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2014-02-27 23:25:48

New, data-driven framework for faster, more robust decision-making unveiled at ICOSMOS Worldwide Workshop in Rome. Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 PRICE® Systems LLC, pioneer in the science of parametric estimating and developer of the PRICE® TruePlanning™, and its partner, Creasys, an Italian consultancy and business monitoring firm, have introduced an entirely new framework for cost management. The framework supports faster, more robust decision-making by...

2014-02-14 08:27:37

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that Sonoco Protective Solutions will be increasing prices, as contracts allow, from six percent to 12 percent, effective Feb. 15, 2014. The increases, which are in addition to any previously announced increases, are necessary to adjust pricing for inflationary input costs incurred as a result of continued escalating raw material and energy costs over the last 12 months. The announced increases will...

2014-02-13 23:29:14

Postponement manufacturing allows companies to bring production back to U.S. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 As quickly as companies fled overseas for cheap manufacturing options, new findings on true costs are driving those companies back to the U.S. On the leading edge of reshoring is PartnerTech Inc., providing total solutions in contract manufacturing. Decreasing energy and labor costs are two of the primary factors contributing to the U.S. becoming a more desirable destination...

2014-02-06 16:28:35

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9wv5kq/enphase_energy) has announced the addition of the "ENPHASE ENERGY - M250 Solar Microinverter Reverse Costing Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9wv5kq/enphase_energy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) - 4th generation of Enphase Energy microinverter -...

2014-01-10 23:20:09

Low barriers to entry combined with external providers adding bookkeeping to their service offerings have intensified competition during the three years to 2013, leading to pressured prices even as demand for bookkeeping has increased; prices are expected to continue falling over the three years to 2016 due to increased external competition, which will sustain the buyer's ability to negotiate. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm...

2013-12-11 23:03:14

In an automobile accident, the first thing many people will worry about is how pricy the repairs to their vehicles will be. However, there are far more expensive costs to consider beyond simple repair work, and the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group has compiled tips in Part 1 of a two-part series centered on understanding and coping with these costs. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The high traffic count in Southern California means that being in an auto accident is something...

2013-12-04 23:32:47

Cost estimating software company encourages job growth for the manufacturing industry. West Springfield (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 MTI Systems announced today how the new RFQ (request for quote) report feature now available in the latest version of Costimator (V12.1) cost estimating software offers increased time savings for estimators and their purchasing team. The report automatically collects material and purchasing item descriptions and quantities -- dramatically saving cost...

2013-11-18 12:33:09

DUBLIN, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gsb89m/tess_t6c007w_12w) has announced the addition of the "TESS T-6C007W 12W 1000lm A19 LED Lamp Reverse Costing Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gsb89m/tess_t6c007w_12w ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) How Taiwan TESS is improving price-performance ratio of LED lamps Solutions used...

2013-09-12 04:22:49

LONDON, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Business uncertainty continues to pressurise global organisations. According to the recent Finance Leaders Survey of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants, CFOs must set priorities and continue to focus on the traditional gate-keeping functions of cost reduction and financial controls. They say, it should not be a one-time action and that it can be used regularly to strengthen...

2013-05-02 12:21:03

LONDON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Additional hidden extras bought on pick up of a rental vehicle can nearly double a holidaymaker's original quote With the summer holiday season fast approaching many people will be looking to hire a car to help them get the most out of their trip. Booking online is the most popular method to obtain a quote and book and, with so many sites and suppliers available, consumers can get low cost car hire within minutes. However, on...