Association for Supply Chain Management – the premier not-for-profit member association for supply chain practitioners. It offers the testing-based professional APICS designations CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) that are recognized as benchmark levels of demonstrated knowledge and practitioner experience.
American Society for Quality -a not-for-profit membership organization that provides education opportunities and certification programs to quality professionals. Certifications are offered in six sigma green and black belts, lean practices, quality inspection and audit, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
Warehousing Education and Research Council -a not-for-profit membership organization for logistics professionals that provides focused training, industry resources and the WERC Certified Warehouse program for facilities that meet the defined standard of process capabilities.
Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility – the worldwide industry association for automatic identification and data collection that provides members with education and standards related to RFID products and processes.
Automotive Industry Action Group -a not-for-profit trade association established in 1982 to develop standards and identify best practices for organizations involved in the automotive industry. AIAG offers industry education and certification programs in auditing, FMEA, SPC and other related disciplines.
Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association International-a not-for-profit membership association of manufacturing, hardware, software and IT companies and academic practitioners that defines best practice models for the integration of production operations and IT.
Consortium of Advanced Management International -an international association of manufacturing companies, industry consultants and academic practitioners that works to create cost management, environmental sustainability, risk management, budgeting and other standard operating models.