March 2019 Print

Coming Events

  The ISM-NE 2019 Spring Seminar    

We're bringing back Mark Grieco this time for a seminar on Advanced Contracting.

Mr Grieco is a practicing attorney and has taught many different contracting & negotiating seminars for ISM all over the country.

Advantaged Contracting

  • Contract formation - Advanced
  • Course of dealing, course of performance and usage of the trade
  • Legal compliance in the digital age
  • Five worst contracting mistakes
  • Working off the buyer's paper
  • Which contract clauses are the most difficult to negotiate?
  • Magic "language" to always use and avoid
  • Bad business practices vs. good contracts
  • How to properly reference bid documents in your contract
  • Buyer's clauses vs. Seller's clauses
  • Hints and tips about how to properly red lines a buyer's agreement
  • New contract clauses you may not know


March 28, 2019
8:00am - 4:30pm
The Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th Street, Lincoln NE

7 Education Credits can be earned

Sign up here




ISM-NE GOLF EVENT - Ashland GOLF course

June 05, 2019
11:00 AM CDT to June 05, 2019 6:00 PM CDT

Proceeds from this outing targeted to finance college scholarships for deserving young people to further their education in a supply chain related field.



2019 Scholarship Award 

Announcements ($1,000 scholarships) coming soon...



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Feature Article

The ISM-National Conference is being held in Houston this year and if you are interested please sign up soon!  The conference will run April 7-10 and feature Keynote Speakers Carly Fiorina and Dr. Janet Yellen.  It will include over 70 Breakout Sessions and 100+ Suppliers to meet face-to-face.

The full details can be found here:

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President's Corner


MartyPresident Newsletter 




ISM-Nebraska continues to strive to be a value for the member in developing an expertise in the industry and the profession as it relates to Supply Chain Management.  We've got this month's seminar coming up with a top notch speaker on Advanced Contracts, later this month we will announce this year's scholarship awards to enrolled students and we have Professional Development  meetings & a tour planned in the next few months.

In addition to the above, our ISM Purchasing Manager Index, or PMI, is delivered to Washington, D.C., by ISM National each month as a leading indicator to our nation's economic growth.  With that said, we have a tremendous opportunity this year to continue to drive economic & workforce development in our area which we live and work.

Thank you for your past support and service, and your pending contribution as a strategic partner for ISM-NE.

Ray Turek - ISM Nebraska President

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In this Issue

Multi Brief: Exclusive

Supply chain negotiations during inflationary contexts:  Adjustment clauses.

In article, will review the most important tool to be negotiated & included in contracts: adjustment clauses... see more


Inside Supply Management

Inside Supply Management is an exclusive benefit for ISM members, delivering important knowledge & information that are critical to your success.  Published monthly, it features essential industry news, innovative trends, ISM Report On Business coverage, CAPS Research analysis, leadership profiles, career strategies and much more...

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Contact us

ISM-Nebraska, Inc. welcomes information relating to our membership, feedback, or story ideas to be included in future newsletters.

Please contact us to report any problems or with suggestions for the next issue at:  [email protected]

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