Membership


A career in Supply Chain and Logistics in Australia, now more than ever, knows no limits. With the right knowledge, attitude and skills, Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners have no career ceiling. However, it is competitive out there. More and more employers rightly expect professionalism.  Professions have a number of common attributes.

These include a commitment to on-going education, compliance with a code of conduct, performance consistent with a generally agreed body of knowledge or set of rules and Membership of a professional body. The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners. The SCLAA has the proven history, governance framework, established representation, value for money and strategic reach to make it the right choice for you.

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Member Benefits

The SCLAA is always seeking additional ways to benefit our members and we actively encourage all members to participate and provide feedback and new ideas that benefit both members and the Supply Chain & Logistics industry. All associations and professions have a number of common attributes. These include a commitment to on-going education, compliance with a code of conduct, performance consistent with a generally agreed body of knowledge or set of rules and membership of a professional body.

  • Opportunities for continuing education and development;
  • Advocacy of the Association;
  • Sharing ideas and knowledge with fellow professionals;
  • Discounts to SCLAA events;
  • Opportunity to submit to, and be part of, Australia’s most prestigious Supply Chain & Logistics Awards.
  • Fuel Discounts at over 2000 Caltex and Woolworths / Caltex Service Stations & Caltex Truck Stops Australia wide;
  • Free access to MHD Magazine, Inside FMCG and Inside Retail;
  • Ability to bypass Banks and trade Foreign Currency with World First and take forward contracts for close to spot rate;

Membership of Committees

When you are a financial member of the association, you can apply to become a committee member and support the growth and development of the profession. Every committee has a chair person, secretary, treasurer, membership, education, national awards, social events, regional development, TDL round table and publications (journal). There are also sub-committees working on projects such as Women in Logistics, Mentoring programs, Career development and School based training.

Membership of a committee is a useful way of developing your personal knowledge and skills while contributing to the expansion of the profession.


Divisional Committees

As a financial member of the association, you can apply to become a committee member and support the growth and development of the profession. Every committee has a Division President, secretary, treasurer, and representatives for membership, education, awards, social events and regional development. There are also sub-committees working on projects such as Women in Logistics, Mentoring, career development, Future Leaders and school-based training. Membership of a committee is a useful way of developing your personal knowledge and skills while contributing to the expansion of the profession and the wider industry.

Affiliations

Members have the opportunity to o be involved in events and information sharing with the SCLAA’s many affiliates. The SCLAA has current affiliations with the following international associations Asian-Pacific Logistics Federation (APLF), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Supply Chain Management Association-Canada (SCMA), China International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF), Global Supply Chain Council (GSCC), Vietnam Supply Chain (VSC) and Supply Chain Council (SCC).

Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards

The SCLAA has been running the Australian and Supply Chain & Logistics Awards for over fifty years, making them the most prestigious and influential in the Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport industries. This is a not-to-be-missed event in the industry calendar. Nominate yourself, your company or a colleague and be recognised by your peers in this historic award program.

Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

More than 5000 delegates from across Australasia have attended the Supply Chain & Logistics Conference in its 16 year history. This conference is a recognised national event designed for Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport and Procurement professionals and practitioners. It aims for professional and personal development in a unique and relaxed networking-based environment. The SCLAA is one of the host bodies for this event.

Future Leaders Group

The SCLAA fosters involvement through specialised focus groups such as the Future Leaders Group. If you are looking to build your knowledge and career then the SCLAA Future Leaders Group can work for you. The SCLAA Future Leaders Group (FLG) supports young Supply Chain & Logistics professionals & practitioners 30 years of age and under by providing networking and education opportunities relevant to career development. This is part of the SCLAA’s continued commitment to increase and improve overall Supply Chain excellence through education, as well as through practical and appropriate involvement.

Mentoring Program

The SCLAA runs an annual Mentoring Program so if you are looking to partner with someone so that you can improve your self-confidence; expand your professional network; identify areas of opportunity within your career and how to take advantage of these, then the Mentoring Program could be just what you are looking for. Each year the SCLAA looks for Mentees who are committed to developing themselves within the Supply Chain, Transport and Logistics industry. Similarly, if you are an experienced member of the Industry who is looking to ‘give back’ some of your knowledge and are committed to helping further individuals in the industry, then you can become a mentor within this program.

