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Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters has had a productive spring and that is very good news for buyers of procurement technology solutions. Spend Matters has announced its updated free SolutionMap rankings for the Spring…

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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In the procurement and supply chain management space, there is no shortage of talented, well-informed, and passionate bloggers and podcasters who discuss and write about practically every topic imaginable. These…

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Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Tiffany & Co. Saying it is an industry first, Tiffany & Co. announced they will share, starting in October, the “full craftsmanship journey of its newly sourced, individually registered diamonds…

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New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Category Added to SMI Index Virtual Library

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Category Added to SMI Index Virtual Library

A new Coronavirus (COVID-19) category has been added to Cottrill Research’s Supply Market Intelligence Index virtual library. The new category includes newly launched indices that track the impact of the…

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The Biggest Challenge When Researching Supply Markets Is Knowing the Best Resources To Use

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DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index and Daily Estimated Miles Driven Added to FreightWaves SONAR Platform

Two new indices have been added to FreightWaves’ freight market data and analytics platform SONAR: Daily Estimated Miles Driven  The Daily Estimated Miles Driven index is an estimation of the…

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Just In Time for Summer Reading: An Abundance of Newly Released Reports and Indices for Procurement and SCM

OK. I’m kidding about the title. I already have my list of summer novels I hope to enjoy, starting with The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. I’m not kidding, however,…

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Coface Launches New and Enhanced Credit Information Reports

On May 28, 2019, Coface announced it has launched “an array of new and enhanced credit information products under its Business Information Services line…These products provide businesses with critical information…

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Procurement Research, Fake News and Detecting Baloney

IBISWorld published my article, “Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research,” in July 2017. In the article I provide background information and a checklist that procurement (and business) professionals…

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