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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The February PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in a 57.7 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.7 percent ahead of January, marking the highest monthly PMI reading going back to August 2014’s 57.9.
Posted on 03/01 at 01:50 PM
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The January PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was up 1.5 percent over December at 56.0 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) and its highest reading since November 2014’s 57.6.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Executive-level supply chain positions have gained both prominence and importance for today’s global companies. To support this trend, universities and colleges have enhanced their supply chain and logistics degree programs; organizations like APICS and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) have expanded their certification programs; and training firms offer myriad options to help executives stay current on supply chain trends.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
A massive data collection initiative will result in new exam specifications for ISM certification programs.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 54.8 (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 2.3 percent from September, with economic growth for the non-manufacturing sector now intact for 81 consecutive months. The October NMI is even with the 12-month average of 54.8.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.9 in October (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), a 0.4 percent gain over October, and it was 1.3 percent above the 12-month average of 50.6.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Now in its third year, ISM and Thomasnet are opening up the 30 Under 30 nominations to a global audience.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
September showed strong gains for non-manufacturing activity, according to data issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) in its Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 10/05 at 12:04 PM
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Monday, October 03, 2016
Coming off of its first decline after a five-month stretch of growth, manufacturing activity in September showed a bounce back of sorts, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing Report on Business.