3-A Sanitary Standards Inc.

Today, 3-A SSI is an independent corporation dedicated to education and the mission to promote food safety through hygienic equipment design in the rapidly changing food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.

http://www.3-a.org/

(703) 790-0295

McLean, Virginia

Air Transport Association of America

Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of its members to shape crucial policies and measures that promote safety, security and a healthy U.S. airline industry. We work collaboratively with airlines, labor, Congress and the Administration and other groups to improve air travel for everyone.

www.airlines.org/

(202) 626-4000

Washington, D.C.

American Association of Meat Processors

The American Association of Meat Processors is a national trade organization representing more than 1,300 meat, poultry and seafood processors, wholesalers, retailers, caterers, home food service companies and suppliers to the meat industry.

www.aamp.com

(717) 367-1168

Elizabethtown, PA

American Association of Port Authorities

The American Association of Port Authorities is the unified voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, representing more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America. For more than a century, AAPA membership has empowered port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities.

www.aapa-ports.org

(703) 684-5700

Alexandria, VA

American Cheese Society

ACS is the leading organization supporting the understanding, appreciation, and promotion of artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheeses produced in the Americas. At more than 2,400 members strong – nearly a doubling of membership in its last decade of operation – ACS provides the cheese community with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability.

www.cheesesociety.org

(720) 328-2788

Denver, CO

American Dairy Association & Dairy Council Inc.

Our board of directors consists of dairy farmers appointed by local dairy cooperatives and independent milk handlers. The board members are responsible for ensuring that dairy promotion programs are efficient and cost-effective.

www.adadc.com

(315) 472-9143

North Syracuse, NY

American Economic Association – AEA

Once composed primarily of college and university professors in economics, the American Economic Association (AEA) now attracts 20,000+ members from academe, business, government, and consulting groups within diverse disciplines from multi-cultural backgrounds. All are professionals or graduate-level students dedicated to economics research and teaching. 

https://www.aeaweb.org/

(615) 322-2595

Nashville, TN

American Frozen Food Institute

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) represents America’s frozen food and beverage makers. Our members are farmers, fruit and vegetable growers, makers of prepared meals, suppliers and distributors that provide over 670,000 American jobs.

www.affi.org

(703) 821-0770

Arlington, VA

American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Aid

 

ALAN is an industry-wide organization that exists to provide supply chain assistance to disaster relief organizations (and other non-profits). We do this by bringing the expertise and resources of the logistics industry together with non-profit disaster relief organizations so that we can help solve their most pressing supply chain challenges immediately after disasters strike.   That way, help – and hope – arrive sooner.

www.alanaid.org/

(863) 668-4238

Lakeland, FL

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

APICS, The Association for Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals,serving as a top supply chain association. 

www.apics.org/

(773) 867-1777

Chicago, IL

American Society of Transportation & Logistics, Inc. – ASTL

 Web Design and Company doesn’t design websites part-time. We don’t design websites out of mom’s basement. Making your business dominate search results and looking good while doing so is our full-time obsession. Our web design team brings over 30 years of combined web design, search engine optimization, and internet marketing experience to build your brand, and expand your business to new heights.

www.astl.org

(314) 499-8253

Saint Louis, Missouri

American Transportation Research Institute

ATRI’s primary mission is to conduct transportation research, with an emphasis on the trucking industry’s essential role in a safe, efficient and viable transportation system.  ATRI’s research focus includes: Congestion and Mobility; Economic Analysis; Safety and Security; Technology and Operations; Environment; and Transportation Infrastructure.

www.truckingresearch.org

(703) 838-1966

Arlington,  VA

American Trucking Associations (ATA)

American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight.

www.trucking.org/

(703) 838-1700

Arlington, Virginia

Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is the premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence. Members come together to explore lean thinking and other enterprise improvement methods, exchange best practices and network in order to advance their careers and improve the competitiveness and overall value of their organizations.

