Northwest Ohio

ISM-Northwest Ohio, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Northwest Ohio's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

Linking professionals in supply chain management in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

ISM—Northwest Ohio, Inc. is a local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®.

Our organization covers the Toledo area and surrounding communities within a 75-mile radius. It is a personal way to get involved and to grow your network and knowledge of companies and corporations in Northwest Ohio. ISM—Northwest Ohio holds Professional Development Meetings every other month. 



Upcoming Events




Member Only

Aligning, Redefining, and Thriving in the Era of Disruptions

This session will cover positioning your supply chain operations to quickly adjust to the dynamic forces surrounding supply chain, procurement, and logistics. Strategizing through today’s market and economic ups and downs are key to staying competitive – assessing realignment and redefining it.





Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil




Member Only

ISM Member Meetup and Networking

Space is limited and is available on a first come, first serve basis. 


Join us for an exclusive ISM community membership meetup event in the greater area of Boston! Dive into a dynamic evening featuring insights and discussion of trending topics presented by local leaders, and dedicated networking reception. This local event is part of an exciting series of meetups tailored specifically for our community of members.


Forge new connections and strengthen existing ones as you engage with fellow ISM members who share your passion for procurement, supply chain, and professional development. This meetup is your opportunity to explore, learn, and thrive within our vibrant community and experience a prominent local organization. Our host for the evening is Blount Fine Foods.


Location:  Blount Fine Foods

Fall River, MA

Highlights from the President

Our March Professional Development meeting  was held on March 23rd   2023 and was an In-Person Networking Event. 

We had two speakers from The Andersons, Inc. headquartered in Maumee Ohio. Brecken Price, VP and General Manager, Chris Taylor,  Senior Procurement Manager. The presentation topic: An overview of supply chain challenges in the Specialty Liquid and Turf Division and how they are dealing with them. It was a great presentation with dinner and we also had time for Q & A’s. 

Almost twenty people attended, and it was great seeing everyone in person.

Supply Management News & Reports

Logistics Transformation Targets People and Technologies

June 10, 2024

Transportation, freight and logistics companies have had to manage myriad disruptions over the past few years, from labor issues, challenges in delivery and supply, the coronavirus pandemic, new technologies, and changing consumer and customer preferences.

At last month’s Supply Chain USA 2024 event in Atlanta, two freight companies talked about transformation in the logistics space.

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Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Coming Soon! ISM Member Online Community

ISM members will soon have a chance to access a new online community. This is another way members can connect, network, ask questions and share best practices to help them in their careers and strengthen the profession. Members will also have the opportunity to access the latest news, participate in polls and surveys, and more.

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Join the Report On Business®  Survey Panel

ISM®'s Manufacturing, Services, and Hospital Report On Business® gather data on a monthly basis through surveys of supply management professionals participating in the Business Survey Committee.

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