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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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Legal Services Innovation Index Measures the State of Legal-Services Delivery Innovation

The Legal Services Innovation Index, created by Daniel W. Linna Jr., measures and assesses innovation to help in better understanding the legal innovation landscape. Version 1.0 of the Index was…

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Spring 2018: New Indices and Categories Added to Supply Market Intelligence Collection

Spring 2018: New Indices and Categories Added to Supply Market Intelligence Collection

  Please find listed below new indices added to the Supply market Intelligence Index Collection, along with two new categories. Also note that the collection can be accessed via the…

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For the New Year: A Selected List of Procurement-Focused Journals and Magazines, Including Supply Chain

Most of the magazines and journals listed below are offered in print and digital formats, and have accompanying websites that provide access to valuable information. Due to many of them…

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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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Public Spend Forum Launches World’s Largest Library of Public Procurement Best Practices

Public Spend Forum Launches World’s Largest Library of Public Procurement Best Practices

Public Spend Forum has recently launched the beta version of their Best Practices Library that is available free (registration is required). Resources are authored and published by highly respected organizations, associations, and thought…

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A True Story of the Wild West and a Contract Gone Bad

A True Story of the Wild West and a Contract Gone Bad

This is probably not the worst example of a procurement initiative gone bad, but it just might be the most interesting. This true story takes place in Pioche, Nevada, a…

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Should You Take the Time to Read Scholarly Journals?

Forbes contributor Christian Stadler wrote an important article in June 2015 entitled, “Should Managers Read Academic Articles,” that discusses the value of academic journals in the world of management and business. He uses Rita…

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IBISWorld: Procurement-Related Software Solutions Pricing Trends

IBISWorld’s Dale Schmidt has written an article that identifies and provides price trends for “a handful of different software products that can benefit procurement departments.” Here are highlights: Procurement Software –…

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