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Business Intelligence

Making Data-Driven Decisions


ASA offers a suite of intelligence reports that help members to drive decisions using qualified market data and key performance trends for the entire industry. These resources include timely data and relative statistics that are tailored for each and every participating member.

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Pete Mayer
Bongard Corporation

Operating Performance Report

Operating Performance Report

For decades, this annual study helps companies to pinpoint operational strengths and weaknesses relative to the most applicable industry demographics for a given wholesaler. This is the single, best source for comparative financial information about the PHCP-PVF supply chain.

Compensation Report

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Every two to four years, ASA, in conjunction with its independent regional affiliates as well as 28 other industrial distribution organizations, prepares detailed comparisons of compensation and benefits programs for distribution executives and employees.

Quarterly Pulse Report


This survey and report provide ASA members with regular snapshots of industry performance for sales, inventories, gross margin and YTD profitability relative to the broader economy and different market areas, sales volumes and industry segments.

Advisor & Materials

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This monthly economic report provides macro-economic analysis of the industry at a national and regional level as well as reports on how the U.S. economy may impact the different industry segments served by ASA members.

Sales Forecasting Tool

The Sales Forecasting Tool is a unique approach to projecting your sales for the next 5 years. Through a combination of your company's sales history, the industry's expected movements, and key national metrics, the Sales Forecasting Tool will provide its best prediction for your future sales volumes.

Business Valuation

Business Valuation Appraisal


ASA's Business Valuation Appraisal service is an accurate and objective method to determine the market value of a business. For tax, sale and a host of other reasons, knowing a company's true worth is a must.

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