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

August

05

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Revolutionizing Sustainable Procurement: Data-Driven Supply Chain Solutions

Join us for an exclusive webinar as we unveil the groundbreaking alliance between ISM and Kloopify, a leader in sustainable procurement technology. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the evolution of supply chain management, combining ISM's industry expertise with Kloopify's cutting-edge data analytics platform.

 

In this 60-minute session, you'll discover:

    • The vision behind the ISM-Kloopify alliance and its potential to transform sustainable procurement practices.
    • How Kloopify's data-driven solutions complement ISM's best practices and standards.
    • Real-world case studies showcasing the impact of this integrated approach on supply chain sustainability and efficiency.
    • Practical strategies for implementing these innovative tools in your organization.
    • The future of sustainable procurement and how this alliance will shape industry trends.

 

Exclusive Offer: The first 5 attendees to sign up for a pilot of Kloopify will receive the pilot for free!

 

Kloopify’s leader will share insights, answer your questions, and provide a live demonstration of the integrated solution.

 

Whether you're a procurement professional, sustainability officer, or supply chain manager, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools to drive meaningful change in your organization's procurement practices.

Anytime

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

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

July 16, 2024
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ISM Annual Membership Vote

Cast your ballot for the next members of the ISM Board of Directors.

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Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Notice is given that the Institute for Supply Management, Inc. (ISM) Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 5, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. PDT at the Archer Hotel Napa in Napa, CA, USA. At any meeting of the members, every eligible member may vote either in person or by proxy. Each such proxy should be files electronically with the Secretary before or at the time of the meeting.

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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.

Become A Member

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.