Certified Professional Logistician

The CPL is a professional qualification that aims to provide the definitive standard for measuring capability and professionalism within the supply chain and logistics profession worldwide. CPL status attests to your professional recognition by peers and employers, of your significant experience and knowledge to implementation, management and improved logistics initiatives. The CPL credential is recognised across Asia Pacific through the Asia Pacific Logistics Federation.

CPL accreditation supports your career by confirming:

  • Independent assessment of professional
  • Employers can be confident that you have met a recognised industry
  • Certification is renewed every 3 years, proving your continued industry

Corporate Membership Benefits

The SCLAA has established divisions in all states providing an active networking and educational events program to meet the needs of its Members. At the National level, the SCLAA conducts the Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards which are over fifty years old. At the State level, the local content and flavour of events is the strength of the SCLAA. The structure and local representation of the SCLAA at the State level maximises the relevance of activities to its Members. With many diverse activities each year, including Breakfast Briefings, Site Visits, Logistics Lounges and Golf Days all Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners will find their particular needs catered for. Events vary from State to State. Corporate members receive the benefits of individual membership plus the opportunity to provide their people with support from the SCLAA’s many events and programs. The SCLAA offers Corporate Membership packages for multiple Memberships within a company.  We exist to service Members, whether they be corporate or individual Members.

Corporate Membership Packages

OPTION 1:

The entitlements for Corporate Membership Option 1 are outlined below;

  • 6 x SCLAA individual (nominees) memberships that can be nominated from across a number of States. The names of the nominees can be changed at any time.
  • Member Rates for all SCLAA activities for all of the nominated staff;
  • Membership Certificate for your organisation.
  • Nominated representatives will each receive online access to ‘MHD Supply Chain Solution’ magazine, and ‘Transport & Logistics News’ and an electronic copy of the SCLAA bi-monthly Newsletter, allowing this information to be further distributed if appropriate.

OPTION 2:

The entitlements for Corporate Option 2 Membership are outlined below.

  • 4 x SCLAA individual (nominees) memberships that can be nominated from across a number of States. The names of the nominees can be changed at any time.
  • Member Rates for all SCLAA activities for all of the nominated staff;
  • Membership Certificate for your organisation.
  • Nominated representatives will each receive online access to ‘MHD Supply Chain Solution’ magazine, and ‘Transport & Logistics News’ and an electronic copy of the SCLAA bi-monthly Newsletter, allowing this information to be further distributed if appropriate.

SCLAA National Partner Membership Packages

  • 8 x SCLAA individual (nominees) memberships that can be nominated from across a number of States. The names of the nominees can be changed at any time.
  • All contacts will receive relevant communication from the local Branch, online access to ‘MHD Supply Chain Solution’ magazine, and ‘Transport & Logistics News’ and an electronic copy of the SCLAA bi-monthly Newsletter, allowing this information to be further distributed if appropriate.
  • National Partner logo on National Partners page of the SCLAA
  • National Partner logo on select Association
  • National Partner logo on select marketing
  • National Partner logos on a PowerPoint for all state divisional events across
  • National Partners profile and contact details on the SCLAA
  • Opportunity to have marketing material on tables at each National (Excluding the ASCL Awards)
  • Opportunity to provide an approved whitepaper/feature for inclusion in The article will need to be approved by the Editor of the newsletter and may be edited.
  • One Third Advertisements in the SCLAA eNewsletter three times a
  • Opportunity to submit media releases and white papers on a regular basis for consideration for the SCLAA

LINKAGES:

The partnership program will be aligned with all of the following SCLAA controlled and coordinated programs and linked to the Tiered event structure.

  • Awards
  • Projects
  • Research
  • Careers development
  • Profile/credibility
  • Marketing material
  • Community/Charity

VALUE PROPOSITION:

Partners receive a coordinated specific and structured level of involvement or support in all/or a selected number of the following initiatives:

  • Newsletter advertising
  • Activities sponsorship
  • Specifically designed programs and activities on behalf of National Partner
  • Leverage on industry projects and research
  • Careers pathways developments
  • Case studies
  • White papers
  • Mentoring programs
  • Receive all regular communications from the SCLAA
  • Facilitated industry and government gatherings
  • Web site coverage

Terms are on an annual basis, can be purchased for multiple terms up to a maximum of three years. All prices are inclusive of GST.  To find out more contact the SCLAA National Secretariat.

New Members Interview Form

New members who are interested in having a small article published about themselves in an up-comping issue of the SCLAA Newsletter, can download a copy of the New Member Interview Form and email the completed Word form, with a high resolution head shot of themselves to: secretary@sclaa.com.au


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