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Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)

The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest Association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners working in SME’s through to large Corporates.  Driving a competitive advantage in Australia’s Supply Chain & Logistics.  Of the 2.1 million Companies in Australia, almost all have supply chain and logistics functions.   We directly run  the most supply chain and logistics events across Australia.  Additionally, we co-organise joint events with other respected Industry Partners and support selected Industry Conferences.  Our Members and National Partners attend industry speaking events, networking events and site visits as well as our annual Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards (ASCLA) which are rotated around cities across Australia.   Click here for video highlights of 2017 Awards.

We are a member based organisation, run by volunteers  and at our very core is our mission to serve and advance the interests of Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners in Australia. We do this through the development of the profession and practice, collaboration with industry stakeholders and promotion and recognition of world’s best practice. The SCLAA actively promotes women in the supply chain.   All Members are entitled to receive diesel, E10/E14 and unleaded 91, 95, 98  discounts of up to 5c a litre at over 2000 Caltex, Woolworths/Caltex and Ampol stations across Australia.   It is open to member’s family members as well, who you approve to use your StarCard.  We also offer Members free subscriptions to MHD Magazine, Inside FMCG and Inside Retail.  Further, we have also negotiated a real time foreign exchange platform with World First for members very close to spot rates, so around 8 – 10  times better than Bank rates.  Members can also take forward contracts to lock in certainty in almost any currency.

We encourage membership from all persons involved in Supply Chain activities including those working in SME’s with a view that advancing their knowledge of the supply chain will provide particular benefits not generally considered available to many Enterprises.  We have a popular Industry and Globally recognised Certification program called the Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). The SCLAA is run by hard working volunteers, so if you want to get involved either in your local State or Territory or at a National level  please contact us.  The SCLAA is run by members for members and is unique in our industry.

Being a not for profit Association, membership fees are driven back into the organisation so that SCLAA members benefit from the programs available, from the opportunities for continuing education and from sharing ideas and knowledge with fellow professionals. Commitment to the SCLAA signals your support of our profession, adding to its strength, which benefits all supply chain and logistics professionals and practitioners.  We welcome ex LAA members to our thriving Association.

This website is the central point to inform you of SCLAA events and activities that will allow you to make full use of your membership. It will also put you in contact with other members via forums where topical issues and ideas can be discussed.

Did you know: Of the 2.1 million Companies in Australia, over 409,000 of them are small – medium businesses (with 1 – 200 employees) with supply chain / logistics functions. Almost all Companies in Australia have supply chain / logistics / procurement functions. In dollar terms the whole industry represents 8.6% of Australia’s GDP and adds more than $135  billion to the economy and employs 1.2 million people. Source ABS    So supply chain and logistics is an important function for the success of Australian businesses.

The SCLAA’s Energy Efficiency Program information and online opportunity identification tool received funding from the Australian Government, Department of Industry and Science.   We thank them for their support to our industry.

 

Australian Government Department of Industry and Science


 

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