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Inside Supply Management Magazine

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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

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    Sue Doerfler

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Fulfilling Future Needs

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    An Ever-Evolving Journey

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A Sustainable Pay Structure


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JI_: A Potentially Shattering Transformation


Holiday-Related Retail Imports Expected to Be Strong, and So Are Logistics Challenges

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2021 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
The Hershey Company

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