SAPICS Membership

In 2018 SAPICS is offering 3 distinct membership options for the individual

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.


R2,750.00 (Excl. VAT)

SAPICS Individual Member

R900.00 (Excl. VAT)

Student Member

R150.00 (Excl. VAT)

Membership of SAPICS enables individuals and companies countrywide to benefit from the variety of business learning opportunities, event attendance and professional development in a structured and cost effective manner. Supply chain and operations management professionals continue to recognise the benefits of SAPICS memberships. All memberships are valid for a year from date of payment.

Why should YOU be part of the SAPICS community?

SAPICS is growing in strength year on year and there is a fantastic programme lined up for 2018. We have planned a variety of exciting events throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you at them. This will enable you to save dates in your diary and ensure maximum ROI on your membership expenditure by attending as many of these events as possible.


  • Take advantage of the wealth of information and current learning tools available via our various education partners both locally and internationally.
  • As a SAPICS/APICS Joint Member you will have access to the APICS Body of Knowledge to enhance your professional network, take charge of your career and broaden your professional knowledge.
  • Continuous learning is about expanding your ability to learn by regularly upgrading your skills and increasing your knowledge. Strong continuous learning skills are required to successfully adapt to changing work and life demands.

Cost Savings :

Discounted rates apply throughout the year for a variety of activities:

  • The leading Supply Chain Conference in Africa SAPICS 2018 (10 – 13 June, Century City, Cape Town)  Click here to view more information
  • Regional Events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town throughout 2018 (where applicable)
  • Association partner events where applicable
  • Educational workshops covering a wide range of relevant topics

SAPICS/APICS Joint Member benefits include substantial discounts on APICS courseware and exams.

Social & Learning :

  • Attend professional development events and share ideas with like-minded people
  • Maintain relationships with current customers and meet new prospects
  • Word of mouth publicity, to promote your personal as well as your corporate brand

Networking opportunities :

  • If you have a bright idea you’d like to share with the Supply Chain Community then let us know – we might be able to put you in touch with people who can help turn the idea into reality.
  • Do you need contacts in other countries around the world? We might know who to put you in touch with.
Benefits SAPICS/APICS Joint Membership Rate R2,750.00 excl. VAT SAPICS Individual Membership R900.00 excl. VAT SAPICS Student Member R150.00 excl. VAT
Receive regular and informative communications from SAPICS & APICS
A complimentary electronic copy of the APICS Dictionary – 15th Edition
Opportunities to participate in APICS webinars – visit
APICS Journal, Magazine and Electronic Discussion lists
Use of APICS Resources section of the website
7 points (SAPICS/APICS Joint Member) and 1 point (SAPICS Individual Member) earned per year towards an individual’s CPIM, CSCP and CLTD maintenance programme
Quarterly journal with member articles from APICS
Discounted registration fees for APICS CPIM, CSCP and CLTD examination fees
Access for free to all SAPICS professional development events per the SAPICS event calendar.
Discounted registration fees to attend all SAPICS public workshops throughout the year
The opportunity to vote at the SAPICS AGM
The opportunity to be nominated to serve on SAPICS leadership committees
Discounted registration fees to attend regional events in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Gauteng and Western Cape
Discounted registration fees to attend SAPICS partner events and allied Associations’ events where negotiated by SAPICS
NEW Features: Access to APICS Digital Library, APICS Frameworks and SCORmark Benchmark Tools

Think supply Chain – Think SAPICS.

As your supply chain community SAPICS is totally committed to the development of a vibrant community of educated supply chain professionals in Africa. SAPICS has been growing this community since 1966 and has played a valuable role in the supply chain profession for over 50 years. Via a network of professional supply chain educators, SAPICS has access to superior, world class education with outstanding internationally recognised certifications from global partner Associations with whom it is exceptionally proud to be associated. The SAPICS community is constantly evolving in Africa and now incorporates partners in Mauritius, Namibia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ghana. SAPICS members, both individual and corporate, benefit from the international associations perpetuating the intention to think Global, act Local! The team from SAPICS eagerly awaits to reconnect with existing members and welcome new members to the community. Thank you for being a part of our global community.


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier 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), the brand new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With over 41,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. SAPICS is proud to represent APICS in Sub-Saharan Africa.


We look forward to having you on board and your involvement in the knowledge-sharing, networking and continuous growth of the supply chain network community.