The 2018 NAED IT Expenses Benchmarking Report Survey is now available! This report provides industry professionals with the most up-to-date picture of IT financial performance measures in the industry. Following the same template as the NAED PAR Report, it features key benchmarks for categories such as:

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system
  • Non-ERP Hardware and Software
  • eCommerce
  • Value-added Networks (VAN)
  • IT Support
  • Voice/Data/Internet Services 

Participants will also receive the Industry Overview Report at no cost. NAED, AD, and IMARK members can also purchase your own customized Company Performance Report, a confidential report that features the participant's own survey results alongside the appropriate industry benchmarks for $159. 

Contact NAED Member Engagement to get your copy of the 2018 IT Expenses Report. 

For questions about participating in the survey, view the information section or contact NAED Member Services at 888-791-2512. 





Primary Subject Area: Benchmarking

Audience: The findings from this report are intended to help gauge the expectations of C-Suite leaders in electrical distribution and manufacturing.

Published: 2018

Member Price: Free (customized reports are $159)

If you are a member of NAED, AD or IMARK, it is free to participate in the survey. Survey participants will receive the Industry Overview Report at no cost. 

Non-member Price: $349.00


Distributors who participate in the survey will receive the Industry Overview Report at no cost. Final reports will be made available through Industry Insights’ secure web portal—a dynamic tool that provides participants with customizable sorting and dashboard tools.

Who is Industry Insights?

All of the financial data submitted to the NAED PAR Report® survey is handled 100% by an independent third party research provider named Industry Insights. For nearly 35 years, Industry Insights has been serving the research needs of trade and professional associations. They guarantee that your data will be held strictly confidential.

Security is a Priority

Your company’s financial data is compiled from a confidential, financial performance survey administered by Industry Insights. Data can be submitted via the PAR web portal - a secure environment overseen by Industry Insights. Contact information is logged separately from financial data and NAED will never have access to your company’s financial information.


NAED PAR® Report

PAR survey results provide benchmarks for distributors' key financial categories and compares them to the industry. 

learn more


NAED has joined together with 19 other distribution organizations in sponsoring this large cross-industry compensation study.

learn more

Leverage YOUR Data

Plan and execute big data projects to maximize not only sales, but also stock, logistics and customer satisfaction. 

learn more