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Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Furthering the collaboration that began in 2019, RapidRatings (RR) and Trust Your Supplier (TYS) announced an integration that provides a seamless port into RR’s FHR Network. This allows buyers to…

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Digital Marketplaces in the News

Digital Marketplaces in the News

B2B marketplace launches and offering updates are not slowing down, demonstrating the importance of this supply related trend. Here are recent announcements organized by spend category. Contingent Workforce Fiverr Opens…

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Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

As a nod to the growth of e-commerce and the gig economy over the past year, Freightwaves has launched Modern Shipper, which can be found at www.modernshipper.com. Craig Fuller, founder…

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S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts has announced the launch of APSI 5, a new dry bulk weighted average index for Supramax class bulkers. According to the press release: APSI 5 is the…

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Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Scanning new resource launches and updates to include in ProcureSearch gives us a unique view into the supply market intelligence space. Every year end we write about the trends we…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum has announced the launch of a new PPE and COVID-19 products marketplace. Fandes, an ecommerce marketplace, and GovShop, a global government supplier discovery platform, have collaborated to…

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Price of Impact Index Helps Companies Give Wisely

Price of Impact Index Helps Companies Give Wisely

An interesting new tool that shows cost of achieving specific outcomes compared to national averages, in terms of philanthropic giving, allows a company to benchmark their spending, improve budgeting, engage…

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IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

On October 8, 2020, IRI, a global research and services firm for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a provider of supply…

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ProduceIQ: A Fresh Approach to Produce Industry Supply Market Data

ProduceIQ: A Fresh Approach to Produce Industry Supply Market Data

ProduceIQ, a new fresh produce supply market data offering, had me intrigued with “Cherries: The Immortal One.” This is a title of one of the articles written by Flavia Garcia,…

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