ISM-Wichita, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

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ISM—Wichita, Inc. is a local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®.

With ISM—Wichita you will have the opportunity to network with professionals in your area or region, to develop your leadership potential, to cultivate your communication skills, and to take advantage of unique educational opportunities offered on the local level. Move forward in your career and join supply management professionals around the world who utilize ISM's unique membership benefits. Invest the time and the effort to become the best you can be and confidently enter the future better equipped to face the challenges that await you.

Upcoming Events

June

25

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Aligning, Redefining, and Thriving in the Era of Disruptions

This session will cover positioning your supply chain operations to quickly adjust to the dynamic forces surrounding supply chain, procurement, and logistics. Strategizing through today’s market and economic ups and downs are key to staying competitive – assessing realignment and redefining it.

Online

July

18

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Online
Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil

Anytime

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Complying with a Time-Sensitive Canadian Supply Chain Act

Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labor and Child Labor in Supply Chains Act (S-211) went into effect January 1, 2024. If you sell products into Canada, your company may be required to comply and submit comprehensive supply chain reports by May 31, 2024. Join this interactive webinar with a live Q&A led by international trade and ESG leaders from BDO to build your understanding of what companies are subject to the Act, reporting requirements, and what this could mean for supply chain due diligence requirements in other countries.

Online

Highlights from the President

Hello members and wishing you a happy spring season!

Hope you all are doing well in this second month of the new year. I have just trained myself to write 2024. We are busy planning and preparing for the March training event. Mark your calendar and plan to spend the day with us on March 21st at Wichita State Woolsey Hall, Fidelity Bank Ballroom.


Join us early for networking and breakfast and a day filled with presentation relevant for today supply chain needs and interests for the future.


Registration information will be out soon. Please register quickly so we can get an accurate count to accommodate.


I am looking forward to seeing you there.

 

We are always looking for volunteers to join our Board of Directors and if you are interested or know of someone, please Contact Us.

Dane Dillon, MBA, DTM
ISM—Wichita, President

Please visit Chapter News for the full President's Message and Newsletters.

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Supply Management News & Reports

AI Integration: Need, Want or Hype?

May 01, 2024
Articles

Artificial intelligence has come to industries and supply chains, but how companies implement the technology will be the difference between value generation versus using it ‘for the sake of using it.’

 

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Join ISM

Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Coming Soon! ISM Member Online Community

ISM members will soon have a chance to access a new online community. This is another way members can connect, network, ask questions and share best practices to help them in their careers and strengthen the profession. Members will also have the opportunity to access the latest news, participate in polls and surveys, and more.

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Join the Report On Business®  Survey Panel

ISM®'s Manufacturing, Services, and Hospital Report On Business® gather data monthly through surveys of supply management professionals participating in the Business Survey Committee.

Participation in the survey panel provides many benefits:

  • Receive a copy of the just-released Report On Business® graphical data
  • Directly see how your contribution affects the markets each month
  • Earn Continuing Education Hours

Click the link below to submit your information and someone will reach out to connect for a quick virtual call!

Join the Survey Panel

What Is Supply Chain Management?

This Simplilearn video provides a summary of Supply Chain Management to offer a general understanding the field.