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The American Purchasing Society offers a variety of tools and services to its members. With the help of purchasing partners and sponsors, we offer online courses and career assistance which will help you become a trusted purchasing professional.

  • PeopleTicker

    Procurement professionals around the world rely on PeopleTicker to provide accurate, real-time labor rates to help them negotiate savings, increase retention, and decrease time to fill. If you purchase contingent labor, you need PeopleTicker.

    Strengthened by over 15 years of wage research – PeopleTicker’s data management and analytics are unmatched in the industry today. People Ticker empowers you to negotiate from a position of strength. Whether you use a VMS Solution, partner with an MSP, or buy directly from suppliers, our system’s “staffing neutral” rate benchmarking ensures you have current bill rate data for contractors, temp workers, and consultants.

    Press Release: PeopleTicker selected by American Purchasing Society to provde membership with best practice tools for procuring contingent labor.

  • Hi-Fliers Academic Institute

     

    Preferred Training Partner of the American Purchasing Society

    Hi-Fliers Academic Institute(HFAI) is a One Stop Training and Consulting Institution where Knowledge has no bounds. HFAI has been formed by industry experts who have been engaged in education / industry and training since 2006 . Hence, it is our cherished vision to impart activity based on learning and development and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for management consulting of organizations in U.A.E , Oman, Qatar,  Bahrain ,Saudi Arabia, India & Sri-Lanka  . Hi-Fliers Academic Institute  aims to Develop SCM & Logistics Learning and Empowerment systems which are value-based and responsive to the individual and to the social development needs of GCC countries  by bridging the industrial skill gaps. It provides World Class Professional Training Courses at affordable cost with Internationally Accredited Certifications.It also offers a bouquet of Academic, Corporate and Vocational Courses in a variety of subjects in varied delivery formats to cover interior locations in the United Arab Emirates & the Sultanate of Oman. HFAI also provides  for ISO Management Consulting, Auditing ,Training & Academic studies.

    With Offices in Oman , U.A.E( Hi-Fliers Academic Institute ) &  now expanding in countries Bahrain , Qatar ,Sri-Lanka & India ; Hi -Fliers Academic Institute  advocates the principles and standards that comprise its Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct. Adherence to this Code is mandatory for Certification at HFAI through its INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATIONS and serves to ensure public confidence in the integrity of professionals.

    As of January 2015 Hi-Fliers Academic Institute  is the prefered training partner of APS in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)

  • Robert Menard, CPP, CGPP, CPPC

    Robert Menard is the Voice of the Customer and author of Youre the Buyer You Negotiate It. His business philosophy is embodied in the slogan: Sell for a dollar, earn a dime; save the same dollar, earn ten dimes. Buyers want his wisdom and sales audiences seek out his unique customers perspective. He helps clients make money by saving it through negotiation. Addressing convention and corporate meetings, and providing training and consulting services to clients in the US and abroad, Menard has delighted audiences in over 1,400 speeches in 47 states and 5 foreign countries. With his signature energetic and the engaging style of a motivational humorist, he has that rare ability to touch audiences on a personal level because he has lived and experienced their challenges. A career entrepreneur and executive, and an expert in business strategies, he delivers powerful and effective talks on Negotiation, Purchasing, Partnering, Sales, and Communication issues. His motivational speeches strike the personal chord, reminding each of us of our limitless potential. His entertainment speeches are without equal in educational and humorous value.

  • Solution & Consultation Academy (SCA)

    Solution & Consultation Academy "SCA" is a training company located in Egypt. The SCA has long foreseen the crucial importance of Training as well as research and Development. As a result, the company has developed a vision of the utmost commitment to Training, research, development and implementation of results-oriented and sustainable strategic change initiatives that enable firms and organizations to achieve their goals and objectives.

    SCA adopt interactive, working-partner style, our experiences have been transmuted into research and development and sustained by training, which is regularly developed ever since. We focus on top management level concerns, helping businesses initiate change and harvest the benefits, whether it’s through improving overall operations or transforming the enterprise. Through collaboration and teamwork, our consultants impeccably integrate strategy and business technology to help you meet your business goals.

  • Satinalma Akademisi A.S.

    Satinalma Akademisi A.S. is a company located in Turkey, offering training and consultancy services on strategic management and strategic procurement.

    Our periodic trainings are conducted with participants from different companies, or independent personal participants. We also offer closed corporate trainings for foundations and companies.

    Our consultancy services are mailnly concentrated in but not limited  to procurement area.

    Satinalma Akademisi, on top of commercial activities, organizes events and international exhibition groups to contribute to understanding of strategic procurement.

     As of May 2015 Satinalma Akademisi A.S. is the prefered training partner of APS in Turkey .

  • United Institute Training Intermediary

    Investment in the Human Capital is a top priority of Jordan & the Middle East overall vision in achieving overall economic development and boom. continuous education through professional high quality training will create this solid efficient human resource base for a powerful economy.

