To lead the evolving Supply Chain Management profession by developing, advancing, and disseminating Supply Chain knowledge and research.


Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the leading worldwide professional association dedicated to education, research, and the advancement of the supply chain management profession. With over 9,000 members globally, representing business, government, and academia from 63 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.

Purpose, Objectives, and Policies

As a business professional with a vested career interest in the field of logistics, you are part of a highly dynamic profession: current global developments and technological innovations are impacting logistics today as never before. While the contributions that logistics makes to a firm’s competitive strengths have often been “invisible” in the past, many factors have coalesced to heighten its importance and visibility in the 1990s and beyond.

Supporting the Logistics Profession

In its over forty year history, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, relying on the active participation and expertise of its members, has sought to enhance the development of the logistics profession, aiming all the while to provide logistics professionals with educational opportunities and relevant information. To this end, the Council exists to provide you with a variety of programs, services, and activities to enhance your involvement in, satisfaction with, and contribution to the profession The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is a not-for-profit organization of business personnel who are interested in improving their logistics management skills. The Council works in cooperation with private industry and various organizations to further the understanding and development of the logistics concept This is accomplished through a continuing program of organized activities, research, and meetings designed to develop the theory and understanding of the logistics process, promote the art and science of managing logistics systems, and foster professional dialogue and development within the profession.


CSCMP exists to: Provide opportunities for supply chain professionals to communicate in order to develop and improve their supply chain management skills. Identify and conduct research which adds to the knowledge base of supply chain theory and practice. Create awareness of the significance of supply chain to business and to the economy.

CSCMP is not: A trade association, social organization, or high-density market, so we do not condone suppliers who use the organization to promote their services. Aligned with shippers, carriers, warehouse operators, material handling equipment manufacturers, consultants, or any other similar industrial grouping. An organization that engages in matters where various members have contrary interests. An organization that endorses, sanctions, or discourages supply chain-related legislation, products, or services.

Aaron Richards

Director of Global Accounts – Intelligent Audit

Eduardo Vargas
Social Media Chair

Regional Director – Morrison Express

Jorie Ramsaur

Quality Assurance Manager – States Logistics

Fred Gilbert
VP of Membership

VP Sales & Marketing – Performance Team

Ryan Endres
VP of Programs

Principal – Lee & Associates

Paige Harper

Account Manager – Raymond Handling Solutions

Sun Kwok

Director of Logistics – Niagara Bottling

Matt Alvarado

Sales Executive – CH Robinson Worldwide

Matt Walsh

Director Business Development – Echo Global Logistics

Brett Parker

President and Founder – Cargomatic

Mark Richards
Past President / Sponsors

Vice President – Associated Warehouses Inc.

David Juranich

Senior Logistics & Supply Chain Professional

Gary Gaukler
Education Chair

Associate Professor – Claremont Graduate University

Daniel Smeltzer
IT Chair

Global Sales Director – Pegasus Logistics Group

Mechelle Smothers

Business Development – Port of Long Beach

Jordan Zeldin
IT / YP Programs

Account Executive – Avalon Risk Management

Victoria Jakovich

VP Sales & Marketing – DMSI Staffing

Shawn McManigal
Hospitality Chair

Director of Operations WRMDC – Acuity Brand Lighting

Ryan White

Sales Director – JAS Forwarding Worldwide

Emily Feliton

Senior Business Development Manager – Damco

Derek Yamamoto
Past President / Advisor

Sr. Director of Purchasing – GT’s Living Foods

Phil Ramsdale
Past President / Advisor

President – Transport Solutions LLC

Jessica Wang
Social Media

Logistics Manager – Chipotle Mexican Grill

Bob Bennett
Member At-Large

Founder and President – Lean Consulting Associates

Ryan Entis

Operations Analyst – Yusen Logistics Americas

Kent Hindes
Past President / Advisor

Senior Director – Cushman Wakefield

Tom O'Brien
Member at-large

Executive Director – California State University, Long Beach