Member Tools & Templates
ISM Members gain exclusive access to industry tools, templates, and information to help manage the day-to-day responsibilities of your career.
This benifit is a member-exclusive template that helps supply management professionals calculate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Total Cost of Ownership is a very broad set of costs that factor into supply management. But there are often items that can be overlooked.
This template provides additional guidance on cost items that can be factored into your model and will provide a stronger return on investment outcome.
This benefit includes member-exclusive research which identifies ways organizations can adapt to major changes within the supply chain industry to capitalize on opportunities.
Learn about some of the major shifts that corporations will need to make including, embracing technological advancements, adjusting to modern labor models, and allowing employees space to be creative and innovative within their work.
As an ISM member benefit, you have exclusive access to tools and resources around ISM’s research, including the COVID-19 Round 4 Research Release Presentation deck and the COVID-19 Round 4 Research Report.
Use the presentation deck below to tell the story within your organization about the impacts the pandemic has had on the supply chain. It includes graphs and charts covering the latest pandemic research conducted by ISM.
This benefit will help you better understand how to gain greater visibility through supplier mapping and explore why supply network mapping needs to be a part of your organization's risk mitigation strategy.
Following the COVID-19 outbreak in China, 70 percent of organizations were still in data collection and assessment mode, manually trying to identify which of their suppliers had a site in the specific locked-down regions of China. The disruption was significant and far-reaching. In contrast, those companies that invested in mapping their supply networks emerged relatively unscathed. Learn more about how you can improve your resilience for the next supply chain disruption.
This benefit is an exclusive member-only webinar covering the most recent research conducted by ISM around COVID-19 and the impacts to supply chains. Join ISM CEO Thomas Derry as he shares the data and discusses the impacts, and reveals what may lie ahead based on respondent feedback.
This is an exclusive article focused on an auto industry case study providing insights and strategies in creating a more sustainable supply chain.
This case study article first explores the too-often practice of supply management leaders having to consider sustainability as a cost of doing business or a trade-off for business. It continues to dig into the opportunity for integration: allowing sustainability and technology to work side by side, as enablers of integrated supply chains and a focal point for change management.
Master Agreement for Purchase Orders
This template envisions an ongoing relationship between the purchasing entity and the supplier in which this document forms the basis for their agreement, establishing the type or types of goods to be purchased over the term of the agreement and their price.
NEW! Resilinc helps companies re-imagine supply chain risk. Exclusive for ISM members, Resilinc is offering its EventWatch weekly email subscription for free. Each week receive timely information and updates on events that may impact your supply chain, all delivered via an easy-to-read and convenient weekly email. Through EventWatch, supply chain pros can gain greater visibility into potential supply chain disruptions and work to mitigate risk faster.
ProPurchaser analyzes marketplace prices and trends to provide supply management professionals personalized, up-to-the-minute information that can be used in the negotiation process to maximize the value of money spent on goods & services. Members receive a free 60-day trial.
TriSearch, an international full-service talent acquisition company, offers a member-only discount on an array of career transition services including: career coaching, LinkedIn assessments, job search strategy, leadership skills development, and more. Career transition services are customized, individually focused, flexible and enable employees to land faster in a new job. Members receive a free 15-minute consultation.