A non-profit trade association representing the material handling and logistics industry. Active members are material handling and logistics equipment, systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers.
This division is concerned with the management aspect of the production of goods and services. Major topics include operations strategy, product and service development, supply chain management, project management, and quality management, as well as international, human resources, environmental, and IT issues facing operations.
APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and a premier source of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics.
ISM, one of the largest supply management associations in the U.S., provides opportunities for the promotion of the profession and the expansion of professional skills and knowledge. Offers certification programs and continuing education opportunities online and throughout the U.S.