Coronavirus Resource Center

Institute for Supply Management is closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on supply management. As your professional association, we know in times like these, we are stronger together.

This page is a centralized resource to gather news, resources and upcoming events centered on information you should know and education and research you can access on mitigating the risks impacting the supply chain today. We also invite you to join in the conversation and share your experience and questions through our social channels or by connecting with us at

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ISM Research Says...

In a recent survey conducted February 22- March 5, we polled more than 600 of our members and professional community on the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak in China on supply chain.

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Of companies reported worsened lead times since late 2019


On average, suppliers are operating at 50% capacity.


Proportion of normal staffing levels in Chinese manufacturing facilities at 56% capacity.


Adjusted revenue targets down an average of 5.6%.


Coronavirus Impact on Supply Chain

This infographic will give you greater insights into the state of the supply chain and the effects of coronavirus. This information is based off a survey done by Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) between February 22 and March 5, 2020. The survey included more than 600 respondents and was focused on finding the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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Tools & Resources

Just Released! New White Paper

Download the new white paper, Supply Management’s Role in Curtailing the Coronavirus Impact. This white paper covers the latest research on the impact of the outbreak of the coronavirus in China on the supply chain as well as reactions from thought leaders and practitioners with recommendations on what to do to curb the impact to your organization.

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