www.ame.org/

(224) 232-5980

Rolling Meadows, IL

Association of American Railroads

Founded in 1934, AAR is the world’s leading railroad policy, research, standard setting and technology organization that focuses on the safety and productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry. AAR Full members include the seven major Class I freight railroads in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Amtrak. Affiliates and Associates include non-Class I and commuter railroads, rail supply companies, engineering firms, signal and communications firms and railcar owners.

www.aar.org/

(202) 639-2100

Washington, D.C.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Advancing equipment manufacturers in the global marketplace; our passion is to not only see your business succeed, but to create a community where we, as an industry, can make positive and lasting change. AEM is 1,000+ members strong and growing, representing 200+ product lines.

www.aem.org/

(414) 272-0943

Milwaukee, WI

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.

www.cips.org/en/

(480) 427-2221

Scottsdale, AZ

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

To lead the evolving supply chain management profession by developing, advancing, and disseminating supply chain knowledge and research.

www.cscmp.org

(630) 574-0985

Lombard, IL

Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA)

We provide hazardous materials regulatory support for your company by providing regulatory code books (49 CFR, ADR, UN Orange Book, IATA, ICAO, IMDG), and regulatory compliance information. COSTHA also encourages professional development and high standards through hazardous materials training.

www.costha.com/

(518) 761-0389

Queensbury, NY

Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA)

Founded in 1987, the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) is a non-profit trade association that advances the interests of the customized logistics and delivery industry through advocacy, networking and education.  As an industry thought leader and representative for our members, the CLDA is committed to providing the resources and education for first and last mile carriers to stay educated about industry trends and opportunities.

www.clda.org

(202) 591-2460

Washington, D.C.

Delta Nu Alpha

Delta Nu Alpha is an international organization of professional men and women in all areas and at all levels of transportation and logistics. The cornerstone of Delta Nu Alpha’s success is its emphasis on education, financial assistance and mentoring for students. We also provide excellent continuing education opportunities for the work force and vigilance in communicating changes in regulations.

www.deltanualpha.org

(615) 251-0933

Nashville, TN

Eno Transportation Foundation, Inc.

Eno focuses on all modes of transportation, with the mission of cultivating creative and visionary leadership for the sector. We pursue this mission by supporting activities in three areas: professional development programs, policy forums, and publications.

www.enotrans.com

(202) 879-4700

Washington, D.C.

Express Carriers Association (ECA)

The mission of the ECA is to foster business relationships through innovative networking between local/regional carriers and national shippers or vendors in the transportation industry, while also providing its members continuing education on transportation industry issues.

www.expresscarriers.org/

(703) 361-1058

Manassas, VA

Florida Messenger Association (FMA)

The FMA is comprised of a vast network of delivery companies, including same-day, next-day, last-mile, LTL, distribution, and other transportation companies that offer a broad range of transportation and logistics services and aspire to the highest levels of professionalism in the industry.

www.floridamessenger.org

(305) 591-2262

Orlando, FL

Food Processing Suppliers Association

The Food Processing Suppliers Association provides networking, marketing and educational opportunities to the food processing and packaging industry. We assure the future of the industry through charitable contributions and educational scholarships.

www.fpsa.org

(703) 761-2600

McLean, VA

Frozen & Refrigerated Association of the NorthEast Inc.

The Frozen & Refrigerated Association of the Northeast (FRANE), incorporated in 1955, is a non-profit regional trade association, representing the ever changing frozen and refrigerated industries throughout the Northeast. It remains one of the largest and most active associations in the United States and is affiliated with the National Frozen & Refrigerated Association (NFRA).

www.frane.org

(203) 597-7215

Wolcott, CT

Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

GCCA, launched in 2007, serves as the focused voice of the cold chain industry. GCCA is a platform for communication, networking and education for each link of the cold chain  Forge a universally strong cold chain where every product retains quality and safety through each link.

www.gcca.org/

(703) 373-4300

Arlington, VA

Grocery Manufacturers Association

The Grocery Manufacturers Association is the leading trade association and is the voice of the food, beverage and consumer product companies that sustain and enhance the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people in the United States and around the globe. GMA is based in the Washington, D.C. area, and its member companies include internationally recognized brands as well as steadily growing, localized brands.

www.gmaonline.org/

(202) 639-5900

Washington, D.C.

