ISM To Hold 64th Annual Southwest Supply Management Conference

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- The Institute of Supply Management’s Southwest Forum presents its Strength of Networking … Power of Knowledge 64th annual Southwest Supply Management Conference in San Antonio, TX. Scheduled to be held from Sept. 29-Oct. 1, this year’s event will include five educational tracks: Supply Chain Skill Sets for the Next Millennium, and Creating Best of Class Supply Chain Efficiency Within Your Organization Strategic Cost Analysis, Next Level Cost Management Practices, and Best of Class Negotiation Practices Within the Supply Chain Contract Administration Best Practices and World-Class Risk Mitigation Practices Effective Public Procurement Strategies Savvy Solutions and Cost Savings for Transportation and Logistics Within the Supply Chain Since the Logistics and Transportation Group will be a co-sponsor this year, we have our own dedicated Track 5 – Savvy Solutions and Cost Savings for Transportation and Logistics Within the Supply Chain with five unique sessions: Session A The Case for Barcoding Everything: Supply Management Leads the Way Ron Grossman, PMC, PCMH, CICSM Session B The Untapped Inbound Logistics Goldmine: Making the Case for Identifying Opportunities and Cost Savings: Part I Tom Tanel C.

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- The Institute of Supply Management’s Southwest Forum presents its Strength of Networking … Power of Knowledge 64th annual Southwest Supply Management Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Scheduled to be held from Sept. 29-Oct. 1, this year’s event will include five educational tracks:

  • Supply Chain Skill Sets for the Next Millennium, and Creating Best of Class Supply Chain Efficiency Within Your Organization
  • Strategic Cost Analysis, Next Level Cost Management Practices, and Best of Class Negotiation Practices Within the Supply Chain
  • Contract Administration Best Practices and World-Class Risk Mitigation Practices
  • Effective Public Procurement Strategies
  • Savvy Solutions and Cost Savings for Transportation and Logistics Within the Supply Chain

Since the Logistics and Transportation Group will be a co-sponsor this year, we have our own dedicated Track 5 – Savvy Solutions and Cost Savings for Transportation and Logistics Within the Supply Chain with five unique sessions:

Session A
The Case for Barcoding Everything: Supply Management Leads the Way
Ron Grossman, PMC, PCMH, CICSM

Session B
The Untapped Inbound Logistics Goldmine: Making the Case for Identifying Opportunities and Cost Savings: Part I
Tom Tanel C.P.M., CTL, CCA, CISCM
Ron Grossman, PMC, PCMH, CISCM

Session C
Alliance Management (a.k.a. Supplier Relationship Management)
Bob Engel, C.P.M.

Session D
Five of the Best Supply Management Practices in Use Today
Mike Babineaux, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P.

Session E
The Untapped Inbound Logistics Goldmine: Making the Case for Identifying Opportunities and Cost Savings: Part II
Tom Tanel C.P.M., CTL, CCA, CISCM
Ron Grossman, PMC, PCMH, CISCM

Registration for ISM members is $349. Registration for non-members and students is $449, and $150, respectively.

For more information, click on the following links:

1. Conference Brochure: http://www.ism.ws/2287
2. Conference Registration. Form: http://www.ism.ws/2288

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