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In this issue, delve into a risk-and-reward theme with the cover article, “An Overdue Audible on Risk,” about how procurement organizations are developing a new playbook to manage risk.Additionally, learn considerations for assessing whether reshoring or nearshoring could be options for your company, and how, with the heightened emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) across companies, executive compensation is increasingly being linked to the success of such initiatives. Also, read about how warehouses are becoming “smarter” in their quest to mitigate risk.

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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.

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Most Recent Articles

  • The Monthly Metric: Time to Ship

    Dan Zeiger
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    George J. Newton
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    Sue Doerfler

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In The Current Issue

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    A Sustainable Pay Structure

    Sue Doerfler
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    Making ‘Made in the USA’ a Competitive Advantage

    John Perez, CPSM, CPSD
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    The Smart Approach

    Sue Doerfler

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‘Peak Season’ Has Been Here for Months


ISM World 2021: The New Realities of Workforces (and Workplaces)


Robotics Technology Taking Over Materials Handling


The Monthly Metric: Days Payable Outstanding

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ISM® Board of Directors

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

George Chang
GE Aviation

Norbert Dean, CPSM
Carnival Cruise Line

Thomas W. Derry

Kimberly DeWitt, CPSM
CF Industries


Miguel Gonzalez

Michelle Hawkins, PMP
Charter Communications

Howard Levy
Zimmer Biomet

Hemant Porwal, CPSM
WESCO Distribution, Inc.

Kristopher Pinnow, CPSM
Collins Aerospace
A United Technologies Company

Stacey Taylor
TriMark USA

Jeffrey P. Wincel, MBA, D.Min.

Susanna Zhu
The Hershey Company

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