Guidelines for Expert Columnists

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Guidelines for submitting industry expert columns:

  • Topic must pertain to supply chain and logistics. CLICK HERE to download SDCE's digital editorial calendars and learn about upcoming topics.

    • Q&A format will not be accepted, as SDCE does not publish Q&As not conducted by editorial staff.
  • Word count = 800-1,200 words. 
  • Must include headshot of author in high-res jpg format. Can also include (1) high-res jpg image pertaining to content, i.e., product, fleet, plant, etc.
  • Must include author’s full name and title, as well as company name. (Author emails will not publish. Company websites will publish through the company profile page). 
  • Copy must be non-promotional, non-commercial. Any content promoting a company’s products or services will be omitted. This includes hyperlinks back to company websites.     
    • Company websites will be listed in the company page tagged to the column.
  • Editorial staff reserves the right to edit and fact check according to magazine style. Any statistics, facts and/or research must be supported with adequate sourcing.
  • Per magazine policy, Supply & Demand Chain Executive does not insert hyperlinks back to company’s websites, products or services. 
  • Deadline:  Columns are published online on a first-come, first-serve basis, therefore, there is no specific deadline, unless otherwise specified. 
  • You are encouraged to share the link on your website and through your social media channels. Our logo is available for request to post an excerpt on your website or in your e-newsletters. Posting the article on your website or in your e-newsletters without linking back to the article on our site is strictly prohibited and will be subject to copyright infringement. 

Go to to learn more about previous Expert Columnists.

Please submit expert columns to Editor-in-Chief Marina Mayer at

Please note: We receive about  10-12 expert columns a day, so it may take editorial staff a couple of weeks to provide a publish date. Thank you for your patience.