Mercury Marine has been honoured for its commitment to further the supply chain and procurement education of its employees through APICS membership and certification. Mercury received the APICS Fox Valley Chapter's 2014 Company of the Year Award on April 22.
APICS is an association for supply chain and operations management as well as a provider of research, education and certification programs.
"Mercury is honoured and humbled by the Company of the Year Award, since APICS knowledge helps provide continuous improvement of Mercury's global supply chain,' said Stephan Cloutier, Mercury Marine vice president of procurement. "Mercury recognizes APICS certification as a valuable skill set for both new and current employees.'
Currently, three Mercury Marine employees serve on the APICS Fox Valley Chapter Board of Directors.
Mercury Marine also is committed to the APICS UW-Oshkosh Student Chapter, presenting at the university every semester to educate students about supply chain issues and to detail how Mercury manages these issues.