Industry-Leading Supply Chain Research and Insight
As the most established supply chain association, ISM leads the way in research and reporting for the industry. Our monthly ISM Report On Business® offers one of the most reliable economic indicators available, providing guidance to supply management professionals, economists, analysts, government and business leaders. For over three decades, CAPS Research has given ISM members a critical edge by providing original research services that help generate positive outcomes for our member, their organizations and the industry at large.
Additional research, white papers and surveys as well as special reports & expert views round out ISM’s offering to provide a holistic evidence-based picture of the supply chain landscape.
ISM Research Resource Centers
ISM Supply Chain Reports
ISM® Report On Business®
Manufacturing and Services are two of the most reliable economic indicators. ISM’s reports on these sectors are the first reports available on the first and third business day of each month. ISM's Hospital report will be available on the fifth business day of each month.
CAPS reports focus on top-of-mind strategic issues generated by Chief Purchasing Officers (CPOs) from global companies. Substantive reports include executive summaries, observations, case studies and recommendations.
Research & Surveys
ISM’s research team – guided by industry-leading supply management subject matter experts put forth a robust annual research agenda on the trends and topics that most impact our industry.