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February 2003, Vol. 15, No. 2

  • In This Issue Members Only Content

    NewsLine will now be delivered by e-mail beginning with this issue. This change is being made to increase the velocity of communication between National and its affiliates. Each issue will be sent to your inbox as a PDF file that will also be available on the ISM Web site ( You need Adobe Acrobat to view documents in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat can be downloaded for free at

  • Affiliate Support Members Only Content

    Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of March and April 2003. For seminar details, please refer to inserts published in Inside Supply Management™; call the ISM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the ISM Web site ( and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.

  • Technology Members Only Content

    The Glossary of Key Supply Management Terms is a significantly updated, expanded revision and replacement for ISM's former Glossary of Key Purchasing Terms. The enhancements in this edition were made to keep pace with the rapidly evolving field of supply management. In addition, terms used in the latest specifications for the C.P.M. and A.P.P. Examinations have been incorporated.

  • C.P.M. and A.P.P. News Members Only Content

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    Discover the power of supply management during the 36th Annual Supply Management Program sponsored by ISM. Find out where value hides and how you can transform it into dollars for your organization. This comprehensive program provides a framework to build a strong supply team. With a focus on you and your strategic implications, the stellar faculty brings insights and expertise that are second to none. Call today and reserve your place in this vital and dynamic program held March 24-28, 2003, in Tempe, Arizona. For added value, this program offers 36.75 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) that you can apply toward your recertification or reaccreditation efforts. See for more information.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    ISM Headquarters will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2003, in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 18.