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Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

In simplest terms, an index directs you to relevant data. The concept of an index is not a modern one. The origins of the word, index, derive from in (Latin),…

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Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Partnerships that formed in the first half of 2021 reveal the strategic direction of various supply markets, in addition to the suppliers and companies that compete in those markets. Here…

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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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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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IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

On October 8, 2020, IRI, a global research and services firm for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a provider of supply…

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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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FTR State of Freight COVID-19 Intelligence Hub Offers New Interactive Dashboard and Indices to Understand Impact on Transportation Markets

FTR State of Freight COVID-19 Intelligence Hub Offers New Interactive Dashboard and Indices to Understand Impact on Transportation Markets

The FTR State of Freight COVID-19 Intelligence hub is a resource that provides complimentary transportation insights and commentary on how COVID-19 prevention steps are affecting the economy and transportation markets.…

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Euromonitor Launches A New Pricing Intelligence Solution That Tracks SKUs

Euromonitor is entering the tactical data space by launching a new pricing intelligence solution called Via. According to the announcement: By tracking over 15 million stock keeping units (SKUs) across…

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Advertising Research Provider WARC Relaunches WARC Data

WARC (The World Advertising Research Center) is a one-stop provider of research (mostly secondary) for advertising and media agencies, brands, market researchers, media owners, and universities. In October, WARC announced…

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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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