• SAP Ariba
    Platinum Sponsor
    SAP Ariba

    SAP Ariba is rethinking how work gets done in this new, digital economy. It is more critical than ever that your business adapts. How you manage your supply chain – your supplier relationships, your transactions, the business you need to do with your suppliers – is no exception.

    Managing a supply chain goes far beyond basic process. It’s about more than making transactions zip back and forth over the web. And managing relationships with customers is about more than getting invoices to them as fast as possible, with as few clicks as possible.

    Automating the basic process of any supply chain is important, but it’s not enough. To get control of your supply chain and your spending, you need to shift your perspective from the process to the bigger picture. And you need to find a technology partner that can help. A partner who can help you think holistically about how you can collaborate with your suppliers, who understands the complexities of managing a healthy supply chain, and who can connect every part of your purchasing process across your entire business while giving your suppliers a way to better manage and grow theirs.

    That’s where SAP Ariba comes in. SAP Ariba integrates the entire buying process across your entire organization. When you connect to Ariba Network, you connect to millions of suppliers across direct and indirect expense categories.

  • MessageXchange/Colladium
    Gold sponsor

    MessageXchange is a cloud-based B2B integration service that streamlines the exchange of information, through EDI and XML messages, between your IT systems and those of your customers, partners and suppliers. We pride ourselves on offering the most cost-effective solutions and the highest level of customer service.

    We have over 10 years of research and development and today connect over 50,000 businesses around the world. Our secure, multi-tenanted gateway handles over 100 million messages per year in the retail, supply chain, manufacturing, transport & logistics, mining and finance industries.

    Colladium™ is an online business network where organisations can manage the entire source-to-pay process. You can connect with your trading communities, find new opportunities and manage business relationships. But that’s just the beginning.

    • It’s free to use
    • It’s customisable
    • It can integrate with your existing systems (ERP, accounting software)

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  • Kuehne + Nagel
    Kuehne + Nagel

    The Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the sea freight, air freight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

    Further information can be found at the Australia Kuehne + Nagel website

  • APLF
    Supporting partner

    The APLF was established in November of 1995 by logistics organisations from countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The APLF participating countries are Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Myanmar.

    The APLF actively fosters and promotes professional development of purchasing, materials and logistics / supply chain management, and its key objectives are:

    • To be the recognised voice for supply chain and logistics in the Asia Pacific Region.
    • To promote and encourage greater recognition of the APLF by influencing the APAC region concerning the importance of supply chains and logistics.
    • To promote and communicate the importance of the logistics services industry's contribution to Asia Pacific Regions economy.
    • To upgrade educational standards of the profession by providing training and certification to meet the increasing demand for qualified and competent workforce in the Asia Pacific Region.
  • GECA
    Supporting partner

    The GECA ecolabel is Australia's only independent, not-for-profit, multi-sector sustainability and environmental certification program.

  • FTA
    Supporting partner

    A complex supply chain exists with increasing border security requirements, evolving global trade agreements, variations in international shipping practices and numerous domestic landside logistics issues requiring ongoing reform. These issues are intertwined requiring the need for a considered approach in representation to government and various sectors of commerce. In this contemporary environment it is essential that advocacy is representative of a cross-section of Australia’s international trade sector.

    FTA provides this important advocacy role by maintaining a collaborative relationship with key people across government and commerce. As your business partner, we also provide advice, contacts, training, events and relevant operational information. We look forward to you joining the alliance.

  • Business Chief Asia (APAC)
    Media partner
    Business Chief Asia (APAC)

    Business Chief Asia (APAC) is a leading business website that focuses on news, articles, exclusive interviews and reports on Asian companies across key subjects such as leadership, technology, sustainability, marketing and finance. Business Chief Asia is also a monthly digital magazine.

    For more info visit:

  • Supply Chain Digital
    Media partner
    Supply Chain Digital

    Supply Chain Digital is an innovative, forward thinking 'Digital Community' aimed at providing Procurement & Supply Chain professionals with industry leading news, analysis, features and reports about the world's biggest supply chains.
    Supply Chain Digital showcases the very latest supply chain and procurement trends by featuring insights from 'Thought Leaders' across the globe who are implementing 'transformations' inside large scale organizations.
    As the fastest growing global community of Procurement & Supply Chain professionals - Supply Chain Digital showcases the latest Industry Best Practices, the latest in Procurement & Supply Chain Technology as well as all the leading Events, Associations and Award winning companies globally.

    For more info visit:

    Supporting partner

    The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners working in SME’s through to large Corporates.

    We are a member based organisation, run by volunteers  and at our very core is our mission to serve and advance the interests of Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners (SCL) in Australia. We do this through the development of the profession and practice of SCL, collaboration with industry stakeholders and promotion and recognition of world’s best practice.

  • Supply Chain Management Education Australia
    Supporting partner
    Supply Chain Management Education Australia

    SCMEA has provided consulting and training services in Project Management, Procurement, Contract Management, Negotiation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management to the public and private sectors throughout Australia and the Pacific since 2001.