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc.

Promote the healthy growth and operation of inland river ports, terminals and intermodal centers which contribute to a more efficient national freight transportation system. Promote foreign and domestic commerce, economic development and job creation throughout the inland waterway system. Promote river- and port-related commercial and industrial development throughout the inland waterway system.

www.irpt.net/

(618) 468-3010

Alton, IL

Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. ISM’s mission is to lead the supply management profession through its standards of excellence, research, promotional activities, and education. ISM’s membership base includes more than 34,000 supply management professionals with a network of domestic and international affiliated associations. ISM is a not-for-profit association that provides opportunities for the promotion of the profession and the expansion of professional skills and knowledge.

www.instituteforsupplymanagement.org

(480) 752-6276

Tempe, AZ

Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning (IBF)

IBF is a membership organization recognized worldwide as the premier full-service provider of demand planning, forecasting, business analytics, S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning)/ IBP (Integrated Business Planning) education, benchmarking research, corporate training, e-Learning, professional certification, world-class conferences, and advisory services. Since 1981, the IBF has been helping businesses improve their forecasting and planning performance in an effort to enhance growth, optimize supply chains, and improve their bottom line.

www.ibf.org/

(516) 504-7576

Great Neck, NY

Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)

IANA’s membership roster of over 1,000 corporate members includes railroads—Class I, short-line and regional; water carriers and stacktrain operators; port authorities; intermodal truckers and over-the-road highway carriers; intermodal marketing and logistics companies; and suppliers to the industry such as equipment manufacturers, intermodal leasing companies and consulting firms. IANA’s associate (non-voting) members include shippers (defined as the beneficial owners of the freight to be shipped), academic institutions, government entities and non-profit associations.

www.intermodal.org/

(301) 982-3400

Beltsville, MD

International Dairy Foods Association

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation’s dairy manufacturing and marketing industry, which supports nearly 3 million jobs that generate more than $161 billion in wages and has an overall economic impact of more than $628 billion. Together they represent approximately 90 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States and sold throughout the world. 

www.idfa.org

(202) 737-4332

Washington, DC

International Foodservice Distributors Association

IFDA is the premier trade association for the foodservice distribution industry. IFDA contributes to the growth, development, and success of the foodservice distribution industry through our outstanding advocacy, events, research, and education.

www.ifdaonline.org/

(703) 532-9400

McLean, VA

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association

As an established trade association serving foodservice manufacturers for over 65 years, IFMA works to improve industry practices and relationships while equipping every foodservice manufacturer with the tools to navigate their future with confidence. By providing insights, developing best practices and fostering connectivity through events, we enlighten members and motivate change that leads to the betterment for the individual member organization and the industry at large.

www.ifmaworld.com/

(312) 540-4400

Chicago, IL

International Safe Transit Association

International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is an organization focused on the specific concerns of transport packaging. ISTA is the leading industry developer of testing protocols and design standards that define how packages should perform to ensure protection of their contents during the ever changing risks of the global distribution environment. As a nonprofit, member-driven association it sets the standards for optimizing the resources in packages that are designed to be survivable, sustainable and successful. Worldwide, ISTA is the most trusted, knowledgeable and respected authority in predictive package-performance testing helping its members develop more effective packaging.

ista.org/transpack.php

(517) 333-3437

East Lansing, MI

International Society of Logistics – SOLE

SOLE was founded in 1966 as the Society of Logistics Engineers “to engage in educational, scientific, and literary endeavors to advance the art of logistics technology and management.” There are over 90 SOLE chapters in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Chapters conduct technical meetings, symposia and workshops, all designed to provide the SOLE member with opportunities for professional advancement. Chapters and districts also sponsor regional technical meetings.

www.sole.org

(301) 459-8446

Laurel, Maryland

International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP)

ISSSP is committed to promoting the adoption, advancement and integration of Six Sigma in business. Our community supports this mission through advocacy and awareness efforts; professional recognition and development; and by serving as an information and referral source.

www.isssp.org/

(512) 387-5849

Austin, TX

International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA)

