Industry Affiliations

The CEP Group continues to expand its development through membership in Postal, Logistics and eCommerce  organizations worldwide. As we grow these affiliations you can find out more about them here.

Current Industry Affiliations

International Mailers Advisory Group, IMAG

The International Mailers Advisory Group’s core mission is to address barriers to the efficient flow of information and goods across borders for companies utilizing postal services. 

IMAG was founded in 1997 and, since then, has become the premier representative of the U.S. international mailing sector. IMAG represents a diverse community of marketers, vendors and international mailing organizations. the CEP Group is a member of IMAG –

Northern Virginia Metro Postal Customer Council

NOVA Postal Customer Council is a U.S. Postal Service sponsored, not-for-profit membership organization serving the local mailing industry since 2007

Membership is open to all business mailers and representatives of the mailing industry. Members gain access to USPS sponsored information as well as discounts on PCC events and training courses – http://Home – Northern Virginia Metro Postal Customer Council (

Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART)

CART is Advancing Retail by connecting the industry to innovation. Retailers, wholesalers and brands utilize CART to find, research and connect with solutions appropriate for their businesses.

Solution providers use CART as a go-to-market tool that connects them directly to their target retail audience, all the way into the brick and mortar store itself. CART has unparalleled insight into what’s next in retail and shares this information regularly through multiple channels –

SSRN Transportation Research Network

SSRN, formerly known as Social Science Research Network, is an online preprint community specializing primarily in social sciences, including economics, law, corporate governance, and humanities. SSRN is instrumental as a starting point for early-stage research, prior to publication.

the CEP Group, as a member, has access to the complete library, with a focus on the Transportation and Logistics research – TransportRN :: SSRN

Reverse Logistics Association

The Reverse Logistics Association promotes best practices related to reverse logistics. RLA is a member-driven, global trade association for the returns and reverse industry.

The RLA offers information, research, solutions, and facilitates networking introductions for manufacturers, retail companies, and third-party providers. Their mission is to educate and inform reverse logistics professionals globally and be the voice of the reverse industry — Reverse Logistics Association (