President's Message

Hello Everyone;

It’s the start of the holiday season, and about the mid-point of my tenure as your President.  So now is a good time to start off and say “Thank You” for what we have accomplished, and ask for your support in our future mutual endeavors in what we still have to do to make ISM-Philadelphia the premier value-added Supply Management partner, for you, your company and our tri-state community.. .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

Corporate Social Responsibility and sourcing for e-Scrap end of life processing in the US:  

By Jim Moran. Member of the Board of Directors, ISM Philadelphia and Strategic Sourcing Manager (Indirect) for Ricoh Americas Corporation.

Management Issue:
As indicated by the title above, this month we will focus on sourcing for an electronic scrap processor. Did you know that under US law, manufacturers are liable for the harmful effects their manufactured technology equipment can cause if improperly disposed of in landfills? .Read More


Welcome New Members!

Kenneth Chan, Asplundh Tree Expert          Matt Ridilla, Drexel University
Derek Dalmolin, Arizona State University     Apostplos Tsilikas, Drexel University
Joseph Moran, Asplundh Tree Expert          Fitim Ajvazi, Drexel University
Scott Lambrecht, Asplundh Tree Expert      Darrien Higgins, Drexel University
Maureen Cruice, Asplundh Tree Expert       Katherine Gordon, Drexel University
Maureen LcLarnon, Dechert LLP                  Kevin Quigley, Temple University
Leon Supplee, Almac Clinical Services        Sabrina Ahmed, Drexel University
Ian Langella, Shippensburg University         Todd Keiser, Drexel University
Dr. Neha Mittal, Temple University                 Edlyn Gonzales, Temple University
Misty Blessey, Temple University                  Drew Side, Drexel University
Brian Mason, Temple University                    Matthew Matwiejczyk, Drexel University
Conor McNamara, Drexel University             Silvana Dell, Temple University
Sharon Wambui, Drexel University                David Gefen, Drexel University
Wenjing Shen, Drexel University                    Christian Sickout, Temple University
Matthew O'Reilly, Temple University              Erick Lane, Shippensburg University
George Becker, Temple University                 Frank Juhasz, Temple University
Steven Brady, Temple University                    Sean Archer, Temple University
Trong Nguyen, Temple University                  Amna Alamgir, Temple University  
Pauline Lao, Temple University                       Phuong Nguyen, Temple University  
Michael Hyman, Temple University                  Selina Johne, Temple University  
Joshua Murray, Temple University                  Eric Attner, Temple University  

Economic Indicators

November '14 PMITM at 58.7%

November '14 NMITM at 59.3%

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