Supply Chain Management Association Launches New Website will provide one location for members, students, employers, and Canada's 820,000 supply chain professionals

TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), has launched a new website creating one central source of information on supply chain in Canada. The new, mobile-responsive website consolidates information from across SCMA's regional Institutes into one, easy-to-use hub providing online resources, educational materials, accreditation processes, events, news, and careers.

This latest development is a further step in coordinating efforts across the country to deliver more value to members and to the profession. By amalgamating into one web address, it will enhance the visitor experience, provide easier access to valuable information and resources and support a platform to share ideas and communicate trends.

"Canada's economy is very different from one region to the next, but good ideas are universal. Our newly redesigned website will create a virtual hub where supply chain professionals from across the country can visit to learn more about their field of practice," said Cheryl Paradowski, president and CEO of the Supply Chain Management Association. "We are seeing that supply chain professionals are increasingly being called on to play a more strategic role in the success of their organizations. They are helping innovate, deliver more value, develop new ways of working – and we need to support them by making it as easy as possible to get access to information and new skills."   

The supply chain management profession makes a significant contribution to Canada's economy and provides a critical competitive advantage for all enterprises. Latest research reveals that SCMA members control more than $130 billion in annual spend. The standard of living we all enjoy through timely, cost-effective access to a range of innovative, high-quality goods and services is directly linked to the professional practice of supply chain management.

Please visit Supply Chain Management Association's new website at

About Supply Chain Management Association

As the premier Canadian association for supply chain management professionals, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is the national voice for advancing and promoting the profession. With nearly 7,500 members working across the private and public sectors, SCMA is the principal source of supply chain training, education and professional development in the country. Through its ten Provincial and Territorial Institutes, SCMA grants the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, the highest achievement in the field and the mark of strategic supply chain leadership. More information can be found at

SOURCE Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA)

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