ISM-Atlanta, Inc.

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

APRIL 25, 2024 MEETING

YOUR PLAYBOOK FOR THE GEN-AI REVOLUTION A workshop on how to power innovation and impact The AI genie is out of the bottle (and the movie lot) – and it's rewriting the rules of business. Generative AI (GenAI) is no longer science fiction. It's here, with the potential to unlock $2.25 trillion in value creation. But are you ready? Join us for a dynamic and thought-provoking session, led by futurist and strategist Dr. Paul Roehrig, to discover: The hidden history of GenAI's explosive emergence. How early adopters are navigating the speed bumps and accelerants of this revolution. The new business rules of productivity and economics powered by AI. The impact of GenAI on your work and the evolving skillset you'll need to thrive. Actionable strategies and tactics to build your winning GenAI playbook. This is not a theoretical discussion.  Don't miss out! The next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:00 PM at  Perimeter Magianos. Presenter - Ascendion's Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Paul Roehrig

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Atlanta's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

ISM—Atlanta, Inc. is a local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®. ISM—Atlanta is recognized as the leading organization in our area for the support of purchasing and materials management professionalism.

ISM—Atlanta, Inc. is a non-profit organization that focuses on the highest level of excellence in the procurement and supply management professions. Within the Atlanta Chapter, we promote leadership in Ethics, Professionalism, Education, Research, and Networking as our core tenets. In support of these endeavors, our chapter has membership meetings where we discuss topics relevant to today's professionals as well as creating networking opportunities.

 

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

August

22

2024

EVENT
Member Only

ISM Member Meetup and Networking

Space is limited and is available on a first come, first serve basis. 

 

Join us for an exclusive ISM community membership meetup event in the greater area of Boston! Dive into a dynamic evening featuring insights and discussion of trending topics presented by local leaders, and dedicated networking reception. This local event is part of an exciting series of meetups tailored specifically for our community of members.

 

Forge new connections and strengthen existing ones as you engage with fellow ISM members who share your passion for procurement, supply chain, and professional development. This meetup is your opportunity to explore, learn, and thrive within our vibrant community and experience a prominent local organization. Our host for the evening is Blount Fine Foods.

Fall River, MA

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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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Highlights from the President

Welcome!  Thank you for visiting our new website

ISM—Atlanta, Inc. is a non-profit organization that focuses on the highest level of excellence in the procurement and supply management professions.  Within the Atlanta Chapter, we promote leadership in Ethics, Professionalism, Education, Research, and Networking as our core tenets.  In support of these endeavors, our chapter has membership meetings where we discuss topics relevant to today's professionals as well as creating networking opportunities. 

ISM—Atlanta offers certification courses for professionals to earn Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™).  These courses help attendees prepare to pass each section of the exam.  Each certification broadens your competencies in supply management.

Not a member of ISM—Atlanta?  Please join us and please consider this a personal invitation from myself and the board to join as a member.  Becoming a member offers many benefits at the local and global level.  Members can find many options to help become leaders of their careers.

If you are still exploring what ISM is about and what it may mean to you, please join us as a guest to discover for yourself the value of membership.  We'd love to see you on-line or in person!

If you need more information, please contact the office via email at info@ism-atlanta.org or call me directly at 678.640.4230.

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Supply Management News & Reports

Logistics Transformation Targets People and Technologies

June 10, 2024
Articles

Transportation, freight and logistics companies have had to manage myriad disruptions over the past few years, from labor issues, challenges in delivery and supply, the coronavirus pandemic, new technologies, and changing consumer and customer preferences.

At last month’s Supply Chain USA 2024 event in Atlanta, two freight companies talked about transformation in the logistics space.

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