IWLA is the unified voice of the value-added warehousing and logistics industry, representing third-party logistics (3PL) and warehousing service providers. Our nearly 500 member companies provide timely and cost-effective 3PL solutions for their customers.

www.iwla.com

(847) 813-4699

Des Plaines, IL

Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI)

The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. founded by James P. Womack in 1997, is a nonprofit education, publishing, research, and conference organization with an action plan. Compared with traditional “think” tanks, we are a “do” tank. We carefully develop hypotheses about lean thinking and experiment to see which approaches work best in the real world. We then write up and teach what we discover, providing new methods for organizational transformation. 

www.lean.org

(617) 871-2900

Boston, MA

Logistics & Transportation Association of North America (LTNA)

International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is an organization focused on the specific concerns of transport packaging. ISTA is the leading industry developer of testing protocols and design standards that define how packages should perform to ensure protection of their contents during the ever-changing risks of the global distribution environment. As a nonprofit, member-driven association, it sets the standards for optimizing the resources in packages that are designed to be survivable, sustainable and successful.

www.ltna.org/

(360) 898-3344

St. Louis, Mo

Material Handling Association of America (MHIA)

MHI is the largest U.S. material handling & logistics association representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions. Solutions that make the supply chain work.

MHI members are material handling and logistics equipment, systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers. MHI provides educational, business development, networking and solution sourcing opportunities for its 800 member companies and for the larger community of manufacturing, distribution, logistics and supply chain professionals.

www.mhi.org

(704) 676-1190

 

NASSTRAC

The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is the shippers association for transportation and logistics professionals who manage freight across all modes. Whether you manage freight moving via truckload, LTL, parcel, rail, ocean or air, you’ll find value in belonging to NASSTRAC. Membership offers resources to meet these challenges head on: rising costs of transportation, regulatory issues, legislative decisions, securing adequate capacity for shipments, senior management education and more.

www.nasstrac.org/

(202) 367-1174

Lombard, IL

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.

www.nam.org/

(202) 637-3000

Washington, DC

National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association

The National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is uniquely positioned as an all-industry trade association, representing the interests of every segment of the Frozen and Refrigerated foods industry. 

NFRA provides value to our members through our many business and networking opportunities, promotional and PR resources and support, as well as communicates that keep the industry and consumers up to date on the latest market trends in frozen and refrigerated foods.

www.nfraweb.org

(717) 657-8601

Harrisburg, PA

National Industrial Transportation League (NITL)

As the nation’s oldest and largest freight transportation association, the National Industrial Transportation League has a rich history. From its beginnings in 1907 when economic regulation ruled our industry through the present, the League has been in the forefront of changes that have helped shape our nation’s commercial freight transportation system. From rail, to motor carriage, through ocean transport and air commerce – the League has been a proven leader in representing shippers’ interests.

www.nitl.org

(703) 524-5011

McLean, VA

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers

Founded in 1948, NAFEM represents 550+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers, and is dedicated to spurring their success and forward progress. Our values, mission and purpose guide our operations to ensure that the organization moves continually forward, with and for its member companies.   By June 2019, NAFEM will achieve record attendance satisfaction scores of exhibitors and attendees at its trade show and increase active member engagement in non-show activities.

www.nafem.org

(312) 821-0201

Chicago, IL

North American Meat Association

NAMI is a national trade association that represents companies that process 95 percent of red meat and 70 percent of turkey products in the US and their suppliers throughout America.  Supporting the meat and poultry industry by educating, advocating, and influencing.

www.meatinstitute.org

(202) 587-4200

Washington, DC

Northwest Food Processors Association

Food Northwest focuses on core priorities established annually by the membership and affirmed by the Board of Directors. These priorities are: food policy and regulation; government relations; environmental policy and regulations; energy policy and resources; workforce education and training; and sustainability. Each priority represents a basic service of the association in advocating for and updating members, and is championed by a policy manager.

www.nwfpa.org

(503) 327-2200

Portland, OR

Refrigerated Foods Association

The Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) is an organization of manufacturers and suppliers of refrigerated prepared foods united by a common interest: to advance and safeguard the industry. 

