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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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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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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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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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New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

The Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index (LRMI), developed by the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, has recently…

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New Skift Recovery Index Measures Travel Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic in 15 Countries

New Skift Recovery Index Measures Travel Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic in 15 Countries

Skift Research has announced the launch of the Skift Recovery Index, which provides detailed insight into the recovery of the travel industry from the COVID-19 pandemic in 15 countries. According…

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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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