2nd Vice President's Message

Greetings Everyone,


Still buzzing from our Halloween sugar rush, the ISM-Philadelphia board of directors is excited to announce the launch of its Emerging Professionals Group (EPG). Created to support Supply Management education and skills development of students and those who have recently entered the workforce, the EPG has been spearheaded by Board Director Tom Moiani...Read More

Supplier Spotlight

Welcome to ISM-Philadelphia

One of the nation’s largest and most active ISM affiliates!

ISM-Philadelphia has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Philadelphia area since 1915. The local association is a not-for-profit professional educational association, affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply management professionals. Read more...

Latest News

ISM Affliate & Local Supply Chain Organization
Calendar of Events...Read More

SM 2015 Annual Conference
Register early and save $300, or better yet, a chance to win a grand prize...Read more
For more information about the conference, click here

Speakers Bureau
Interested in different topics about supply chain management presented by ISM-Philly members? Click here

Harvey P. Sommerer Scholarship
The Harvey P Sommerer Memorial Scholarship will provide a $1,000 scholarship to assist a College/University student who is pursuing a Supply Management or related undergraduate or graduate degree...Read More


Monthly Director's Blog

Procurement and XXXXXX; Friend or Foe:  A treatise on the use of Customer Service and Communication skills in Indirect Strategic Sourcing in 3 parts.
By Jim Moran. Member of the Board of Directors, ISM Philadelphia and Strategic Sourcing Manager (Indirect) for Ricoh Americas Corporation.

Part 3 of 3: 
Negotiation and Implementation

As outlined over the last two months, we are in the process of sourcing a global expatriate relocation provider...Read More


Welcome New Members!

Corey Martire, World Crown Mobility 
Kenneth Chan,
Derek Dalmolin
Gerald Corrigan
Joseph Moran
Scott Lambrecht
Maureen Cruice

Economic Indicators

October '14 PMITM at 59%

October '14 NMITM at 57.1%

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EPG Program

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Procurement Articles

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Recent Job Postings

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ISM-Philly Poll

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