1st Vice President's Message

Dear ISM-Philly Members,

Our new board has been busy this summer putting together a series of upcoming events for our chapter this year.  Our networking committee has been active in organizing socials in various locations throughout the Delaware Valley, offering our members a venue to meet on an informal basis in a relaxed atmosphere.  We’ve included facility tours at member facilities for our dinner meeting venues that will include engaging speakers that will discuss appropriate supply chain and purchasing topics of interest...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-Philly First Black-tie Gala Event

ISM-Philly Green Procurement Seminar - EXTENDED EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Missed the Ealry Bird Special? No worries, it's has been EXTENED...Read more

SM 2015 Annual Conference
Register early and save $300, or better yet, a chance to win a grand prize...Read more

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!

Gamal Dopwell, BDP International
Marilyn Gonzalez, AgustaWestland Corporation
Jennifer Sheriff, Lincoln Financial Group
Corey Martire, World Crown Mobility 

Economic Indicators

September '14 PMITM at 56.6%

September '14 NMITM at 58.6%

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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

ISM-Philadelphia is interested in understanding which Social Media tool you prefer to use.