The Business Performance Community’s Benchmarking Initiative provides it members companies benchmarking for comparing their company’s performance with others.
Every month industry statistics are derived from the data submitted by certified TL 9000 registrations and provided free to BPC members. These Performance Data Reports (PDRs) are also offered for sale to others.
PDRs provide reliable trend data and robust industry benchmark numbers more than 130 product categories. These reports provide statistics such as Best-in-Class, Worst-in-Class, Industry Average and Monthly Average for each TL 9000 measurement in all product categories where sufficient data exists.
PDRs are compiled from mandatory monthly data submissions from all TL 9000 certified registrations, as required by the TL 9000 quality management system. TL 9000 Administrator, the University of Texas at Dallas, manages the database, oversees operations and produces the PDRs. The TL 9000 Administrator also guarantees complete security and contributor anonymity.
In addition to aiding development of meaningful and valuable measurement, this gives companies access to industry performance data suitable for benchmarking which in turns provides the basis for vendor performance appraisals and comparison to industry standards.