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Member Tools & Templates



ISM Members gain exclusive access to industry tools, templates, and information to help manage the day-to-day responsibilities of your career. Not a member? Go here to learn all about the benefits of ISM membership.

Tools

  • The Business Source

    Members receive The Business Source, a firm that delivers concise summaries of popular business books to your in-box each month, for 70% off the retail price.

  • Propurchaser

    Propurchaser analyzes marketplace prices and trends to provide supply management professionals personalized, up-to-the-minute information that can be used in the negotiation process to maximize the value of money spent on goods & services. Members receive a free 60-day trial.


Legal Templates

  • Breach Letter

    This is sent to the others side when they are not performing according to the contract terms and conditions.

  • Contract Extension Letter

    This is sent to the other side when you want to continue to use their services.

  • Contract for Services

    This template has been developed for the acquisition services to be provided over time for the period specified in the agreement such as janitorial services, landscape maintenance, on-site security services, vehicle fleet maintenance, temporary help, etc.

  • Contract Review Letter

    This is sent to the other side when they have been reviewed by your company and you are notifying them of the outcome of that review.

  • Language Comparison Matrix

    By using this Matrix, it will allow you to compare clauses and standardize them among the various agreements. It will also allow you to understand, at a glance, what is in your documents.

  • Master Agreement for Purchase Orders

    This template envisions an ongoing relationship between the purchasing entity and the supplier in which this document forms the basis for their agreement, establishing the type or types of goods to be purchased over the term of the agreement and their price.

  • Master Supply Agreement

    This template is a good start for a Master Supply Agreement which can operate as a starting point for your business.

  • Purchase Order for Goods

    These terms are intended for inclusion on a standard purchase order for Goods.

  • Purchase Order for Services

    These terms are intended for inclusion on a standard purchase order for Services.

  • Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

    This template contains good basic terms and conditions which can operate as a starting point for your business.

  • Service Level Agreement

    This will be included in a Services Agreement with a Statement of Work. Once drafted serves as a very useful tool.

  • Statement of Work

    This Statement of Work template will give you a starting point and outline the topics that should be covered in an SOW

  • Supplier Evaluation Form

    This template of a Supplier Evaluation Form contains Key Performance Indicators and once drafted serves as a very useful too. This should be tailored by your team to be a standard form.

  • Termination Letter

    This is sent to the other side when they are no longer acceptable to you as a supplier and have breached your contract terms and conditions.

  • Unilateral Confidentiality Agreement

    This template is a basic NDA. It is unilateral and protects only the Buyer’s company, but can be modified to become bilateral.