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APICS Digital Library

The APICS Digital Library is a valuable resource that enables APICS members to explore and access a comprehensive database of supply chain content and resources produced by APICS staff, affiliates and members.

What can I find in the library?

The APICS Digital Library contains a variety of digital materials spanning a breadth of topics in the supply chain, logistics and operations management fields. It is composed of archived conference and seminar presentations, research papers, benchmarks, white papers and case studies by members of the APICS community. Topics include: 

  • end-to-end supply chain management
  • logistics
  • operations management
  • PLCOR, DCOR, CCOR and M4SC benchmarks
  • S&OP
  • SCOR model and benchmarks
  • transportation.

Currently, the APICS Digital Library houses materials beginning in 2013 to the present, including an expanded selection of past publications.

How do I access the library?

The APICS Digital Library is available to APICS members. You can search the database by year, event, author, company, industry, SCOR process or metric and other selected tags. 

To search for content, complete the following steps:

  • Log in to your APICS account. 
  • Enter one or more search terms in the Search box. You may also select a Practice by Classification in the drop down menu to the left of the search box to refine your search. 
  • Click Go. The search results will display on the next screen.
  • Use filters on the left-hand toolbar to expand or refine your search..
  • Select the file you would like to view. 
Not an APICS member? Join today! Visit for more information, or contact APICS customer service at

What other library services are offered by APICS?

For research questions about the library and other research help, please contact Jamie Luedtke, Digital Content Project Manager, at