About.com Network consists of
over 700 guided sites organized into 36 channels with more than 50,000 subjects.
The Industry channel covers 25 subjects including purchasing, small business
information and logistics/supply chain, which feature articles and resource
BC Business Centre
The Government of
British Colombia Business Centre features several sections relevant to small
businesses including: marketing basics, financing your business, planning
fundamentals and basic regulations as well as websites for small businesses.
Business Service Centres
This site is a gateway to federal,
provincial and territorial governments' services and programs including help for
business plan preparation, finding new markets, exporting/importing, business
start-up, e-commerce and more.
Canadian Association of Supply Chain and
The Canadian Association of
Supply Chain and Logistics Management is a non-profit organization of business
professionals interested in improving logistics and distribution management
skills through annual conferences, educator forums, management development
programs, roundtables and seminars. This site provides member services and
listings, conference proceedings, events, publications and contact information.
Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
The CFIB is a
national advocacy group, speaking to government on behalf of small business. The
CFIB website provides membership information and registration as well as CFIB's
current activities, legislative action, daily mandates, media activities and
research and publications.
Canadian Professional Logistics
This website provides information on the
institutes training programs and provides access to the Canadian Logistics
Canoe is a Canadian internet network offering news, classifieds,
weather, games, forums and more, as well as a search engine for accessing the
Chartered Institute of Purchasing
& Supply (CIPS)
CIPS is an international organization,
based in the UK, that serves purchasing and supply professionals. The CIPS
website provides information on certification programs, specialist seminars and
conferences as well as an online bookshop that boasts over 350 purchasing and
supply related titles.
Contact! - The Canadian Management
a part of Industry Canada's Strategis internet site, is a source of information
for small businesses. This site provides details on small business support
organizations, how to guides, access to the Federal Government Handbook, a
catalogue of educational , diagnostic and management software tools and profiles
of successful businesses.
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
This website provides information on FCM policy
development, national programs, corporate development, as well as a buyers
guide, press releases and conference details.
fall 2000, this U.S. Government website will provide access to government
information and services at no cost to visitors.
International GovNews Project
project "seeks to stimulate electronic access to public government
information," with a Usenet site to deliver government information and to
Jumpstation is part of the Fedmarket.com website that also features Bidengine,
ConstructionProjects and ITbids. Jumpstation enables visitors to search for bid
opportunities at the federal and state levels of the US government as well as
international opportunities. Procurement forecasts, awards, vendor and buyer
directories are also available for viewing.
LogisticsWorld website is an online directory of logistics resources related to
transportation, warehousing, distribution, supply, manufacturing, management and
more. The site provides research tools, a virtual library and glossary,
logistics news and events.
National Association of Purchasing Management
NAPM is a not-for-profit association that provides
international support, research and education in purchasing and supply
management. The NAPM website provides information on professional development,
legal aid, as well as a career centre and literary resources.
of Intergovernmental Solutions (OIS)
OIS is an international
resource on intergovernmental information. Viewers may search through the State
Government IT Directory and the International Government IT Directory, read the
Intergovernmental Solutions Newsletter published twice annually. The site also
provides information on OIS publications, reports and presentations.
The site is dedicated to the
development and discussion of citizen-centred governance. It includes
information about its mission and membership, as well as a citizen participation
centre and an ESD clearinghouse.
Management Association of Canada (PMAC)
PMAC is a non-profit
association representing purchasers and supply management professionals across
Canada. The PMAC website provides information on the annual conference,
professional development, training and accreditation programs.
Professional's Web of Articles
Purchasing Professional's Web of Articles is published by the Silicon Valley
chapter of the National Association of Purchasing Management. This site provides
over 20 complete articles and author contact information.
This site is a portal dedicated to purchasing and supply chain managers around
the world. It gathers together sources and links to daily updated news, global
events, commodity prices, supplier guides and directories and other reference
information for the needs of the purchasing manager. Listings are grouped into
four primary sector groups - manufacturing, services, government and academia -
and classified and described for the benefit of users.
College and University Planning (SCUP)
SCUP is focused on
the promotion, advancement and application of effective planning in higher
education. This website provides visitors with a membership application, news,
awards, publications and events.
Strategis - Industry Canada
Strategis' website enables the user to identify
new markets, find business partners, form alliances and access strategic
business information. This site provides business information by sector,
economic analysis and statistics, research technology and innovation, business
support and financing, licenses and regulations.
information site serves organizations, associations, professionals and vendors
involved in the telehealth and e-health industry.