CSCMP 2017 EDGE Supply Chain Academic Research Symposium, September 24, Atlanta, Georgia



The myCSCMP resource center is a new one-stop-shop for discovering how to take advantage of CSCMP member benefits and discover ways to become involved in your association. Spin the wheel and answer your trivia question correctly, and you may win an iPad! Stop by to connect with your fellow CSCMP members each day in Atlanta.

CSCMP Roundtables are a network of 500+ volunteer leaders and thousands of members from across internationally. Network with supply chain professionals just like yourself! Not involved in a Roundtable? No problem—meet your local roundtable board members and connect with other CSCMP members in your area.

Participating in your local roundtable connects you to like-minded professionals, introduces you to new friends, allows you to give back to the community, and develop leadership skills through volunteer opportunities. CSCMP's Atlanta and Nashville Roundtables are the hosts for this area providing insight on their most successful events and seeking volunteers!

Let key CSCMP staff and volunteers walk you through CSCMP's professional membership and corporate membership options see and how it can benefit you and your organization through the many products, resources, services, and programs CSCMP offers to remain on the leading edge. See how CSCMP's investments in research of supply chain management and logistics can help you keep up with the changing business environment. Advance your career with the mentorship program—either helping to develop a young professional or as a mentee seeking guidance from a seasoned professional.

Whether you are an executive looking for a training program for your supply chain team, or an individual looking to advance your career through professional development, the CSCMP curriculum catalogue has something for you. We offer education materials for every level of career development.

More Highlights from myCSCMP

Get Involved in ALAN
The American Logistics Aid Network's (ALAN) mission is to engage the supply chain community to support humanitarian relief efforts. Stop by and see how you can get involved… and make a difference.

Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC)
Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) is a private, non-profit organization providing matchmaking services for logistics partnerships in Europe. HIDC represents the Dutch logistics sector, and helps international companies make a smooth entry into the European market through the region's leading gateway, the Netherlands. Meet with HIDC representatives to discover how to expand your European presence.

Academic Strategies Committee
The Academic Strategies Committee (ASC) serves as the liaison with students, educators, and educational institutions and programs. Along with other initiatives assigned, the committee administers the processes for the annual Academic Research Symposium (ARS) and the annual Doctoral Symposium, both held in conjunction with the Annual Conference. The ASC administers CSCMP's academic awards including the Doctoral Dissertation, Bernard J. La Londe Best Paper, E.G. Plowman, and other research and teaching awards presented in conjunction with ARS. Committee and sub-committee members represent both the educator and practitioner communities.

Logistics Manager's Index Report
The LMI® is calculated using a diffusion index, in which any reading above 50 percent indicates that logistics is expanding; a reading below 50 percent is indicative of a shrinking logistics industry. The score is a combination of components including inventory levels and costs, warehousing capacity, utilization, and prices, and transportation capacity, utilization, and prices. The report is published bi-monthly.