APTAC is for DLA-funded (Defense Logistics Agency) Procurement Technical Assistance Programs (PTACs). The organization provides important information, professional networking, and comprehensive training opportunities.
The Blockchain In Transport Alliance's (BiTA) members are mostly from the freight, transportation, and logistics industries. BiTA develops industry standards, educates members and others on blockchain applications/solutions.
CASME corporate members are hands-on category and sourcing managers. Membership offers access to best practice sourcing insights and an extensive archive of procurement guides, benchmarking data, events and peer networking.
The Association of Technology Acquisition Professionals – CAUCUS - offers an Education Center, Resource Library, and Vendor Free Discussion Forum and Online (Live) meetings. Certification programs include CPTE) and CTPS.
The CBSCA - Canadian Supply Chain Blockchain Association - provides a global platform to develop the Canadian Data Standards, promotes industry acceptance and to drive the adoption of emerging technology forward.
The Coalition for Government Procurement is a voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. Members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information.
Core (Canada) advances the knowledge and capabilities of managing sourcing and service arrangements, including Everything as a service. CORE offers AOP certification. Members have access to Forums the Research Centre.
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is a prolific publisher and offers hot topic publications, education, networking, research. SCPro is the three-level certification program offered by CSCMP.
Candidates, to attain full professional membership to the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS), must complete the Green, Red, and Black Belts. Measurement tools include The ICA Index and PSCM Index.
MHI is the nation's largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association. Members include material handling and logistics equipment companies, systems and software manufacturers and integrators; consultants; and 3PL providers.
Started in the 1920's, National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) serves higher education purchasing officers. There is an RFP library and publications include Educational Procurement Journal and NAEP Pulse.
NASPO is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states. NASPO was a founding partner of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), which awards the CPPO and CPPB designations.
The NIGP, Institute for Public Procurement, supports the public procurement profession. Government Procurement is a leading resource for the public procurement community. NIGP offers the Certified Procurement Professional Certification program.
The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs.