If you're involved in logistics or supply chain management, then joining a professional association is a no-brainer. For a modest membership fee, you get informative publications that are directly relevant to your job, opportunities to attend educational programs and conferences, access to job postings, and much more.
But what if you're between jobs or are just getting started and funds are tight? Or what if you're located overseas?
If you're looking to join the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), that's no problem. The organization recently adopted a flexible membership system that offers something for just about everyone. In addition to the regular, full-service membership (priced at $295), CSCMP also offers:
All of these categories include more than two dozen member benefits, including discounted rates for CSCMP's Annual Global Conference; access to online and onsite professional training; supply chain books, operational standards, case studies, and research results; and publications like CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly, The Journal of Business Logistics, and CSCMP Explores....