For the New Year: A Selected List of Procurement-Focused Journals and Magazines, Including Supply Chain

Most of the magazines and journals listed below are offered in print and digital formats, and have accompanying websites that provide access to valuable information. Due to many of them being updated daily, these resources are key in keeping procurement professionals continuously informed and educated about need-to-know issues and topics.

Contract Management (CM) Magazine

This magazine is published by the National Contract Management Association. Members can access current and archived articles that focus on contract management issues for both the public and private sectors.

Government Procurement Magazine

Government Procurement is NIGP’s official magazine and is for public-sector purchasing professionals. It covers procurement methods, strategy, case studies, management techniques and strategies, trends, and best practices.

Industry Week – Supply Chain

In Industry Week—Supply Chain, you will find open access information about the latest trends, technologies, and best practices for subjects ranging from procurement and inventory management to logistics.

Inside Supply Management

For ISM (Institute of Supply Management) members, Inside Supply Management is published monthly and features industry news, innovative trends, ISM Report On Business ® coverage, CAPS Research analysis, leadership profiles, career strategies and more.

International Journal of Procurement Management (IJPM)

IJPM focuses on development of procurement resources and the implications that purchasing and supply management functions have on organizational productivity and competitiveness in the global market.

Journal of Business Logistics

The Journal of Business Logistics is a peer-reviewed academic journal and is produced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. It focuses on logistics and supply chain management theory.

Journal of Commerce

The Journal of Commerce covers cargo and freight transportation, export and import, global transport logistics and trade, international supply chain management and U.S. custom regulations, including market data sets on pricing and freight volume.

Journal of Contract Management

Published annually by the National Contract Management Association, the Journal of Contract Management is a scholarly journal that disseminates research in the field of contract management.

Journal of Operations Management

The Journal of Operations Management publishes scholarly research that covers operations management theory, procurement, sourcing, and supplier management.

Journal of Public Procurement (JoPP)

JoPP is published under the sponsorship of the Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) and is a peer-reviewed journal. Theories and practices of public procurement are explored including policy, strategic planning, contract management, laws and regulations, ethics, e-Procurement, transparency, and green procurement.

Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

The Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management is a peer-review journal for both academics and practitioners and covers all subjects relating to the purchase and supply of goods and services in industry, commerce, local, national, and regional government, health and transportation.

Logistics & Supply Chain

Logistics & Supply Chain provides thought leadership, comment and analysis from Europe’s leading experts on global supply chain issues.


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Procurement Leaders Quarterly

Procurement Leaders Quarterly (PLQ) is a magazine for procurement chiefs that focuses on the latest trends that are shaping the function, including innovation and the technological developments.

Professional Purchasing

Published since 1972 by the American Purchasing Society for members only, Professional Purchasing is a monthly magazine that includes reviews of the economy, price indexes, business related news, and tips on purchasing.

Suppy and Demand Chain Executive

For the C-level/line-of-business executive, Supply and Demand Chain Executive is an open access source that covers the entire global supply chain. It focuses on return on investment, professional development, and change management.

Supply Chain 24/7

Supply Chain 24/7 is an online business resource for transportation, distribution, logistics, and supply chain professionals. Peerless Media brings together all the latest open access from their flagship publications Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, Supply Chain Management Review, and Material Handling Product News.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is an open access newsletter that reviews hundreds of news articles, research reports, and analyst opinions to identify the information and news that is most valuable to you.

Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

As stated on its website, the Supply Chain Management: An International Journal covers aspects of marketing, logistics and information technology, economics, management and organizational behavior related to the operation of supply chains in all sectors.

Supply Chain Management Review

Supply Chain Management Review features contributions from business school professors, supply chain management practitioners, and industry analysts. Topics include sourcing and procurement, software and technology, transportation and logistics, and supply chain education.

Supply Chain Quarterly

Supply Chain Quarterly is the official magazine of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and provides articles about current supply chain hot topics ranging from warehousing to offshore sourcing management.

Supply Management

Supply Management is the official publication of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. It is published monthly and features the latest news, view and analysis for procurement and supply chain professionals worldwide.


For additional procurement-focused resource lists that cover associations, websites, networks, communities, and thought leadership blogs, please see and explore the Procurement Profession section.

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