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The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES) was developed to address the all too real issue of grappling with the large number of sustainability certifications that are available in the market.…

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Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

StormGeo – StormGeo, a weather intelligence and decision-support solutions provider for the shipping industry, launched its new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Simulator. According to the press release, the new tool…

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Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Last month, supply chain transparency software provider, Sourcemap, launched its Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution (FLDD) to help U.S. businesses meet standards mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act…

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Latest Container Port Performance Index Assesses Gaps and Opportunities

Latest Container Port Performance Index Assesses Gaps and Opportunities

The Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) 2021 is produced by World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence. The purpose of the Index is to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement…

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Check Out the Newly Organized Location Risk Section of the Supply Market Indexes Collection for Easier Access!

Check Out the Newly Organized Location Risk Section of the Supply Market Indexes Collection for Easier Access!

To make the measurement tools and indices in the Country (Global), National (US), and Regional (i.e. Europe) Risk section of the Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection easier to identify and…

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Newly Developed Ukraine Corporate Index Tracks How Companies are Positioning Themselves in Response to Russian Invasion

Newly Developed Ukraine Corporate Index Tracks How Companies are Positioning Themselves in Response to Russian Invasion

The Good Lobby and Progressive Shopper have recently developed the Ukraine Corporate Index, which “regularly tracks corporations’ stance vis-à-vis Russia in the aftermath of its invasion of Ukraine.” Its purpose is “to…

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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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Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

In simplest terms, an index directs you to relevant data. The concept of an index is not a modern one. The origins of the word, index, derive from in (Latin),…

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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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