Logistics and Transportation Group

Mission/Purpose:

Mission
Provide, for ISM membership, networking opportunities, educational programs, and a forum for professional interaction in the fields of Logistics and Transportation for Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals.
Vision
To become the leader within ISM for the development and education of Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement, and Supply Management professionals in Logistics and Transportation subject matter expertise.

General Information:

ISM Logistics and Transportation Group Objectives
1. Become more confident of our abilities by interacting with other like-minded Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals with special interests in Logistics and Transportation.
2. Support efforts to improve the stature of Logistics and Transportation functions for Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals in business and industry, public sector, not-for profit, and academic organizations.
3. Interact with other Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals for coaching, mentoring and continuing education opportunities in Logistics and Transportation.
4. Assist Group and other ISM members with career resources, employment opportunities and skill sets development in Logistics and Transportation.
5. Increase and promote the awareness of Logistics and Transportation within the ISM for Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals.
6. Promote Logistics and Transportation professional and management development programs for professionals engaged in the functions of Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management by conducting: seminars, workshops, conferences and/or webnairs.
7. Co-sponsor educational programs and events with ISM, ISM Affiliates, other ISM Groups and Forums, Colleges and Universities and other Logistics and Transportation Professional Organizations/Societies for application to Acquisition, Contracting, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management professionals.

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