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September 2023 Services ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the services sector expanded in September for the ninth consecutive month as the Services PMI® registered 53.6 percent, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®. The sector has grown in 39 of the last 40 months, with the lone contraction in December 2022.

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Supply Management News & Reports

Your Supply Chain Isn’t Ready for the Next War

September 12, 2023

In a new era of ‘competition between democracies and autocracies’ — one stamped by dramatic changes in geopolitics, technology, economics and environment — the complexity and consequences of military conflicts will greatly increase.

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Being certified by ISM, whether it's a CPSM or CPSD, is one of the most important decisions you will make.

Those four letters after your name carry a lot of weight in the global supply management field because ISM certification has been respected as the foundational benchmark by the profession for nearly 40 years.

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  • October



    In today's fast-paced business environment, supply chain operations are continuously under pressure. This often results in bottlenecks that are both, costly and time-consuming, leading to missed opportunities for valuable business growth.

    Join two leading supply chain organizations: Wesco - ISM Supply Chain Trailblazer Award Recipient 2023, and Intel - the largest global manufacturer of CPUs and semiconductors, to hear how they work in collaboration with UiPath to achieve tangible business outcomes through Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence at scale. Learn how to transform HTS Classification, speed up data sharing across borders, reduce transaction costs and more.

    Sponsored by UiPath - ISM membership is not required to attend – all are welcome.

  • October



    Negotiation skills not only influence individual purchases, but also business relationships. It is an exploratory and communication process that identifies interests, walkaway alternatives and options. This course will hone your negotiation skills and build a foundation of knowledge enabling you to provide the best outcome for your organization.

    Greg DeSimone, C.P.M.
  • Oct-Nov



    Get prepared for the Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management exam with ISM's Guided Learning course. Designed with today's busy professional in mind, this comprehensive, self-paced course will provide a deep understanding of core supply management competencies and set you up for success on the exam.

  • October



    ISM’s Women's Supply Management Community is hosting an interactive webinar session with James Madison of On Purpose Life, LLC to help our community identify and activate their purpose. In today’s crazy and challenging world, we have all been given the opportunity to determine what matters most in life. Living a life of Purpose gives meaning to what we do and who we are becoming for greater significance. In this engaging and thought-provoking experience, James Madison will illustrate the importance of leveraging your Purpose to guide your choices for greater joy and overall life fulfilment. You will create your own WHY statement and walk away with much more clarity about how to pursue your wildest dreams!

    Learning Objectives:

    • You will recognize the importance of leveraging your Purpose to guide life choices for greater satisfaction and overall fulfillment.
    • You will discover the tree elements that define your Purpose and lead to increased joy.
    • You develop your Purpose/Why statement to guide your life.
    • You will learn how to live In Purpose On Purpose with Passion
  • October



    Enjoy the perfect blend of work and play over the course of this two-and-a-half-day event.

    This year’s session topics include:
    • “The Basics” - Productivity & operational excellence
    • Technology
    • Resilience
    • Talent & organizational transformation
    • Regulatory

    All attendees must be executive level procurement or supply chain leaders, VP, EVP, or CPO level of companies with $500M+ in revenue.

    Litchfield Park, AZ

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