NAMA Announces Release Of 2014 Annual Operating Ratio Report

July 30, 2014

(CHICAGO) July 29, 2014NAMA announced today the release of the association’s Operating Ratio Report for 2014.

“NAMA’s Operating Ratio Report provides financial benchmarking and analysis for our industry that cannot be found anywhere else,” said Dan Mathews, EVP and COO, NAMA. “The report provides critical metrics designed to help our members plan for long-term profit performance and sales growth.”

The report’s variable data includes metrics for typical and high-performing companies, including sales per employee, costs of goods and services, operating expenses, inventory turnover and accounts receivable. The 2014 Operating Ratio Report provides key insights on high-profit companies and how they operate.

“It is essential for every firm to understand that the key, according to this report, is to do a few things just a little better. The report provides clear evidence as to how small differences in a few areas translate directly into higher levels of profitability,” Mathews said.

To order the Operating Ratio Report, please visit The cost is $200 for members and $350 for non-members; this includes both a booklet as well as a digital copy.

Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $42 billion U.S. vending and refreshment service industry.  With more than 1800 member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership. Visit NAMA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn


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