Industry Benchmarks

Benchmarks

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.

Operating Performance Report (OPR)
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.  Learn more

Monthly Pulse Report
This survey and report provides 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.  Learn more

Materials Market Digest
Each month, this report offers ASA members the most current and qualified market data and analysis on various materials with comprehensive insight on price-influencing actions.  Learn more

IPD Commodity Reports

Each quarter, members of ASA's Industrial Piping Division (IPD) receive an in-depth and comprehensive analysis prepared by industry insiders about select commodities for the industrial and mechanical PVF segment of the industry, including price influencing actions.  Learn more

Employee Compensation Report

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.  Learn more

Confidential Business Valuation Service
Accredited and third-party staff at Industry Insights employs standard valuation methods to accurately and objectively determine the market value of a business for thousands of dollars less than any other provider.  Learn more
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