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Supply Chain Management: Websites


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Ireland’s Business & Finance Portal

TWIGG's Operations Management Index (TOMI)
This provides an entry point to Operations Management resources on the Internet. It is a portal for academic, practitioner and student, providing information on topics such as purchasing, product development, innovation management, manufacturing strategy, inventory control, logistics, quality, and service operations. In 2003, it expanded into technology and innovation management.

WWW Virtual Library

The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva. Unlike commercial catalogues, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert; even though it isn't the biggest index of the Web, the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web


‚ÄčEnterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the indigenous business sector. Our mission is to accelerate the development of world-class Irish companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity.

IDA Ireland

In order to win in today’s marketplace companies must improve productivity while lowering costs and bringing quality products to market quicker then ever before. Innovative and effective Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the key to gaining competitive advantage, reducing costs and making your company more profitable.

IMI: Institute of Management in Ireland

IMI is Ireland’s premier provider of management development and executive education. Through an extensive range of courses and business focused research we are a driver of increased productivity and improved business results.

InterTradeIreland: Trade & Business Development Body

InterTradeIreland's mission is to enhance the global competitiveness of the all-island economy to the mutual benefit of Ireland and Northern Ireland through measures such as the creation of knowledge-intensive all-island trade and business development networks and the implementation of all-island trade and business development programmes.

IPMI: Institute Project Management Ireland

The Institute of Project Management of Ireland was founded in 1989 to help individuals and organisations in both the public and private sectors to develop a knowledge of and high-quality capability in Project Management and to provide a focal point and mechanism for the development and promotion of Project Management in Ireland on a professional basis.

NITL: Supply Chain Management Centre of Excellence

As Ireland's "Centre of Excellence" for Supply Chain Management, NITL is your first port of call for all supply chain issues. NITL's mission, as defined by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, is to promote the development of supply chain expertise in Irish business, both private and public, for the benefit of the Irish economy.




The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is the professional body for everyone in the logistics, passenger transport, transport planning and related industries and is dedicated to supporting, developing and representing all specialisms at all stages of career development. 

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

CIPS exists to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity

among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management. CIPS assists individuals, organisations and the profession as a whole. 

Careers in Supply Chain Management: Is one right for you?

This article provides information on basic career options in Supply Chain Management, along with an extensive list of industries where they are valued.

CMI: Chartered Management Institute

The Chartered Management Institute is a chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership. It is committed to raising the performance of business by championing management.

CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent association for individuals involved in supply chain management. CSCMP provides educational, career development, and networking opportunities to its over 9,000 members and to the entire profession.

ELA: European Logistics Association

The European logistics Association provides a vital forum for those engaged in logistics in Europe and internationally.

IFORS: International Federation of Operational Research Societies

The International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) is an umbrella organization comprising the national Operations Research societies of over forty five countries from four geographical regions:  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, South America

Institute for Operations Research (INFORMS)
This is the online information service for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and excellent resource with great links.

IPICS: The Supply Chain Management Institute

The professional and educational society for Operations Management, including Supply Chain Management, Production, Inventory, Materials Management, Purchasing, and Logistics.

ISM: Institute of Supply Management

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.

Ross L. Fink's Operations Management homepage
This site is produced by a professor at Bradley University. It provides links to a lot of quality Operations Management resources on the Internet.

Syracuse University
"How to avoid unethical supply chains"