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Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Recently, the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) identified new target industries for Southern Nevada. In 2017, LVGEA, recognizing the need for the region to diversify its economic base, published…

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Digital Marketplaces in the News

Digital Marketplaces in the News

B2B marketplace launches and offering updates are not slowing down, demonstrating the importance of this supply related trend. Here are recent announcements organized by spend category. Contingent Workforce Fiverr Opens…

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Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

The data marketplace trend continues with these two announcements involving alternative supplier and sourcing related data. Thomas and Bloomberg On March 16, 2021, Thomas announced that it will provide industrial…

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Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

As a nod to the growth of e-commerce and the gig economy over the past year, Freightwaves has launched Modern Shipper, which can be found at www.modernshipper.com. Craig Fuller, founder…

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S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts has announced the launch of APSI 5, a new dry bulk weighted average index for Supramax class bulkers. According to the press release: APSI 5 is the…

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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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Jvion Launches AI-Driven COVID Vaccination Prioritization Index

Jvion Launches AI-Driven COVID Vaccination Prioritization Index

Accross the states, there has been widespread reporting on the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. One problem, according to Reuters, is the challenge of organizing and delivering vaccines to smaller…

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FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

Of all the types of risk that can impact supply chains, perhaps risk of natural hazards is the most harmful because there is little that can be done to control…

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Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Scanning new resource launches and updates to include in ProcureSearch gives us a unique view into the supply market intelligence space. Every year end we write about the trends we…

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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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