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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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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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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business today released the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 (GCI), and this year provides an assessment of globalization during the spreading COVID-19 pandemic.…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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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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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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Continuously Updated: Supply-Related Market Intelligence Providers Are Providing Free and Specialized Offerings During COVID-19 Outbreak

Continuously Updated: Supply-Related Market Intelligence Providers Are Providing Free and Specialized Offerings During COVID-19 Outbreak

Updated August 9, 2020 Many supply-related market intelligence providers are stepping up by providing free and specialized offerings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here is a selected listing that…

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

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DHL GCI: “The World is Still More Connected Than at Almost Any Other Point in History”

DHL and NYU Stern School of Business released the 2019 update of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), in December 2019, which highlights key developments in international flows of capital,…

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Container xChange Launches New Availability Index to Forecast Supply and Demand of Containers

Container xChange has launched the Container Availability Index (CAx) to forecast supply and demand of container equipment. The CAx measures the availability of containers in 2500 global port locations to…

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