Purchasing Management Information

The Society was the first organization to establish certification for buyers and purchasing managers. Join thousands of others who have improved their purchasing careers by earning the American Purchasing Society's certification recognition award. 

Provides a variety of relevant Internet links for purchasing professionals. 

bestofstores.com is another site maintained by Krislyn Corporation. It offers products and services for the office in addition to products in many other categories. 


Links vendors to state and local governments. They receive bids from more than 6,000 agencies and notify vendors that subscribe to their service of bids that match with their products or services. 

Offers purchasing-related articles and Internet resources. 


The Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS) is a non-profit, independent research organization co-sponsored by Arizona State University College of Business and the National Association of Purchasing Management. Its mission is to help organizations achieve competitive advantage by providing them with leading-edge research to support the evolution of strategic purchasing and supply management. 

Premier product is purchasing card software called "The P-Card Solution", enterprise client/server-based software that automates the entire purchasing card process, from card application, order placement, and product receipt through transaction reconciliation, record retention, and auditing. 

An interactive database linking you directly to the Purchasing, Procurement, and Materials Management departments of states, counties, cities, universities, and corporations. 

A virtual warehouse of over 100,000 available products. Products can be purchased by the case at discounted pricing from many categories and sub-categories. 

Federal Acquisition and Subcontract... 

Network on governmental control of the procurement and subcontract management process and your influence on its dominance. 

Targets upper-level, public-sector purchasing officials through articles that cover best practices, projects, and methodology, as well as opportunities for professional growth. 

Market research company that tracks consumer purchasing and behavior of business industries. 

Provides free articles about purchasing topics and links to related websites. 

Daily eProcurement news. eMarkets, useful tools and a forum for all eProcurement professionals. 

Online purchasing resource with Free, easy-to-use searchable database of 443,000 U.S. manufacturers and industrial suppliers. Search across more than 10,000 product categories and geographically across all 50 States. Endorsed by the American Purchasing Society. 

Producers of seminars for Purchasing & Supply Management. 

A non-profit organization through which member purchasing officials provide leadership in professional public purchasing, improve the quality of purchasing and procurement, exchange information, and cooperate to attain greater efficiency, economy, and customer satisfaction. 

Dedicated to the advancement of excellence in the purchasing profession serving higher education and associated communities. 

The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing provides its membership with education, research, technical assistance and networking opportunities in public purchasing; while promoting excellence, enhancing effectiveness and increasing public trust. A nonprofit educational organization dedicated to helping governments manage tax dollars wisely 

Contains links to purchasing and electronic commerce resources. 

Efficient procurement that offers buying leverage. Invite your suppliers to a competitive reverse auction environment using dynamic bidding. No-risk purchasing that offers extraordinary savings in both time and money. 

A national, not-for-profit association, PMAC is Canada's leading source of education, training and development in the purchasing and supply management field. 

Resource for professionals in the purchasing industry. Information on purchasing management, e-commerce, on-line buying, purchasing agent, purchase orders, cost analysis and materials management 

The independent purchasing research service for purchasing and supply chain professionals worldwide. 

The internet's most comprehensive source of industrial purchasing information on 480,000 manufacturers, distributors, and service companies.