefits to organizations, employees, and individuals within our reach using the APICS Body of Knowledge and other relevant bodies of knowledge.

Chapter Objectives

As contributors to our goal, the following are the main Chapter objectives:

  • Improve the Supply Chain and Operations knowledge of organizations, employees and individuals by offering a superior quality education program

  • Provide career development opportunities to the supply chain and operations community, through networking, mentoring and job opportunities

  • Provide services effectively to the community within our reach effectively, through top quality board members, instructors and collaborators

  • Actively contribute to the APICS Body of Knowledge, result of the learning and experience in offering our services

The APICS Houston Chapter membership is open to any interested person, and we welcome visitors at any of our events. If you wish to understand the rules the APICS Houston Chapter adheres to, please download the latest version of the BYLAWS.  If you would like any further information about our chapter, please e-mail us at [email protected]