Welcome to the ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group!

The ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group seeks to be seen as a knowledge base for ISM members concerning supply chain risk management processes and knowledge to support and enhance ongoing professional supply management processes.  Our goal is to provide ISM Members professional education opportunities and risk management information,and support expansion of the body of risk management knowledge to enhance personal professional development and success in professional supply management activities.

The ISM SCRM Group is a complimentary member benefit of ISM. We want to:

  • Provide the opportunity for our members to exchange and discuss information and knowledge about Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Promote programs about risk management processes such as webinars and conferences to aid in the education and development of supply management professionals
  • Be a resource for published reports and studies on SCRM that are made available on this site
  • Provide general risk management information that is either written by our board or by our group members.

Check back frequently to find the latest information on supply chain risk.

Cathy Herr
Chair ISM Risk Group


Special Event Hosted by the ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group

Please join us at the ISM 2014 International Conference for a special guest speaker, Chad Forster, VP Global Purchasing, from the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, who will speak about:

“Rolling the Dice on Supply Chain Risk Management”

Where:         ISM2014 at the LVH (Las Vegas Hotel and Casino)

When:          Tuesday May 6th at 5:30 pm

Location:      Ballroom B

The Las Vegas Sands Corporation is one of the leading global developers of destination properties. Among their luxury resorts in Las Vegas are The Venetian® Resort Hotel Casino and The Palazzo® Resort Hotel Casino. 

Mr. Forster will talk about his experience as a procurement professional in the hotel/gaming industry. He will discuss some of the procurement challenges and risks his team experiences in the gaming industry, including food safety/risk, hotel systems, playing cards, chips and more. We promise an engaging discussion, with time afterward both for Q&A with Mr. Forster and to meet fellow ISM SCRMG members.

Please meet us on Tuesday evening at 5:30 pm for this informative discussion of supply chain risk management in an exciting, and challenging, industry.