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Supply Chain Network of Affiliations

In our industry, who you know can help! DCA recommends and is involved in and with, the following organizations and institutions.


American Institute of Baking – (AIB)

AIB International is committed to protecting the safety of the food supply chain worldwide and providing high value technical programs.

ALAN – American Logistics Aid Network

ALAN is an industry-wide organization that exists to provide supply chain assistance to disaster relief organizations (and other non-profits). We do this by bringing the expertise and resources of the logistics industry together with non-profit disaster relief organizations so that we can help solve their most pressing supply chain challenges immediately after disasters strike.


American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

ANSI is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.


APICS builds knowledge and skills in operations management professionals to enhance and validate abilities and accelerate careers. We help our members and their organizations successfully compete and build a stronger global economy.


Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (formerly Council of Logistics Management) is the preeminent worldwide professional association of logistics personnel.

DC Velocity

DC VELOCITY is the market leading multi-media magazine brand serving the specific informational needs of logistics and supply chain managers and executives. DC VELOCITY was the first to satisfy executives’ informational needs with comprehensive coverage of all aspects of logistics.

Food Shippers of America

The primary mission of Food Shippers of America is to promote high standards and continuing education of transportation and supply chain services to the Food industry.

Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association is the preeminent not-for-profit business trade association established in 1952 to foster trade, commerce and interest in the $75 billion specialty food industry.


Supply Chain Brain

SupplyChainBrain is a comprehensive supply chain management information resource. In addition to providing complete coverage of all fundamental supply chain principles, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, strategies and best practices, forward-thinking ideas, cutting-edge solutions and the latest innovations – and continues to write and report on these as they evolve and mature.

Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics is “The Magazine for Demand-Driven Logistics”. Published monthly, the magazine’s mission is “to provide today’s business logistics managers with the information they need to speed cycle times, reduce inventories, and use logistics expertise to get closer to their markets and customers”.


International Warehouse Logistics Association

IWLA is the unified voice of the value-added warehousing and logistics industry, representing third-party logistics (3PL) and warehousing service providers. Our nearly 500 member companies provide timely and cost-effective 3PL solutions for their customers.

Logistics Management

Logistics Management from Reed Business Information is a monthly magazine for supply-chain professionals. Logistics Online is a Web-based extension of the magazine that includes additional resources and links to other news sources.


Material Handling & Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics magazine is your source for updates and events, trends, articles, and the most up-to-date database of material handling vendor information and Web site links for the material handling industry.

National Association of Electrical Distributors

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is the voice of the electrical distributor providing the best tools, information and assistance to help them thrive and improve the electrical distribution channel.


Warehouse Education And Research Council

WERC offers resources that help distribution professionals stay at the leading edge including educational events, performance metrics for benchmarking, practical research, expert insights and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange.

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