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Forget business as usual - we think it can be extraordinary

Inspiring and empowering supply management leaders

We believe supply management has the power to transform businesses, economies, and lives. Our job is to empower you and advance the profession. We take it seriously.

Regardless of your industry or strategic starting point, we will help you create connections, have important conversations, gather best practices, and elevate your organization and your team. And our metrics, best practices, insights, and network are completely sales-free and unbiased. 


We explore the frontiers & enable your vision

Count on CAPS for unbiased, sales-free knowledge & insights that prepare you for the future of supply management.


Best practices and strategies for your team

We're your best source of best practices, KPIs, and research with 30+ years of unbiased thought leadership.


A powerful network of leaders forging forth

Connect with other supply management leaders for candid conversation and uninhibited collaboration.


Take all levels of your SM organization to new heights

Empower your team and align to your organization with proven strategies, customized data, models, and playbooks.

In the words of our members...

ASU W.P. Carey School of Business

CAPS is a non-profit research center at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, established in 1986 in partnership with Institute for Supply Management.

Institute for Supply Management