APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management.

APICS Research Resources

Benchmarks in supply chain management

Benchmarking Study of Strategic Sourcing Practices

APICS members participated in this University of Toledo and Michigan State University strategic sourcing study. View the whitepaper results here.

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) Global Supply Chain Risk Survey Video and White Papers

APICS Members participated in a global supply chain risk prevention, tolerance and risk management survey in 2009-2010. Survey reports in video and white paper format are available to download. Visit the Global SCALE Risk site

View the Survey Report White Papers: Part 1Part 2Part 3.

Current Conference Board Employment Trend Index (ETI)
Employment Outlook

M.I.T. Real Time Inflation Index

  • USA Economic Dashboard

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Global Economic Statistics (in English)

Australia – Australian Bureau of Statistics
China – Ministry of Commerce
India – Ministry of Finance
Japan – Statistics Bureau
South Korea – Statistics Korea

Brazil – Ministry of Finance
Canada – Statcan
Mexico – Banco de Mexico

France – INSEE
Germany – Federal Statistical Office “Destatis”
South Africa – Stats SA
UAE – Ministry of Economy
UK – National Statistics