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Our annual risk-, agility- and transparency-themed issue explores the topics from various viewpoints. Features delve into how hospital supply chains are creating value and opportunities that go beyond cost savings, the changes influencing the global shipping industry, and how transparency and agility can aid in successful sourcing and risk mitigation for local Super Bowl vendors. Additionally, learn how Jaguar Land Rover used transparency, consistency and collaboration to manage chip shortages

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Inside Supply Management Magazine

Outcomes Matter.  ISM News Can Help.

Inside Supply Management® is a leading publication for those within the procurement/sourcing and supply chain profession. Our magazine covers essential news, innovative trends, ISM Report On Business® coverage, research analysis, leadership profiles, career strategies and much more.

Our digital magazine is an exclusive benefit for ISM members, delivering important knowledge and information that are critical to your success. The magazine goes in-depth on topics and personal stories about the professional community and the trends impacting them. We publish the magazine 6 times per year in both print and digital.

Our e-newsletter is open to the entire professional community. It is delivered every week focusing on hot topics, new research releases and immediate updates to keep supply management professionals informed. Subscribe to get updates below.


Most Recent Articles

  • When It Comes to ESG Risk, Supply Chain Visibility is Key

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    Sue Doerfler

Popular Articles

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The Monthly Metric: Addressed Spend as a Percent of Sourceable Spend

Dan Zeiger
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A Novel Approach to Managing Indirect Spend

Frank Palmer, Tom Rapp, Dan Belz, Bob Tevelson, Tyler Vigen

In The Current Issue

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    ‘The Freight Party is Over’

    Dan Zeiger
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    Constantly Calling Audibles

    Melanie Stern
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    A Powerful ‘Voice’ to Drive Supply Assurance

    Heiko Gierhardt, Ph.D., Florian Burgdorf, Ph.D., Wolfgang Schnellbächer, Ph.D., Matt Crawford, Lena Edig

Must Reads From All Issues

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How to Confidently Deal with ‘SaaSy’ Startups

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Firefighting and Frayed Nerves

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Stagnation on the Seas: Ocean Freight Demand Falls

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COVID-19 ‘Changed the World,’ So Employers Flex for Options

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2023 Editorial Calendar

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ISM® Board of Directors


Kristopher Pinnow, CPSM

Collins Aerospace
A United Technologies Company


Norbert Dean, CPSM
Vice Chair

Carnival Cruise Line

Thomas W. Derry


Camille Batiste, CPSM, C.P.M.
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Kimberly DeWitt, CPSM
CF Industries


Miguel Gonzalez

Michelle Hawkins, PMP
Charter Communications


Joe Matthews

GENTEX Corporation


Hemant Porwal, CPSM
WESCO Distribution, Inc.

Stacey Taylor
TriMark USA


Judy Whipple, Ph. D.

Michigan State University

Jeffrey P. Wincel, MBA, D.Min.
NXP Semiconductors

Susanna Zhu
Bath and Body Works

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