Platinum Winning Chapter

The Piedmont Triad Chapter of APICS, Inc. (PTC) was chartered in October,1970, and serves the areas in North-central North Carolina and South-central Virginia, as well as various international corporate locations.  The chapter works to achieve its vision of "Creating sustainable excellence in Supply Chain and Operations Management in a dynamic environment”. We bring value to individuals, organizations and our communities by providing leading-edge educational and networking opportunities that support continued personal and organizational growth.

As a channel partner to ASCM and with new ASCM branding released January 2021 the Chapter also conducts business as ASCM Piedmont North Carolina and ASCM Piedmont NC.

Our Professional Development Meetings, Now mostly virtual events,  feature excellent speakers and topics relevant to our member professions - Supply Chain related! As social distancing allows, the Chatoer looks forward to reestablishing event with networking and face to face meeting opportunities

Our educational offerings are extensive.  PTC offers experienced instructor-led certification and endorsement review workshops (CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, SCOR-P) as chapter public courses, through local community colleges, and as in-company courses. 

In addition, we offer suitcased specialtiy training covering a variety of supply chain related topics, in order to benefit organizational and personal development.  

Our chapter has achieved the APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Reporting (C-BAR) Platinum Award, the highest level, every year since the award inception in 1988.  Chapters are judged yearly on the quality of the chapter’s efforts to achieve excellence in chapter management with recognition at Gold, Silver, or Bronze award levels.  Those chapters that achieve and maintain Gold status for five or more consecutive years are recognized as a Platinum chapter for as long as each year is at the Gold level.  We take pride in our vision statement, "The Piedmont Triad Chapter of APICS will be recognized as the foremost provider of education and knowledge in Operations Management by its stakeholders.”

The Chapter best benefits from an active and very strong volunteer Board of Directors.  Volunteer membership over the years has been both enthusiastic and extremely capable.  Our Board is supported by an extensive Committee structure also made up of volunteers, all providing good opportunities to practice and hone business leadership skills.  Opportunities to serve on the Board or one of the Committees are available to any interested member.

ASCM membership is open to any interested professional or Corportate entity.  Please affiliate with our Chapter when joining ASCM.  For more about ASCM membership, click here


ASCM, backed by APICS history and foundation, is the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard.

Through ASCM and ASCM Partners, APICS products and services are delivered to every corner of the world. ASCM partners are essential, and their local expertise gives supply chain professionals and organizations the insight and knowledge they need to succeed. ASCM, along with with partner chapters and other partners,  help professional advancement of the workforce, aiding in transformations in the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.    For more about ascm, CLICK HERE