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Distribution Management Association


DMA was originally founded in 1955 as a forum for members of the grocery industry. Over time, it has expanded and today is composed of representatives from almost every aspect of the distribution and logistics industries in Southern California. Being able to recognize the needs of our members that are beyond typical association benefits distinguishes DMA from other organizations. For example DMA has numerous relationships with organizations that provide additional benefits to member companies. Such benefits include employee hiring credits, access to no cost employee training and many other benefits that can help improve your organization’s bottom line. DMA also has a strong track record of giving back to the community through effective support of charities supporting children and support through DMA administered scholarships for students in need as well as member’s children.

Why join?

The DMA is the premier trade association in Southern California dedicated to the logistics and supply chain professional. DMA Membership dues pay for your registration and meals at all regular meetings and helps cover program costs. Participating as a DMA member provides you the opportunity to:
· Network with hundreds of industry professionals
· Participate in meetings with expert industry speakers
· Tour state of the art logistics facilities (members only)
· Keep up with industry opportunities and challenges
· Gain access to educational and governmental resources
· Give back to your community through charities and scholarships



DMA Code of Ethics Statement

In order for the DMA to maintain its position as a credible and significant logistics and supply chain trade organization, it is imperative its members understand and abide by a Code of Ethics. The DMA promotes networking as a means to develop business relationships, but does not support selling products and services or active recruiting during open sessions. All members and attendees of any DMA-organized function need to feel welcome and comfortable. Members must remember to maintain the highest standard of personal conduct and respect for one another. The DMA activities are designed to promote learning and participation in issues and events affecting the logistics and supply chain industries. It is a terrific venue for sharing ideas and for networking with others who share the same goals.

The Distribution Management Association of Southern California (DMA) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. The DMA strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, the DMA has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does DMA Collect?

Most data the DMA collects are used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site.

From General Users. The DMA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From the DMA’s Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. The DMA asks users to provide their name, member login (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to the DMA through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions, and contest registrations. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by the DMA to its members through its “listservs” and electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, the DMA will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user's "click," a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. The DMA only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner. 


To facilitate involvement, partnerships, professional development and connections for our members and the community.


231 E. Alessandro #A650
Riverside, CA 92508
Call: 866-211-6467

The DMA is the premier trade association in Southern California dedicated to the logistics and supply chain professional. 

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