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Our annual Economy & Supply Chains issue explores expectations for the year ahead. The cover article offers a look at how all the variables impacting the economy make it difficult to predict. Other features highlight talent shortages and labor challenges, the complex balance of managing inventories, and how to take a smart consumption approach to managing indirect spend. 

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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.

 

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    The Inventories Puzzle

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    A Novel Approach to Managing Indirect Spend

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    A Tangled Labor Tug-of-War

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The Most Precious Cargo

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Delivering a Greener Future

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A Skill That is Essential to a Supply Manager’s Toolkit

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Shipping Identity Theft Is a Double-Edged Sword

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Would you like a peek into the future? Download our editorial calendar and view what topics we will be writing about this year. 

* Topics can be subject to change based on member feedback and current topics impacting the profession.

2022 Editorial Calendar

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ISM® Board of Directors

 

Kristopher Pinnow, CPSM
Chair

Collins Aerospace
A United Technologies Company

 

Norbert Dean, CPSM
Vice Chair

Carnival Cruise Line


Thomas W. Derry
ISM

 

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


Kimberly DeWitt, CPSM
CF Industries

 

Miguel Gonzalez
DuPont


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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