Council Of Supply Chain Management Professionals Partners With SmartBrief

New daily e-brief puts professionals in touch with up-to-the-minute industry news and insight

Washington, D.C., June 21, 2013 – For fifty years, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has provided educational, career development, and networking opportunities to members and to the entire supply chain management profession. Today, through a partnership with leading digital publisher SmartBrief, Inc., the CSCMP has launched an all-new daily newsletter to support its mission.

Published daily and initially reaching nearly 35,000 subscribers, the CSCMP SmartBrief targets executives, stakeholders and industry professionals. “There’s a lot of interest right now about the supply chain and its impact on an organization’s profitability,” said Rick Blasgen, CSCMP president and chief executive officer. “Supply chain is a hot topic. Ensuring that our members receive the highest quality content and interpretation is critical. Honest, accurate, and thought-provoking information is one of CSCMP’s hallmarks, and our SmartBrief newsletter will consistently deliver on this promise.” 

This valuable resource provides exclusively tailored news and intelligence to subscribers, from best practices and recruiting programs to training, events and job listings. CSCMP SmartBrief brings relevant information to subscriber inboxes from multiple, trusted sources to give an added advantage in subscribers’ careers. 

Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is the preeminent worldwide professional association dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research and knowledge on supply chain management. With more than 8,500 members representing nearly all industry sectors, government, and academia from 67 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.

The CSCMP SmartBrief adds to the impact that CSCMP has on the future of the supply chain industry. “SmartBrief shares our vision of providing relevant, world-class information and news about supply chain management,” added Blasgen, “so a partnership between both organizations makes perfect sense.”

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals SmartBrief joins a wide range of renowned, industry and association-focused e-newsletters providing carefully curated business intelligence for senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals across more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities. 

Edited by April Hollis, who previously covered pharmaceutical and medical device supply chain issues for FDAnews, the CSCMP SmartBrief will provide subscribers with the information and insight they need to improve their skills and expand their knowledge base – the Smart way. 

A leader in the digital content industry, SmartBrief’s mission is providing its nearly 5 million readers a competitive edge by providing relevant, timely, and reliable information as efficiently as possible. Also available through, SmartBrief’s curated content empowers its readers to make smarter decisions for their businesses – and their careers. 

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Serving over 4.5 million senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities. Visit for more details.


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