Year-End 2017 Update: New Additions to Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection

The Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection is continuously updated with new indices that are discovered and is weeded to remove the ones that are no longer current or relevant. Most of the indices are open access with some being subscription-only. The collection can be located on the Cottrill Research Indices page and on the ProcureSearch hub site, under Multi-Inclusive. Here are recent new additions listed under their category heading:

Geopolitical and Geopolitical Risk

The Atlas of Economic Complexity – Global Rankings and Projections
Developed at Harvard’s Center for International Development, The Atlas of Economic Complexity is a data visualization tool that allows you to explore global trade flows across markets and track dynamics over time and discover new growth opportunities for every country.

The Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index
The Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index, written by Clean Edge on behalf of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), ranks all 50 U.S. states on the ease with which America’s most recognizable brands can procure domestic renewable energy such as solar or wind for their operations.

Information Technology

ISG Index
The ISG Index™ provides a quarterly review of the state of the Global IT Services Market, covering both the traditional sourcing market and the fast-growing as-a-service (Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service) market.

Logistics and Transportation

Drewry Port Throughput Indices
The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.
The Transportation Services Index (TSI)

The Transportation Services Index (TSI), created by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), measures the movement of freight and passengers. The index, which is seasonally adjusted, combines available data on freight traffic, as well as passenger travel, that have been weighted to yield a monthly measure of transportation services output.

Travel and Meetings

Global Destination Sustainability Index
This global index benchmarks the sustainability performance of cities to improve their social and environmental performance of their city and its business events industry. It is a collaborative business initiative created to help Destinations, Convention Bureaux, Event Planners and Suppliers drive the adoption and recognition of sustainable practices in their city and in the global events industry.

CEIR (Center for Exhibition Industry Research) Total Index
The CEIR Index provides an objective measure of the annual performance of the exhibition industry. It measures year-over-year changes in four key metrics:

  • Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space Sold
  • Professional Attendance
  • Number of Exhibiting Companies
  • Total Event Gross Revenue



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