FOR RELEASE: August 27, 2004
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(TEMPE, Ariz.) — The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) recently announced new officers of its Logistics and Transportation Group. The common-interest group is comprised of ISM members throughout the United States who are responsible for buying transportation or logistics services.
"We provide members a forum for professional interaction, networking opportunities, and educational programs in the fields of logistics and transportation," says newly elected Chair Gregory E. Bunn, C.P.M., CPIM. Bunn is senior commodity manager for KeyMRO of America in Cincinnati. The Group's other officers include: 1st Vice Chair - Michael A. Regan, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, Tranzact Technologies, Inc. in Elmhurst, Illinois; 2nd Vice Chair - Thomas L. Tanel, C.P.M., CTL, CCA, president, chief executive officer and founding principal, CATTAN Services Group Inc. in College Station, Texas; Treasurer - Judith A. Baranowski, senior associate, AlixPartners LLC in Southfield, Michigan; Secretary - Michael A. McGinnis, DBA, C.P.M., A.P.P., associate professor of business, The Pennsylvania State University New Kensington Campus.
Membership in ISM Groups is open to all regular members. Visit ISM's Logistics and Transportation Group Web page at www.ism.ws/sites/logisticstransportation/.
As the oldest and largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM's membership base includes more than 43,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Materials Management (IFPMM).