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What’s New in the Beginning of 2022: Recently Announced Supply Chain Related Intelligence Offerings

What’s New in the Beginning of 2022: Recently Announced Supply Chain Related Intelligence Offerings

In less than four weeks into the new year there are already interesting supply chain related intelligence new launches and offering updates to note: Making a big splash and receiving…

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Commodities Market Intelligence Offerings Update

Commodities Market Intelligence Offerings Update

As we go into 2022 with inflation concerns, rise of a new COVID-19 variant, and continued supply disruptions and shortages, challenges will continue and most likely increase for buyers of…

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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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IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC has partnered with the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) to launch the North America Distribution Tracker. The Tracker provides a comprehensive view of technology distribution data and market trends…

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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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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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Measuring Company Innovation From the Customer’s Point of View

Measuring Company Innovation From the Customer’s Point of View

Rockbridge Associates has partnered with the Norwegian School of Economics and Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business on a project that scores and ranks the innovativeness of U.S. companies based…

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This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

Last week, Google Cloud announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a solution that lets companies build a virtual representation, a digital twin, of their physical supply chain. Data from…

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ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

The ESG (environmental, social, and governance) data trend keeps growing. One of the three trends identified in the 2020 Supply Market Research and Information Trends report was the “Growing Importance…

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