The American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL) provides a career pathway of lifelong learning for professionals in the transportation logistics industry. Earn your industry credential as a GLA, PLS, CTL or DLP and an opportunity to connect with colleagues around the world. ASTL provides state-of-the-art knowledge for developing practical answers to today’s transportation and logistics challenges.
The APICS Puerto Rico Chapter was founded in 1978 as a nonprofit educational organization, based on the American Production and Inventory Control Society's (APICS) body of knowledge. As an educationally driven institution, the APICS Puerto Rico Chapter has promoted this knowledge to develop thousands of operations management professionals in Puerto Rico through seminars, conferences, workshops, and other professional development activities.
The Atlanta Logistics Connection is a networking group that helps to improve both international and domestic logistics professionals’ growth. This is done through networking events, social activities, and education workshops and discussions. Anyone who touches logistics is welcome and encouraged to participate. The group’s mission statement: Enriching Global Professionals Through Education in a Social Environment.
The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) was established in 1971 to facilitate development of an efficient, viable Caribbean shipping industry. Since then, the CSA has become the voice of the region's shipping industry and a forum in which matters relevant to the growth and development of Caribbean shipping are discussed. Training and human resources development in the Caribbean shipping industry is the CSA's priority concern. For more information, visit the web site.
Material Handling Industry (MHI) is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, third-party logistics providers, consultants, and publishers. The association also sponsors trade events such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate industry professionals on the industrial productivity solutions provided through material handling logistics. Much of the technical work of the industry is done within its product-specific sections, councils, and affiliates.
If you’re seeking solutions, best practices, information, or industry connections, NASSTRAC is your premiere resource. This industry association promotes transportation advocacy and offers members education on the hottest topics, fosters provider relationships through tools such as an online member directory, job finder, career advice, and a freight resource directory. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a NASSTRAC member, visit the Web site.
SOLE - The International Society of Logistics is a non-profit international professional society comprised of individuals organized to enhance the art and science of logistics technology, education, and management. There are approximately 90 SOLE chapters in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Chapters conduct technical meetings, symposia, and workshops, all designed to provide SOLE members with opportunities for professional advancement. Find out more about SOLE and the benefits of becoming a member or corporate sponsor by visiting the Web site.
The CAFTA Group promotes Puerto Rico as the key trade center for the export and import of products and services between the United States and CAFTA (Central America Free Trade Agreement) countries. Other CAFTA countries include Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The CAFTA Group is the first consulting company to target CAFTA trade opportunities.
T&LC, established in 1974, is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the interests of the supply chain community through education and representation in issues relating to the transportation of goods. Virtually anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in transportation, distribution, logistics, purchasing, shipping, risk management, insurance, cargo inspection and surveying, loss prevention, packaging, customer service, consulting, and legal services can benefit from membership. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a T&LC member, visitwww.TLCouncil.org
The oldest transportation club in the country, the Transportation Club of Atlanta promotes greater knowledge of transportation and logistics among its members by discussing transportation-related matters at all regular meetings. The club also actively promotes academic and practical transportation advancement by providing scholarships to students who are interested in making transportation a lifetime career.
The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association provides knowledge, connections, recognition,and solutions to marketing, sales, and communications professionals in North American freight transportation and logistics. TMSA members from all market segments are involved, including motor carriers, 3PLs, railroads, air carriers, ocean lines, port authorities, OEMs, media, and suppliers. Get it on your calendar: The 2015 TMSA Logistics Marketing & Sales Leadership Conference takes place June 7-9 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
WERC is the only professional organization focused on warehouse management and its role in the supply chain. Through membership in WERC, seasoned practitioners and those new to the industry stay at the forefront of innovation, master best practices, and establish valuable professional relationships. WERC offers seminars, publications, online courses, an annual conference, and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange for distribution professionals.