Members include manufacturers and suppliers of wet salads, refrigerated entrees and side dishes, dips, desserts, soups, and ethnic foods, as well as companies engaged in business operations related to the refrigerated foods industry.

www.refrigeratedfoods.org

(678) 426-8175

Marietta, GA

Reverse Logistics Association (RLA)

The Reverse Logistics Association bridges the gap between third party service providers (3PSPs), and OEMs, Retailers, and Brand Marketers, so that outsourcing for reverse logistics processes can be increased and enhanced. In addition, the association is a communication and interaction tool for reverse logistics professionals to connect with others in their field and enhance their service offerings by becoming more efficient through process and technological improvement. Our mission is to educate and inform RL professionals around the world, and all industries, about the reverse logistics process.

www.reverselogisticstrends.com

(801) 331-8949

Alpharetta, GA

Seafood Processing America

Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America is North America’s largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies.

www.seafoodexpo.com

(207) 842-5500

Portland, ME

SM3

SMC³ is the leading less-than-truckload (LTL) data and solutions provider to help optimize LTL freight transportation across the supply chain. More than 5,000 North American shippers, carriers, logistics service providers (LSPs) and freight-payment companies rely on our sophisticated LTL base rates, content, and expert bidding and planning tools to make the best business decisions, achieve higher return on their transportation investment, and meet the dynamic demands of the market.

www.smc3.com/

(800) 845-8090

Peachtree City, GA

The Academy of International Business

Established in 1959, today, AIB has 3254 members in 93 different countries around the world. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well consultants, researchers, government and NGO representatives. We welcome individuals and institutions from developing countries, newly industrialized countries, as well as industrialized countries to join AIB. The Academy also has 18 chapters established around the world to facilitate networking as well as the facilitation and exchange of knowledge at a more local level.

aib.msu.edu/

(517) 432-1452

East Lansing, MI

The Academy of Management

The Academy of Management is a global community of students, academics, and practitioners that are dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. As a member you will have many opportunities to begin networking and experience that sense of belonging.

www.aom.org

(914) 326-1816

Briarcliff Manor, NY

The International Air Cargo Association

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is the only organization representing all segments of the air freight supply chain. Our not-for-profit association supports, informs, and connects companies and organizations of all sizes with the aim of developing an efficient, modern, and unified air cargo industry worldwide. 

www.nitl.org/

(786) 265-7011

Miami, FL

The National Industrial Transportation League - NITL

As the nation’s oldest and largest freight transportation association, The National Industrial Transportation League has a rich history. From its beginnings in 1907 when economic regulation ruled our industry through the present, the League has been in the forefront of changes that have helped shape our nation’s commercial freight transportation system. From rail, to motor carriage, through ocean transport and air commerce, the League has been a proven leader in representing shippers’ interests.

www.nitl.org/

(703) 524-5011

McLean, VA

Transportation Intermediaries Association – TIA

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the premier organization for third-party logistics professionals doing business in North America. TIA provides resources, education, information, advocacy and connections to establish, maintain and expand ethical, profitable and growing businesses in service to their customers.  TIA provides leadership and direction for the 3PL industry and professionals to advance professional standards, business practices and the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society.

www.tianet.org/

(703) 299-5700

Alexandria, VA

Transportation Research Board TRB

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) provides innovative, research-based solutions to improve transportation. TRB is a program unit of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, a non-profit organization that provides independent, objective, and interdisciplinary solutions.

www.trb.org

(202) 334-2000

Washington, DC

Warehousing, Education & Resource Council (WERC)

WERC offers resources that help distribution professionals stay at the leading edge including educational events, performance metrics for benchmarking, practical research, expert insights and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange.

www.werc.org/

(630) 990-0001

Oak Brook, IL

World Shipping Council

Liner shipping is the service of transporting goods by means of high-capacity, ocean-going ships that transit regular routes on fixed schedules. There are approximately 400 liner services, most sailing weekly, in operation today. Liner vessels, primarily in the form of containerships and roll-on/roll-off ships, carry about 60 percent of the goods by value moved internationally by sea each year.

www.worldshipping.org

(202) 589-1230

Washington, D.C.