SCMP MISSION STATEMENT
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.
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.
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.