Industry 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 participating member.

Operating Performance Report (OPR)

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. 

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Monthly Sales Report

quarterly 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. 

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Employee 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. 

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Confidential Business Valuation Service

Business Valuation Appraisal

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. 

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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. 

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