Collaborative Members

Collaborative Members

Fifteen supply chain organizations comprise the Supply Chain Career Awareness Collaborative (SCCAC). The SCCAC was formed to increase awareness of careers and career pathways in the supply chain, and position the supply chain as a profession of choice. Members are:

APICS The Association for Operations ManagementAPICS Canadian District provides training in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.
CITTCITT is focused on professional development in the supply chain and logistics sector. Its programs and services promote excellence and career-path development for transportation logisticians by offering professional certification, professional development and cooperative networking opportunities.
Calgary Logistics CouncilThe Calgary Logistics Council aims to further develop Calgary as a prominent logistics hub with world-class air, rail and road infrastructure. It works to create sustainable solutions to land-use and transportation-growth challenges, optimize the strategic value of Calgary’s airport, rail, trucking and transportation mobility corridors, build the sector’s profile, education and career pathways, and support the development of the sector as a community of practice.
Canadian International Freight Forwarders AssociationCanadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) represents the unique world of international freight forwarders in Canada. CIFFA activities include information exchange, and representation to Canadian and international governments and NGOs on issues of transportation logistics and trade facilitation. CIFFA provides ongoing professional education in international freight forwarding, the handling of dangerous goods, and cargo security. It recognizes qualified industry professionals with the Professional Freight Forwarder designation.
Canadian Public Procurement CouncilThe Canadian Public Procurement Council is a non-profit corporation founded to consider operational issues of emerging policies in public procurement and to provide appropriate leadership, methods and tools to address new challenges as they arise. It offers information and activities nationally, in both official languages.
Canadian Supply Chain Sector CouncilThe Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council (CSCSC) brings together partners in the supply chain sector to develop solutions to the human resource challenges faced by stakeholders. It works to increase awareness of supply chain jobs and careers, help educators and trainers provide programs that are relevant to industry’s needs, and give employers tools to enhance their HR management.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – North AmericaChartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – North America (CILTNA) provides a network of contacts, promotes the exchange of information on all aspects affecting the performance and evolution of the transportation system through seminars, workshops and conferences; collaborates with other private and public organizations (including governments and academic institutions) on training; and promotes public recognition of excellence in the profession.
Halifax Employers AssociationThe Halifax Employers Association (HEA) was formed for the purpose of negotiating efficient labour agreements on behalf of its members while developing and maintaining positive employer/employee work relations with the goal of making the Port of Halifax more competitive in a world of competing routes. While labour relations remains the main focus of the HEA, the Association also oversees and coordinates the hiring and training of employees in the longshoring industry in the Port of Halifax. It provides HR support and services, ranging from hiring and performance management to human rights and employment equity.
Healthcare Supply Chain NetworkHealthcare Supply Chain Network (HSCN) is a professional association consisting of over 250 members from the healthcare supply chain in hospitals and other healthcare facilities coast to coast, as well as suppliers specifically involved with the supply chain. It is a network dedicated to education and working together to develop leading practices to improve the efficiency and value of the supply chain and help achieve better patient safety and outcomes while controlling and reducing costs.
International Warehouse Logistics Association – Canadian CouncilInternational Warehouse Logistics Association – Canadian Council (IWLA) is the unified voice of the value-added warehousing and logistics industry, representing third-party logistics and warehousing service providers. The Canadian Council or “IWLA-Canada” is the voice for IWLA in Canada. IWLA offers a range of educational programs for the 3PL industry.
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement develops, supports and promotes the public procurement profession through educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives designed to benefit members and constituents. With over 2,600 member agencies representing over 16,000 professionals across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, the Institute is international in its reach.
The Shipping Federation of CanadaThe Shipping Federation of Canada, incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1903, is the association that represents the owners, operators and agents of ships involved in Canada’s world trade. The Federation’s member companies are involved in all sectors of the international shipping industry, including dry bulk, liquid bulk, container and cruise.
Supply Chain Management AssociationThe Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is the largest association in Canada for supply chain management professionals. A national voice for advancing and promoting the profession of supply chain management, SCMA focuses on excellence in professional skills, knowledge and integrity.
Van Horne InstituteThe Van Horne Institute undertakes research in transportation, supply chain and logistics, information and communications, and regulated industries. It assists industry, government and the public in addressing issues affecting these areas that are relevant to the well-being and growth of industry and commerce. One of the key success drivers for the Institute is the development of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics (C-ASL).
Western Transportation Advisory CouncilThe Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC) is a balanced and influential association of key transportation organizations, represented by senior business, labour and government decision-makers. The Council promotes transportation as a critical sector supporting trade, jobs and our high standard of living.


Pierre Massicotte, Senior Vice President, Operations
L’Oréal Canada

“Supply chain management is a new profession in Canada…with lots of variety.”

Melinda Nycholat, Director, Contract Services Division
Defence Construction Canada

“Procurement has to be an integrated service. I work hard to have it be considered early in the planning process for a project.”

Serge Faucher, Executive Director
Les enterprises Dupont 1972

“In our business, the speed of communications is vital.”

Brent Ellis, Director
Commercial Warehouses
Wills Transfer Limited

“Great opportunity for people to enter this industry… the opportunities are endless.”

Tony Boyce, Owner, Whitehead Country Store

“Tony's unique view of supply chain and logistics comes from looking at it from both sides, first with a large firm and now as a business owner.”

Patrick Zenobio, Customer Services Coordinator, Logistics and Customs
Cirque du Soleil

“As a member of the supply chain department at Cirque du Soleil, Patrick juggles many responsibilities.”

Teresa, Sales and Marketing Manager

“This job is all about problem solving and satisfaction, and I love what I do.”

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