Research & Surveys

Leading the Way in Providing Knowledge on the Topics that Matter Most in Supply Management

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. From CAPS research to the ISM Report on Business® to the anticipated annual salary survey, our goal is to lead the way in research that keeps our members ahead of the curve on topics and trends that impact them and their organizations.


Sustainability: The Must Have Strategic Initiative

Sustainability is a growing topic of action, not just discussion, across continents and industries around the world. Recognizing the increased prioritization of sustainability as a strategic business initiative across all business sectors and political territories, ISM® launched a survey of supply management professionals around sustainability.


Partnering for Success: Supply Chain & Fleet Management

This white paper covers ISM research studying the relationship between procurement and fleet management. Not only does this paper review the results of the research, but also incorporates insights and recommendations from thought leaders in the practice.