Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management is an examining and professional body since 2005 and was formally incorporated under the Companies And Allied Matters Act, 1990 as the Corporate Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management with Corporate Affairs Commission as a company Limited by Guarantee.
Later the Institute presented her Bill for Chartered-ship in Fourth Republic, 8th National Assembly Second Session No. 8, House of Representative, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Order Paper Wednesday 20, July, 2016. Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management ( Establishment) Bill, 720, 2016 – Segun Alexander Adekola.
The Institute is also approved by Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria, as a professional and examining body to regulate the training and dedicated to the practicing of warehousing, stores, and materials management as an aspect of supply chain management within the membership framework throughout Nigeria.