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APICS Dictionary and APICS Dictionary App



Submit terms for the APICS Dictionary

The APICS Dictionary provides the supply chain management profession with a common language and understanding to improve communication and efficiency. With each new edition, ASCM works to capture the most timely and relevant terms.

Please help us by submitting a term by November 30, and tell us why it is pertinent to your role or the industry.

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Essential tools to build your supply chain vocabulary

Stay current and improve productivity, consistency and knowledge across the supply chain with the 16th edition of the APICS Dictionary.

Features include:

The dictionary is available to purchase for $25, or join ASCM today to receive your free copy.

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APICS Dictionary App

Download the free APICS Dictionary mobile app. Inside you'll find:

  • more than 4,900 terms and definitions
  • updated and improved flashcards
  • game categories for the APICS CPIM, APICS CSCP and APICS CLTD certifications
  • easy access to definitions anytime and anywhere with offline search functionality
  • end-of-game answer summaries and save-for-later features to customize study sessions

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