This is a list of frequently asked questions about Supply Management magazine and the Supply Management website. If you can't find what you are looking for in the list of questions please send us your question using the details our Contact page.

What’s the difference between the CIPS and Supply Management websites?

The Supply Management website is the online magazine for CIPS and contains news, opinion, analysis and jobs from the wider procurement and supply chain profession. The CIPS website is a resource of institute-related news and knowledge.

Is all the content from Supply Management magazine on the Supply Management website?

Yes, there is a searchable archive of past features, columns and news stories. But the website includes additional daily news, plus topic opinion pieces from expert commentators and the Supply Management editorial team. And our jobs site – - includes many more vacancies than appear in the paper magazine.

How can I submit an article idea to Supply Management magazine?

We write news and features in-house and employ freelance journalists and experts in the field. If you have an idea for a feature, please send a synopsis of 100-200 words to or call 020 8267 5778. It should outline very briefly what the main idea is and what might be included in the feature. There are also opportunities to write short viewpoint pieces, practical how-to articles and legal updates. We will look at your suggestion and let you know whether we want to take it forward. We also welcome feedback about articles in Supply Management or the wider world. Please email

I’d like to invite Supply Management to an event, who should I contact?

Please send details of your event and who you would like to attend to or call 020 8267 5778.

How can I find out about advertising rates and place an advert in the magazine?

To find about advertising opportunities and rates, or to receive a copy of our media pack, please call Julia Handley on 0208 267 4479 or email

I’m not a member of CIPS, can I still receive Supply Management magazine?

Yes, non-members can subscribe to the magazine. Please contact Abacus on 0208 955 7003 or email

How much does it cost to subscribe to Supply Management magazine?

Please contact Abacus on 0208 955 7003 or email for rates.

How can I become a member of CIPS and what are the benefits?

If your work involves procurement and supply chain, membership will help you to develop professionally. Visit the CIPS website to find out more.

I want to write a letter to the editor, where shall I send it to?

We welcome feedback to Supply Management about articles in the magazine or the wider procurement and supply chain profession. Please email your contribution to

I want to send a press release to Supply Management, where shall I send it?

Please send press releases to

How do I contact Supply Management?

Use the details provided on our contact page.

I have an editorial complaint, what should I do?

Please contact us by filling in the form here.

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