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The Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME), founded in 1954, is the professional associationfor supply chain managers, buyers and logisticians in Germany and Central Europe. They see themselve as a service for our members who belong to all industrial and service sectors, including distributive trade, banking, insurance and public institutions. Their aspiration include the know-how transfer in the fields of supply chain management, procurement and logistics. It is achieved through a continuous exchange of experience, education and training services as well as the scientific work on new methods, procedures and techniques. In addition, the BME supports its members in the development of new markets and also configures economic processes and global developments.

Founded in 1978, BVL is a nonprofit professional network. Its community comprises of more than 11,200 members – companies and individuals from the world of industry, commerce, services and science who are actively involved in the business of logistics and supply chain management. BVL is a neutral and primarily honorary platform that sees its job as supporting the exchange of knowledge and ideas among members.

BVL Seminare is the leading service provider for logistics, customs and foreign trade trainings in Germany. Our offering includes trainings in all essential fields of logistics: supply chain management, logistics controlling, warehouse management as well as soft skills. We are a part of The Global Supply Chain Network (German: Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V., abbr. ‘BVL’) which is one of the largest open industry specific networks in Germany with over 11,000 members. The shared goal of BVL and BVL Seminare is the exchange of knowledge and expertise as well as lifelong learning.

EUROEXPO was founded in 1996. Today, EUROEXPO is responsible for the annual LogiMAT – the International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management – and for TradeWorld, the Competence Platform for Trading Processes. Since 2014, EUROEXPO organizes the also annual LogiMAT China. The brand LogiMAT will also be represented with the „Intralogistics Solutions by LogiMAT“ at AMB Iran 2018 in Teheran. Furthermore EUROEXPO organizes the international business conference  EXCHAiNGE – The Supply Chainers‘ Community and also offers hosting services for conferences and events.

AfrSCM is the French Association for Supply Chain Management. AfrSCM promotes international best practices in Supply Chain Management in companies and universities thanks to a network of international and national partners like international institutes, professional associations, consulting firms, education providers, software designers, chambers of commerce and provider of innovative educational tools like business simulations (serious games).

Created in 1991 as Fapics, AfrSCM is currently experiencing a fast growth because new jobs related to supply chain management are more and more recognized in France as opportunities to increase competitivity of companies and value to the economy.

The trade magazine LOGISTIK HEUTE is targeted at managers in industry, commerce and the services sector who have responsibility for and control of in-company logistics processes. Independent editors and experts from research and day-to-day business bring up-to-date reports on innovative logistics concepts, new products, ideas and trends in all areas of the delivery chain. Comprehensive market reviews and company reports round off the spectrum of logistics themes each month. Procurement, distribution and waste disposal – logistics is involved in all of them. That´s why the concept behind LOGISTIK HEUTE is tailored consistently to the entire supply chain.

Inchainge, based in the Netherlands, is an organization specialized in developing simulations and learning programs in the area of Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Finance. The simulations focus on what experts truly believe to be vital for every organization: alignment. The simulations The Fresh Connection and The Cool Connection represent a different approach to learning that puts participants at the heart of a lifelike situation. PMI is the training and challenge partner for both simulation games in Germany.