Industry Sites

APICS—The Educational Society for Resource Management is a not-for-profit international educational organization founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society. APICS is respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With nearly 60,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line.
Warehousing Education Research Council (WERC)
The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) is the only professional organization focused exclusively on warehouse management, providing practical, how-to information to help members grow professionally as they improve warehouse and company performance. The organization is led by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of professionals from all aspects of warehousing and distribution.
Int. Warehouse & Logistics Association (IWLA)
IWLA is the unified voice of the global logistics outsourcing industry, representing third party warehousing, transportation and logistics service providers. Our 500 member companies provide the most timely and cost-effective global logistics solutions for their customers and are committed to protecting the free flow of products across international borders.
ARC Advisory Group
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group has grown to become the thought leader in manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain solutions.  No matter how complex your business issues, our analysts have the expert industry knowledge and first-hand experience to help you find the best answer.  We focus on simple yet critical goals: improving your operational performance, return on assets, total cost of ownership, project time-to-benefit, and shareholder value.
World Wide Business Research
Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is the leading producer of worldwide annual large-scale, executive level conferences focused in the areas of Retail, Supply Chain, Defense, B2B, B2C and Wireless E-Commerce, Finance, Energy, Biotechnology, Human Resources, Manufacturing and Maintenance. Through extensive market research, WBR's highly focused events deliver timely, need-to-know information. Through carefully crafted, powerful case study presentations you will learn how leaders in your industry have tackled the same significant issues that you face on a daily basis.
D/C Expo
The ONLY exclusive End-to-End Supply Chain & Logistics IT Event!
Finally, a business-driven Event that combines learning and results to meet strategic goals for your ENTIRE operation! From Procurement to Manufacturing, SOP/CRM, Warehousing, Transportation, and Reverse Logistics — you can meet strategic objectives by examining ALL the leading industry experts and technologies in ONE place!
National Manufacturing Week (Reed Exhibitions)
Where the manufacturing industry meets annually to see the latest products, network with peers, meet new suppliers and introduce new software and services. Through its eight separate yet interrelated events, NMW offers solutions across all areas of manufacturing through over 1,000 exhibits and a conference program with over 200 sessions that mirrors the show floor.
Wellesly Information Services (SAP Insider)
More than 250,000 professionals worldwide rely annually on WIS publications and events for expert strategies, instruction, and best practices to optimize their IT investments.
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is the home of the world's largest and fastest growing retail and consumer products companies, whose executives participate in RILA for its unique educational forums, its effective public policy advocacy, and its advancement of the retail industry. RILA membership includes more than 200 member companies - from Abercrombie & Fitch to Wal-Mart - representing more than $1.5 trillion in sales. We are a trade association representing the largest and fastest growing retail and consumer product companies, along with their provider partners. Supply chain is one of our association's core pillars — in addition to a strong supply chain operations and policy team, we hold an annual Logistics Conference — the premier education and networking event for retail supply chain professionals.