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New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

The Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index (LRMI), developed by the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, has recently…

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ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

Two key chemical market research providers are merging to provide expanded delivery of global petrochemical market analysis and price benchmarks. It’s pretty big news. ICIS announced on July 13, it…

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Oxford’s Our World in Data Statistics and Research Site is an Excellent Resource for Detailed Coronavirus Country Comparison Data

Oxford’s Our World in Data Statistics and Research Site is an Excellent Resource for Detailed Coronavirus Country Comparison Data

University of Oxford and Global Change Data Lab’s Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) Our World in Data research and statistics site provides detailed country profiles and global comparison data that is updated…

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World Economic Forum Releases Global Competitiveness Report 2019

The Global Competitiveness Report 2019 has recently been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Updated annually, this is the year 40 of the series. The competitiveness landscape of 141…

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Announcing the Launch of ProcureSearch!

Announcing the Launch of ProcureSearch! ProcureSearch is an open access hub that lists and updates key supply market intelligence resources. In 2014, Kelly Barner and I published Supply Market Intelligence for…

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Reshoring Initiative Data Report 2016 is Released

The Reshoring Initiative has released its 2016 Data Report and “for the first time in decades, more manufacturing jobs are returning to the United States than are going offshore. The…

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BCI Supply Chain Resilience Report 2016: The Cost of Disruption

The 8th annual Supply Chain Resilience Report, published by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by Zurich Insurance Group, tracks the origins, causes and consequences of supply chain disruption across industry sectors and regions…

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There's an Index For That!

For about a year I have been curating an open access collection of indices that can be useful for supply market intelligence. A new crop has recently been added. There…

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New Resources Added to Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals Third Update

A third Update to the resources section (Part II, Chapters 8-31) of Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources has been written: WAV_Update_Comp_February_2016. It is comprehensive in…

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The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016

World Economic Forum’s, The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016, assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies (countries), providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. On the home page of…

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