Executive Board's


This year has flown by and is literally in wind!  It is the end of August and I just came back from a short summer vacation up in the Pocono Mountains.  My brother and I went to Pocono Raceway, otherwise known as the “Tricky Triangle”.  It was amazing to see the race cars going by at 155MPH as people were doing the racing experience.  It was great to see with no crowds and a free track tour!  The noise of the race car engines will literally make your heart “thump”..Read More...



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 & Annoucements

New Corporate Sponsorship Program

Attention fellow members! Your Vendor Relations Committee is launching a new Corporate Sponsorship Program, providing vendors many ways to connect and engage with our members. Options include Dinner Meeting sponsors and Monthly Networking Event sponsors, plus Premium Video-Dinner Sponsorships on our ISM-Philadelphia training videos. To learn more about our Corporate Sponsor Program, contact Allen Riddick or click here for more information.

Supply Management Certificate Program - Penn State Abington

Philadelphia Institute of Supply Management® affiliate members get a 10% discount. Starting Fall 2016! - CLICK HERE for more information.

Director's Blog: 

As the summer begins to wind down and fall approaches, ISM Philadelphia hopes all of our members and supply chain affiliates have had a great summer.  We look forward to an exciting fall as we get set for a fantastic year full of educational topics, events, networking and keynote speakers.  During this summer, ISM Philadelphia Board has spent many hours preparing this year program agenda.  Here what’s up and coming…

On Sept 13, 2016 at the Brickhouse Tavern and Tap, ISM-Philadelphia will be having its monthly network after work event.  It will be an exciting time filled with horderves, drinks and of course great conversation.  We also look forward to seeing you at the Mini-Mega Networking: Meet Young Professionals event.  The Mini-Mega Networking will be on October 6th, 2016 at the Manayunk Brewing Company from 5:00 – 8:00pm.  It will focus on how to network successfully and will be cosponsored by the following organizations:

American Production & Inventory Control Society - Philadelphia Area Network Chapter (PAN-APICS)
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
The Traffic Club  (TCP)
Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) 

Welcome New Members!

  • Michael O'BrienRowan Student
  • John J. Ferry
  • Joseph Sean Moran, Asplundh Tree Expert Company
  • Donna Fedorka, Kane Warehousing, Inc.
  • Dawn Lo, Kane Warehousing, Inc.
  • Irene Marnell, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Economic Indicators

August '16 PMITMat 49.4%

August '16 NMITM at 51.4%

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EPG Program

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Procurement Articles

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ISM-Philly Poll

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