ISM-San Diego, Inc.

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

San Diego's Leading Supply Chain Management Organization

Welcome to the new ISM—San Diego website - designed to better support our members and add value to your professional and personal development.  You will find access to all your ISM benefits which are now seamlessly integrated with the ISM Global organization.

Both ISM—San Diego and ISM Global are offering a mix of seminars and training events using both virtual and in-person approaches. ISM—San Diego uses Zoom for all its virtual events which can be accessed from any device at any location and archived for viewing at a later time.

Please bookmark this new site and return often for upcoming events, news, research, and member resources.

Upcoming Events

December

07

2023

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Optimizing Your Shoring Strategy

Over the last few years, manufacturers have considered making significant changes to their network footprints in response to global disruptions and an uncertain geopolitical landscape. While some companies are starting to put those plans into action, many are still evaluating whether and how to change their manufacturing locations.

Register to join us in this interactive webinar where we will explore

  • Trends in nearshoring and reshoring
  • Considerations for leading companies when deciding on shoring strategy changes
  • Credits and incentives that can help fund strategic investments
  • A practical framework to help your company optimize its shoring strategy
Online

January

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

April

04

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

Welcome from the President

On behalf of the ISM—San Diego Board, welcome and thank you for visiting our new website!

ISM—San Diego is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers, focused on education, professional development, and networking for those in sourcing and supply chain. Our chapter has monthly professional development meetings where we discuss topics relevant to today’s professionals along with networking opportunities.

On this website, explore the educational and event offerings as the topics are directly related to the work done in our industry every day. There is probably one coming up soon!

If you’re interested in earning CPSM® certification, ISM Global offers courses to assist you in achieving your goal. CPSM® certification is a great tool to have for those just starting a career and for those looking to move up to the next level.

If you’re not a member of ISM—San Diego, please join us. Consider this a personal invitation to become a member, as membership offers many benefits at the local and global levels to help you advance in your career and attain leadership positions within the industry.

If you need more information, please reach out to me or any member of the Board.  We look forward to seeing you online or in person at upcoming events.

Kent Payne, CPSM
President, ISM—San Diego, Inc.

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Supply Management News & Reports

Recovering Value in Reverse Logistics

November 15, 2023
Articles

With the busiest time of year for returns starting soon, it’s critical for retailers to find monetization opportunities while retaining customer loyalty. 

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