Supply Management Reports

ISM leads the way in research and reporting for the supply profession.  The monthly ISM® Report On Business® one of the most reliable national economic indicators available, providing guidance to supply management professionals, economists, analysts, government 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 members, their organizations, and the community at large.


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Available on the first and third business day of each month, these widely-read reports for the manufacturing and services sectors have been consistently accurate in indicating the direction of the overall economy. ISM's first industry vertical, the Hospital Report On Business® will be available on the fifth business day of each month.

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Industry Leading Reports, Research, Surveys and Expert Views

Research & Surveys

ISM’s research team – guided by industry-leading supply management subject matter experts –puts forth year after year a robust research agenda on the topics that most impact our industry. 

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ISM Report on Business®

ISM®'s Manufacturing, Services, and Hospital Report On Business® gather data monthly through surveys of supply management professionals participating in the Business Survey Committee. The make-up of this committee is determined by industry category and is based on each industry's contribution to Gross Domestic Product.

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Chicago Business Barometer™

ISM Chicago gathers data and comment monthly through survey of procurement and supply professionals participating in the Business Survey committee.  

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