Founded in 1946 by a group of industry leaders, AST&L is a professional organization with a mission to "facilitate education and certification in the fields of transportation, logistics, and supply chain management."
"Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent association for individuals involved in supply chain management. CSCMP provides educational, career development, and networking opportunities to its over 10,000 members, and to the entire profession."
ISM is one of the largest and most respected supply management associations in the U.S. It provides "opportunites for the promotion of the profession and the expansion of professional skills and knowledge." Offers certification programs and continuing education opportunites online and throughout the U.S.
"The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) is the leading non-profit trade association representing the material handling and logistics industry - the industry that makes the supply chain work. Active members are material handling and logistics equipment systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers."
CAPS Research is the premier non-profit global research organization dedicated to supply and supply chain issues. Since 1986, the center has been providing thorough, practical research for our strategic-minded corporate sponsors and the public. Our research products and events are aimed at executives with strategic responsibilities for the supply/sourcing/procurement effort.
The mission of the Center for Supply Networks at the W.P. Carey School of Business is to advance the science of supply networks and sustainability management. Their goal is to become the preeminent research institution in the discipline of supply chain management through a focus on studying supply networks and sustainability as complex adaptive systems.
The Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium (HSRC-ASU) is a research group within the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The consortium was founded in 2004 to bring together health sector organizations and academic researchers to conduct research on topics related to the strategic management of the health care supply chain