The supply chain management function has become increasingly recognized as the key driver of business performance. The SCMA Awards of Distinction™ are dedicated to recognizing the remarkable individuals that advance the supply chain management profession through innovative programs as well as thought leadership. Our annual awards set the benchmark for supply chain excellence in Canada.

Fellow Distinction

To be awarded to a SCMA member or others who have gained prominence in the business world through the field of supply chain management, and who, by their past or expected future achievements, serve as role models for others. The distinguishing qualities of an FSCMA™ are a demonstrated excellence in supply chain management, visionary leadership in driving innovations such as technology, diversity, sustainability, and a civic-mindedness that brings a community’s respect to the profession.

Admission to this "Fellowship" recognizes an individual has given conspicuous service to the association and/or profession through their efforts or has made a genuine contribution of new knowledge to the field.

Attributes of an ideal recipient (FSCMA™ Designation):

  • Reflects dedication, balance and achievements in career and community
  • Leadership, significant participation or contribution in the development and advancement of the supply chain management profession
  • For nominees who are SCMA™ members: Leadership, significant participation or contribution to SCMA™, in supporting the activities and governance of the association
  • Leadership, significant participation or contribution in the community-at-large through activities and community service

Examples: Introducing strategic supply chain management practices into an organization; chair or contributor/advisor to (or member of) a SCMA™ or Institute Board or Committee; member of a community Board of Directors or advisory group of a hospital, post-secondary institution or charity.

The classification of "Fellow" of the Supply Chain Management Association™ carries with it no special duties or rights. A recipient will be entitled to use the initials FSCMA™ following their name.

Who is Eligible? Any executive demonstrating supply chain leadership.

Who Can Nominate? SCMA members, non-members or Institutes.

How Many Awards? This award is based on the highest selection standards and will be capped at three awards per year.

Completed nomination forms should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by December 31, 2018.

Any questions about the award or the nomination process can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

View all the past recipients of our Fellow Award.