Code of Ethics

The purpose of the code of ethics is to state the values to which the Institute is committed to and to establish agreement about our ethical principles and standards of acceptable behavior in the areas of warehousing and Materials Management profession. This code of ethics is applicable to all Members, Associates, Full Members, and Fellows of the Certified Institute of warehousing and Materials Management in Nigeria.


Value Statement

The Certified Institute of warehousing and Materials Management is a non-profit organization consisting of members who are involved in a diverse range of Stores, Warehousing, and Materials Management disciplines.

We aim to be the leading professional Institute for Stores, Warehousing, and Materials Management practitioners in Africa, dedicated to the advancement of the Materials Management profession, through research, promotion, education, and training, and to build strong relationships with other Institutes or Associations in the field of warehousing and Materials Management.


Our conduct as a professional Institute is based on discipline and accuracy and a high standard of professional behavior.

We are committed to preserving and maintaining the integrity of the warehousing and Materials Management profession.
We thrive on change, continually assessing opportunities for our members in a constantly changing business environment.