Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices

FOR RELEASE: July 29, 2014

Apply Today for Excellence in Supply Management Awards

(Tempe, Ariz) July 29, 2014 — There is still time to share your procurement and supply chain organization's success. The 10th Annual Institute for Supply Management® — Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management is open for submissions. The annual competition is designed to further the understanding and importance of supply management by recognizing supply management organizations that demonstrate innovation, leadership and best supply management practices. Entries are due August 22, 2014.

"Each year we recognize outstanding achievements in the supply management profession," says ISM® CEO, Thomas W. Derry. "It's an excellent opportunity to showcase procurement and supply chain teams that have made a significant impact on the operation of their company."

For the 2015 awards, the project/initiative must have been completed and/or implemented and have measureable outcomes between October 1, 2011 through August 22, 2014. Multiple unique entries are welcome in one or more of the five categories: process, people, transformation of the organization, technology and sustainability. For more information, and to submit a nomination, visit www.ism.ws/4214.

Winners will be notified January 2015 and will be honored at an awards dinner during ISM's Annual Conference May 3-6, 2015, in Phoenix. Representatives from the winning companies will detail their projects in sessions at the Conference.

About ISM

Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD®) certifications.


Media Contact

Cathy Olague | colague@ism.ws
Director of Marketing
Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®)
(U.S. only) 800/888-6276, extension 3117
(International) +1 480/752-6276, extension 3117


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