    As part of meeting the growing business market needs for continuous & professional education, we established our training center to offer the labor market with the needed professional assistance through our extended education programs- in cooperation with specialized international Institutes.

  • American Certification Institute

    The American Certification Institute is a premier professional certification institute well-known in the United States and the world. It was founded in the USA in 1999. Its Corporate Headquarters is in Lewes , Delaware , USA and its Far Eastern Branch Office is in Beijing , PRC. The American Certification Institute is dedicated to helping train the leaders of tomorrow for personal professional certification. The American Certification Institute provides training, testing, and certification issuance for a number of important business-related programs, and does training for certifications issued by the Global Negotiation Institute and other professional institutes in the United States.

  • Blue Ocean Academy

    Blue Ocean is an internationally reputed brand for management training and consultancy. With offices in the UK, UAE and India, Blue Ocean Management Training & Consultancy has blazed a trail of success in the last decade. Its diverse portfolio of unique industry-specific training solutions has highlighted its image one of the most trusted names in the world of corporate training. Our success story has further been strengthened by affiliations with some of the most prestigious and internationally reputed professional training institutions. In the last year Griggs University, USA, Halifax College, London, American Institute of Business Management and American Purchasing Society, USA, have joined hands with Blue Ocean to offer students certification.

  • TATWEER Training and Consulting

    TATWEER is a highly successful training company specializing in corporate training markets. We run approximately 1500 high quality public seminars per year in areas such as management and leadership, oil and gas, finance and accounting, HR, project management, contract management and many more. TATWEER has been training for over 6 years and in that time we have built successful, strategic relationships with our customers. Over 80% of our courses are taken by repeat students.

  • Michigan State University

    The American Purchasing Society and researchers from Michigan State University are teaming together to study supply chain risk management. Your knowledge and experience in supply chain and materials management is invaluable in helping us to better understand what drives firms to engage in risk management, the types of planning that firms under take, the effect of such plans on the occurrence of supply chain disruptions. To visit the Michigan State's College of Business and Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management website please click on the logo.

  • MacRAE'S BLUE BOOK

    MacRAE'S BLUE BOOK is a time-honored buyers guide to the products of over 120,000 verified industrial companies. First published in 1893 as America's original industrial directory, MacRAE'S BLUE BOOK has grown to become a leading on-line sourcing tool, through both its own web site and through the networks of its Yellow Pages partners -YellowPages.com and YellowPages.ca web sites.

  • The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)

    The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) is a not-for-profit association established to provide executive-level global education and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Membership spans all of business travel, from corporate buyers to agencies to suppliers, and accords all sectors equal membership. ACTE serves more than 5,000 executives in 50 countries.

  • Montgomery Research

    Montgomery Research publishes thought leadership projects that focus on the convergence of technology and business. Working in partnership with leading companies and organizations, their projects build collaborative communities that promote best-of-breed business environments.

  • Globalpurchasing.com

    Globalpurchasing.com is a website for sourcing and supply chain managers. We keep buyers and managers up-to-date on the latest news, trends, market insights, product updates and global supply chain solutions. Distribution and the electronics supply chain will be our initial focus, broadening to cover all industries and verticals.

  • Industry Net

    Manufacturers' News has a site that gives members and the purchasing community the opportunity to make their buying job easier and more profitable. It used to be time consuming and laborious to locate suppliers and obtain bids. Not so anymore. Just go to the IndustryNet.com ikon. Then indicate the product you are interested in and where you want to look by state or for the entire U.S. You will then see the names and addresses of the suppliers that produce your needs. Register your name and your company's name and click in the appropriate place again and, automatically, you will notify suppliers that you want quotes. What could be easier? Make sure you enter through the APS Web. Its free and convenient.

  • Aviation Week

    Aviation Week presents the Integrated Asset Management and Inventory Solutions Forum. September 28 & 29 at Hyatt Regency DFW, DFW Airport, TX. With the total value of the MRO supply chain at $44B or $2.6M per aircraft, optimized inventory management is a major opportunity for the operator to reduce costs and a tremendous growth opportunity for the MRO. More MROs are expanding the scope of their services to support outsourced component management in response to operators looking to offload inventory. This move towards total support services, coupled with decentralizing offshoring trends, is changing the MRO supply chain structure and demanding a higher level of supply chain coordination. This forum will bring together thought leaders from operators, suppliers and MRO to uncover the strategies that will reduce inventory investments while maximize growth and service.

  • Confluent Forms LLC

    The RFP Database (RFPdb) found at http://www.rfpdb.com is a B2B marketplace and exchange service for Requests for Proposals enabling organizations (non-profit, corporate, government) to announce their competitive bid projects for free, while also giving agencies a wide range of potential projects to choose from.

I truly appreciate the American Purchasing Society. I only wish I would have joined years ago.

Diane VanZyl
Buyer
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