Source One to speak at Institute for Supply Management Annual Conference 2016

10/28 – Source One to speak at ISM2016

Source One Officially Joins the Impressive Roster of Guest Speakers at ISM2016

Source One is the Exclusive Sponsor of ISM2016's Exec IN Forum

Willow Grove, PA (October 28, 2015) – This week, the always ahead-of-the-curve procurement services firm, Source One Management Services, announces it will be officially added to the impressive list of presenters and exhibitors at the upcoming Institute for Supply Management’s 2016 Conference (ISM2016). The esteemed event, happening this May in Indianapolis, is expected to host thousands of supply chain and procurements professionals for three days of learning, sharing, and networking opportunities.

During the upcoming event, Source One’s consultants will be featured speakers for the session: The New World of Procurement, highlighting succession planning and the growing trend of centers of excellence in procurement. Exploring the shifting procurement talent paradigm, experts will discuss the rise of a contingent workforce and what it means for the roles and responsibilities for strategic sourcing and procurement organizations. In particular, the session will provide insight into how this evolution impacts managing procurement resources, third party consultants, and varying skillsets.

“Historically, companies have depended on strategic sourcing and procurement departments for reactive and tactical functions, but this is quickly changing as best-in-class companies realize the advantages of proactively utilizing these organization for achieving corporate wide goals. However, to do so, internal silos that prevent strategic sourcing and procurement departments from operating cohesively need to be broken. As procurement consultants, our role is to assist our clients in eliminating these silos and allow talent to be fully utilized across a broader range of categories.” explains Source One’s VP of Operations, William Dorn.

Source One is in an optimal position to observe marketplace changes as a leading procurement services provider and the shift in the talent paradigm is reflected in the firms growing client’s demands for staffing solutions. To meet the varying needs in the market, Source offers a variety of flexible staffing solutions ranging from permanent or temporary placement to full business process outsourcing. However, what sets Source One apart from the competition is their on-demand staffing model. Supplementing client resources, Source One act an extension to internal teams, leveraging their proprietary market intelligence and decades of strategic sourcing experience to drive further value from spend management initiatives.

ISM2016 will be the second year in a row the procurement consulting firm has been a featured speaker. At last year’s event, Dorn and Senior Project Manager Diego De la Garza presented on Nearshoring to Mexico. In addition to presenting The New World of Procurement at ISM2016, Source One will also be exhibitors at booth #528. All are welcome to visit the strategic sourcing experts at the booth to learn more about the firm’s innovative spend management solutions.

Contact our experts today to learn more about what the future of procurement could mean for your organization.


Source One is now the exclusive sponsor of the highly selective, invitation-only CPO sub-conference – Exec IN (formerly CSSL). This is a one-of-a-kind gathering of supply chain and procurement leaders from companies with $1.5B+ annual revenue to discuss their industry-leading insights and unique challenges. Source One’s team of procurement services and support pioneers are the ideal partner for this premier forum of prominent CPOs, and look forward to hosting and facilitating the industry-changing discussion.


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