The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model

The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model is the world’s leading supply chain framework, uniquely linking business processes, performance metrics, practices and people skills into a unified structure.
Companies that apply SCOR have the following documented benefits:
  • Average operating sales income improvement of 3%
  • Typical inventory turn improvements of 20%
  • 30% faster system implementations with 30% more functionality 
Processes included in SCOR:
  • Plan
  • Source
  • Make
  • Deliver
  • Return
  • Enable
Metrics included in SCOR:
  • Perfect order fulfillment
  • Order fulfillment cycle time
  • Upside supply chain flexibility
  • Upside supply chain adaptability
  • Downside supply chain adaptability
  • Overall value at risk
  • Total cost to serve
  • Cash-to-cash cycle time
  • Return on supply chain fixed assets
  • Return on working capital
The APICS SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) program enables you to learn techniques for managing and measuring the performance of a global supply chain utilizing the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model.

The APICS SCOR-P program:
  • Establishes in-depth knowledge of the SCOR model and methods
  • Provides real-world techniques for tackling strategic supply chain issues
  • Provides a practical method for evaluating the effectiveness of each course
SCOR endorsement is a credential awarded through delivery of a proctored exam and demonstrates a commitment to your career and an investment in yourself. By building on your SCOR knowledge, you will dramatically increase your rate of supply chain improvement and performance.

SCOR-P endorsement builds on the SCOR Framework by providing participants with the tools to:
  • Standardize performance metrics
  • Build processes to describe what, where and how activities are performed
  • Create best practices for processes impacting supply chain performance
  • Manage critical supply chain resources for developing and retaining employees
An APICS SCOR endorsement will help you:
  • Establish benchmarks for evaluating supply chain effectiveness
  • Provide real-world techniques for measuring and managing a global supply chain
  • Provide a practical method for assessing the skills and competencies of your current supply chain team members and recruits
  • Dramatically increase supply chain improvement and performance
APICS SCOR is essential if you are involved in:
  • Production management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Inventory management

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