ISM-Charlotte, Inc.

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

Charlotte's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

Welcome to the new and enhanced ISM—Charlotte chapter website. 

ISM—Charlotte has served Procurement and Materials management professionals and organizations in North and South Carolina for the past decade. ISM—Charlotte is a not-for-profit educational association that offers supply chain skills enhancement and career growth opportunities through seminars, workshops, networking, and tours specifically geared toward the ever-changing environment of procurement, materials management, logistics, and planning.

We are excited to launch our new website, designed to better support and increase engagement with our members, organizations, and community. We are confident our new website’s enhanced features will provide easy access to ISM benefits.

Please return often for upcoming events, news, research reports, 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

December

07

2023

Chapter Webinar

ISM-New Jersey Calling All Relationships Series: Tying It All Together for Better Value

Please join us for part 4 in our "Call All Relationships Series" as we will be tying the sessions together for better value in your SRM program.
Sponsor: 020 ISM—Arizona, Inc., 265 ISM—Atlanta, Inc., 060 ISM—Carolinas-Virginia, Inc., 070 ISM—Central Florida, Inc., 065 ISM—Charlotte, 150 ISM—Dallas, Inc., 165 ISM—Denver, Inc., 670 ISM—Eastern Virginia, Inc., 410 ISM—New Jersey, Inc., 530 ISM—Rochester, Inc., 563 ISM—San Fernando Valley, Inc., 605 ISM—South Florida, Inc.
Online
David Johnson, Sheldon Mydat

December

12

2023

Chapter Webinar

ISM-New Jersey The Voice of ERP with special guest Anna McGovern

Join us for our next Voice of ERP with special guest Anna McGovern, Founder and Managing Director, Pondview Consulting, LLC
Sponsor: 020 ISM—Arizona, Inc., 265 ISM—Atlanta, Inc., 060 ISM—Carolinas-Virginia, Inc., 070 ISM—Central Florida, Inc., 065 ISM—Charlotte, 150 ISM—Dallas, Inc., 165 ISM—Denver, Inc., 670 ISM—Eastern Virginia, Inc., 410 ISM—New Jersey, Inc., 530 ISM—Rochester, Inc., 605 ISM—South Florida, Inc.
Online
Sam Gupta, Anna McGovern

Message from the President

On behalf of the ISM—Charlotte Chapter, welcome and thank you for visiting our new and enhanced ISM—Charlotte website!

ISM—Charlotte is a non-profit organization run by cross-industry supply chain volunteer and focused on advanced education, professional development, and networking for everyone. Our chapter has a monthly board of directors and Chapter meetings where we discuss various current topics relevant to providing support to our members and networking opportunities to everyone.

Thank you for joining the ISM—Charlotte chapter. If you are not yet an ISM—Charlotte member, then please consider this a personal invitation to become a member and join us. ISM—Charlotte is a great place to make difference. ISM memberships offer numerous benefits at the local and global levels to help you advance in your career, excel in your current role, and attain desired leadership positions. There are also frequently Board volunteer opportunities available as well.  Please reach out to us to learn more. 

If you are interested in earning CPSM® Certified Professional in Supply Management®, and CPSD™ Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® , ISM offers courses to assist you in achieving your goal. CPSM® and CPSD™ certifications are great tools to have for those just starting a career and for those looking to move up to the next level.

Please keep visiting our new website, we frequently offer educational, networking, and discussion topics with subject matter experts and industry leaders. These opportunities allow each of us to stay up to date on all aspects of the supply chain.

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

Arun Suryawanshi, MBA
President, ISM—Charlotte, NC. USA
ismcharlotteaffiliate@gmail.com

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Supply Management News & Reports

Recovering Value in Reverse Logistics

November 15, 2023
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