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Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Our book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was published in 2015. To keep up with the continuously evolving and changing nature of supply market intelligence,…

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Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

On December 8, Xometry announced it has acquired Thomas, a long time trusted resource for the manufacturing industry. The beginnings of these two companies could not be more different. According…

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New RSM US Supply Chain Index Looks at Elements of Transportation, Manufacturing, Sales, and Labor

New RSM US Supply Chain Index Looks at Elements of Transportation, Manufacturing, Sales, and Labor

RSM, a tax, audit and consulting services provider, recently launched its US Supply Chain Index, which provides a near real-time and forward look at the elements of transportation, manufacturing, sales…

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Newly Launched: The Frontier Hub, An Industrial Innovation News Sharing Platform

Newly Launched: The Frontier Hub, An Industrial Innovation News Sharing Platform

TMC and The Frontier have partnered to create The Frontier Hub, “the first global digital media platform focused on sharing news about industrial innovation across all industry sectors. The new…

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Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

The emergence of sustainability-focused B2B marketplaces should not come as a surprise. These marketplaces are forming at the same time we continue to see the rapid growth of B2B marketplaces…

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Announcing New Market Landscape Map Collection for Identifying Disruptors and Startups

Announcing New Market Landscape Map Collection for Identifying Disruptors and Startups

Landscape maps are helpful in identifying startups that are innovating and disrupting in tech-forward markets and for discovering potential suppliers, partners, and/or competitors. The maps included in the collection cover…

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Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo has announced that it has built its own tool, The Pressure Gauge, to answer the one question “that business owners, policymakers, consumers and financial markets” have all been…

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Clarivate Introduces Cortellis Supply Chain Network to Connect Buyers and Sellers in Pharma Supply Chains

Clarivate Introduces Cortellis Supply Chain Network to Connect Buyers and Sellers in Pharma Supply Chains

Clarivate announced the launch of the Cortellis Supply Chain Network, a part of the Cortellis suite of life science intelligence solutions. “The solution supports generics companies, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturers,…

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Thomas Reveals Top Sourced Industrial Products and Services in Q2 2021

Thomas Reveals Top Sourced Industrial Products and Services in Q2 2021

The trend data found in the 2021 Q2 Sourcing Activity Snapshot (Thomas Index Report, July) allows you to see what procurement professionals and engineers were sourcing on Thomasnet.com. The top…

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Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Partnerships that formed in the first half of 2021 reveal the strategic direction of various supply markets, in addition to the suppliers and companies that compete in those markets. Here…

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