APICS E-membership

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If you have applied APICS e-membership via ASCMS (which means you used XEASCM88 as Campaign code in your e-membership application form), you may enjoy the following benefits offered by ASCMS:

1. Exam price

Within validity of your e-membership, if you buy CPIM/CSCP exam credit via ASCMS, you will enjoy the APICS membership preferential price.

2. Training material and reference books

Within validity of your e-membership, if you buy CPIM/CSCP Participant Guides or some other reference books, you will enjoy the APICS membership preferential price.
Join APICS today to profit from our vast educational offerings as well as the knowledge and experiences of thousands of other operations management professionals worldwide.

How to apply for Professional Membership?

Download APICS E-member application form and fill in it. Send the application form to ASCMS

Join APICS today to profit from our vast educational offerings as well as the knowledge and experiences of thousands of other operations management professionals worldwide.

APICS E-Membership fee: 880 RMB one year.
Tel: 86-21-32130171,32130172
Fax: 86-21-32093905
Email: member@ascms.com


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.

Professional E Membership

With the joint effects of ASCMS & APICS, Professional E membership was launched lately in China for professionals in material management and supply chain management. Some of the main benefits of Professional E membership are:

APICS Magazine Online

Stay current on industry trends and developments with our monthly, award-winning magazine, APICS, free to members. It features innovative ideas and real world strategies for inventory, materials, production, and supply chain management; planning and scheduling; purchasing; logistics; warehousing; and e-business solutions for professionals at every level of an organization.

APICS Dictionary, 14th edition

The APICS Dictionary is the standard for terms and definitions in the inventory and supply chain management field. The 14th edition contains more than 4,000 essential terms, 500 of which are new. Members can request their copy at apics.org/freedictionary (one per member) or by contacting APICS Customer Support.

APICS Live Learning Center

APICS members have access on demand to the latest concepts and trends shared at APICS International Conference and Expo, including PowerPoint presentations from the educational sessions at apicsconference.org.

APICS Learning Communities

The APICS community is composed of more than 43,000 individuals from 15,000 companies worldwide-across nearly all industries. APICS members hold titles from production and inventory manager and supply chain manager to vice president of operations and chief operating officer. 

APICS Learning Communities are forums where members can gather regularly to share ideas, develop best practices, and find solutions to everyday challenges in operations management. APICS Learning Communities provide a communications tool to enhance knowledge sharing among APICS members to strengthen individuals in their work and the association as a whole. Join a community now.

APICS Career Center

Members have full access to the online APICS Career Center. Only members can apply for jobs online and post their résumés for review by potential employers. In addition, only members can subscribe to the job alerts service which provides e-mail alerts to members when new listings are posted that meet specific criteria. Members also receive discounts on job posting packages.

APICS Bookstore

Members save 25 percent on certification materials, multimedia, courseware, and training aids available through the APICS Bookstore.

Join Educational Events

Members save more than $100 when registering for the APICS International Conference and Exposition and receive free access to the conference proceedings via the APICS Live Learning Center, which includes PowerPoint presentations and presenter manuscripts from the educational sessions. There also is an audio file compilation of APICS 2007 educational sessions available for purchase. This premier event is attended by more thousands of industry professionals who come together to explore the latest industry trends and techniques.

Members save an average of 20 percent on APICS Workshops designed to build and expand skill sets. A number of remote access APICS Webinars are also available, at member savings and free of charge.

Production and Inventory Management Journal

When you become an APICS member, you gain exclusive access to members-only Production and Inventory Management Journal (P&IMJ). The P&IM Journal gives you access to analysis of and insights into emerging concepts, practical applications, beneficial knowledge, and constructive skills valuable in today's dynamic economy. In addition to production and inventory management, topics covered in the P&IM Journal include the following

Supply chain design and execution
Demand planning
Sourcing and supply
Technology management
Product and process development
Enterprise information systems
Behavior and workforce initiatives
Manpower management and planning
Performance improvement programs

The P&IM Journal enables business leaders, students, and academicians to better understand and manage the ever-changing and complex interrelationships of designing and operating processes in manufacturing and service-oriented enterprises in today's global marketplace.

APICS Web Site

When you become an APICS member, you gain exclusive access to members-only content on the APICS Web site. Members can use the site to

research pressing issues using the searchable Publications Database
stay abreast of industry terms and definitions using the online APICS Dictionary (members can request a single, free printed copy of the APICS Dictionary online or through APICS Customer Support.)
obtain white papers and other valuable industry information
access Free APICS Webinars On-Demand on operations management topics.

Supply Chain Council SCORmark Benchmarking Access

SCC is the world's leading authority on supply chain methodology, diagnostics, and benchmarking based on the SCOR? standard. Its product offerings are a complement to APICS education and certification programs. View here to learn more about this exciting, new member benefit.

Aberdeen Research

APICS members are eligible for special pricing in Aberdeen Access. With the Aberdeen Research repository, greater value chain knowledge is at your fingertips. Only members can take advantage of Aberdeen Access, with more than 5,500 research documents and growing daily. Aberdeen’s research library helps our members discover the priorities of Best-in-Class enterprises.

AMA Business and Management Training

The American Management Association (AMA), a world leader in professional development and performance-based learning solutions, provides AMA Business and Management Training to APICS members at a discount. The AMA provides professional development and performance-based learning solutions including open enrollment seminars, on-site seminars, and special invitations to briefings, forums, and Webinars.

APICS Connection Live

Engage with APICS leadership in these town hall-style online events. Take this opportunity to understand APICS' strategic priorities, ask APICS leadership questions, and learn about new APICS initiatives.

These quarterly events are available to all APICS members. Check back or watch your inbox for information on the next APICS Connection Live.

APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge Framework (OMBOK)

More than 50 years in the making, the OMBOK defines the scope of the operations management field and positions APICS' vast body of knowledge to help you understand the foundation of your profession. APICS members receive a complimentary electronic copy by visiting apics.org/ombok or may purchase a hard copy of the OMBOK by visiting the APICS Bookstore section of the APICS Web site.

Eligible for 6 certification maintenance points

You can earn 6 certification maintenance points for enrolling APICS-Professional E Membership for each year.