The Distribution Business Management Association (DBMA) brings business and academia together in a think tank forum that seeks solutions to the supply chain issues of today while anticipating the supply chain problems of tomorrow.

Core Values

Distribution Business Management (DBM) operates with a core set of values that help guide and define the Association. Excellence in Education, Shared Commitment to our Industry and Integrity in all our Endeavors form the foundation that guides our decisions.

DBMA Exists to:

Create educational executive forums such as Supply Chain Leaders in Action Program (SCLA).

Unite the world’s universities and businesses in advancing the study global logistics and supply chain strategies by producing the SCLA Program (Supply Chain Leaders in Action). See: Specialist Diploma and SCLA Certificate of Advanced Education

Produce the Distribution Business Management (DBM) Journal, a publication that brings together leaders from industry and academia to provide the latest information on distribution and supply chain management. See: Education Programs and DBM Journal

Include the titans of business in the Supply Chain Leader's in Action (SCLA) program. See: SCLA Attendees

Present the Circle of Excellence Award annually to one company that's excelled in logistics and supply chain management.

Operate as a think tank to spur trends and innovations in the areas of supply chain planning and global operations. See: About SCLA Program