Institute for Supply Management

Rapidly Changing Skills and Requirements in Procurement- Consider Attending ISM 2017

Included in our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains (Available for complimentary downloading in our Supply Chain Matters Research Center), there are two specific predictions that will directly impact various industry supply chain sourcing and procurement professionals in the coming months. We predict that the role of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) will […] and ISM Honor This Year’s Complement of 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars

In several ongoing editorial commentaries, Supply Chain Matters, has amplified the growing talent gaps that are today impacting multiple industry supply chains. As more baby boomers reach retirement age, supply chain and procurement executives are looking with trepidation at a looming talent gap. The industry needs an influx of fresh faces. To help in this […]

Opportunity to Consider Attending the ISM 2017 Conference

Supply Chain Matters would like to call attention among our procurement focused reader audience to the annual 2017 conference of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).  The upcoming ISM 2017 conference will be held May 21-24, 2017 at the Disney Coronado Resort in Orlando Florida. What caught our interest was that one of the featured […]

Снабженцы: первооткрыватели и флюгер мировой экономики

Участвовал недавно в извечном споре сбытовиков со снабженцами. Одни говорили, не будь нас, не было бы у компании прибыли (КОМУ и по КАКОЙ ЦЕНЕ продавать), снабженцы отвечали им тем же (ЧТО и с КАКОЙ РЕНТАБЕЛЬНОСТЬЮ продавать). О роли продажников и…