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The American Certified Supply Chain Professional (ACSCP)® - for Professionals

Why is it different?

The American Certified Supply Chain Professional (ACSCP)® certification shows future employers that you have the practical knowledge, insights, and professional expertise to understand how logistics and integrated supply chain can contribute to firm competitiveness.

Why go for ACSCP® Certification?

ACSCP® certification helps professionals acquire basic knowledge and skills of a Supply Chain specialist.

The ACSCP® certification exam assumes that you have a close working relationship with the supply chain management process.

This certification explores the integration of key business processes from end user through original suppliers for the purpose of adding value for the firm, its key supply chain members, to include customers and other stakeholders. This certification is unique as it assures employers of your professional skills on how logistics and supply chain capabilities can be synthesized and leveraged to achieve superior supply chain and logistics performance in an organization.

This certification is a pre-requisite for ACSCM® which is the standard certification for Managers in Supply Chain.

About the exam

The ACSCP® Certification test fundamental concepts of supply chain management. All functional areas of supply chain management are explored in an integrated view of procurement, manufacturing and operations management, transportation and logistics, inventory and warehousing, demand planning, and scheduling

The test will cover introductory areas of how to

  1. Conceptualize supply chain designs, which are aligned with business models for manufacturing and service companies.
  2. Apply concepts of the primary differences between logistics and supply chain management
  3. Apply knowledge to understanding the individual processes of supply chain management and their interrelationships within individual companies and across the supply chain
  4. Apply knowledge of the management components of supply chain management to the understanding of the tools and techniques useful in implementing supply chain management

This certification test approaches SCM from a professional perspective and introduces concepts in a format useful for management decision making. Basic terms, concepts, and principles are examined considering how they interrelate and interface within the firm and across the supply chain. Illustrations are taken from corporate applications of these concepts to show how supply chain management can be implemented.

What Skills Will You Learn?


Comprehend basic knowledge of product development, sourcing, production, and logistics, as well as the information systems needed to coordinate these activities


Comprehend how the concept of e-SCM becomes the source for creating a competitive advantage for organizations in global dispension.


Comprehend how to reduce the time, cost and risk associated with qualifying, validating and managing new suppliers and respond to supplier issues quickly — even in times of crisis.


Comprehend how Global supply chains becomes the sophisticated networks of manufacturing, logistics, transportation, and communication firms that move products and material through worldwide production and distribution channels


Comprehend basic knowledge of scope of inventory management, carrying costs of<br /> inventory, asset management, inventory forecasting, inventory valuation, inventory visibility, future inventory price forecasting, physical inventory, available physical space, quality management, replenishment, returns and defective goods, and demand forecasting


Comprehend the process of identifying, assessing, and mitigating the risks to the<br /> integrity, trustworthiness, and authenticity of products and services within the supply chain

Who would benefit from ACSCP® Certification?

  • Students considering a career in Supply Chain Management.
  • Professionals working in fields that require a broad understanding of Supply Chain
  • Marketing, sales and operations staff in oprations or department of purchases and supply.

Why would you benefit from ACSCP®?

Supply Chain jobs are expected to grow much faster than average (11%), adding 531,200 new jobs over the 10-year period 2019-29. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

You will help your organization create a more resilient, sustainable business ready for disruption and opportunity

Exam Codes

Exam (ACPP®) - AC-US01

Launch Date

January 2, 2020

Exam Details

The ACPP® examination focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of procurement management plan, formal process of obtaining goods and services, E-Procurement Process, Strategic Sourcing, Technology tools for Procurement and ethics and social responsibility in procurement management

Number of Questions

Maximum of 100 questions per exam

Type of Questions

Multiple choice

Length of Test

120 Minutes

Passing Score

600 (on a scale of 1000)

Recommended Experience

No prior experience necessary





Testing Provider 

Affiliate Partners Testing Centers
Online Testing


$399.99 USD 

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