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2014-04-29 23:03:20

EOIR is successfully using Deltek Costpoint across the enterprise to gain efficiencies in procurement and accounting processes, to measure business performance through reporting and financial analytics and to support its strategic growth initiatives. Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced that EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company...

2014-04-29 08:43:44

NEW YORK and NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced a multi-year agreement in which Diebold will engage with Accenture to provide the company with finance and accounting (F&A), human resources (HR), and procurement business process outsourcing (BPO) services to support Diebold's broader transformation strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO Under the agreement,...

2014-04-29 08:23:21

Five-year, fixed-price contract has maximum value of USD 262.5M RESTON, Virginia, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supreme Group [http://www.supreme-group.net ], a global leader in the provision of end to end supply chain solutions, operating under a teaming agreement signed with Pacific Unlimited Inc, (PUI), [http://www.pacifictrucking.com ] has been awarded a five-year contract by PUI to support Subsistence Prime Vendor (SPV) operations in Guam. The United States Defense...

2014-04-28 23:12:43

As existing businesses’ profit expands and a higher volume of new businesses launch as the economy continues to strengthen, demand, and thus prices, for building inspection services is forecast to rise. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Building Inspection Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles,...

2014-04-28 23:10:08

Prices have risen steadily over the past three years due to volatility in demand from the construction sector and competition from lower-cost imports. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Electrical Cable to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Electrical cable has a buyer power score...

2014-04-28 23:01:38

Although buyer leverage in the tablet computer market is projected to expand overall in the next three years, a variety of factors will likely mitigate its growth; in particular, increases in the number of adults between 20 to 64 years of age, consumer spending, and the percentage of services conducted online are all expected to drive up demand. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a...

2014-04-28 16:34:33

CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions released a case study today detailing the success achieved by Post Foods, LLC, a leading producer of breakfast cereal, using John Galt's Atlas Planning Suite. The case study shows that Post Foods was able to reduce finished goods inventory by 12% while retaining their high level of customer service. Post Foods needed to enhance their demand management processes in order to reduce finished goods inventory, improve procurement...

2014-04-28 08:38:44

IQNavigator Hosts Annual IQNsiders Conference this Week in Colorado Springs DENVER, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The IQNsiders conference kicks off today at the historic Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs. IQNsiders brings together industry leaders in procurement, HR and supply chain from many of the world's most respected companies to share best practices for more effective workforce management. The three-day conference program includes presentations by experts in enterprise talent...

2014-04-27 23:01:19

Buyers of walk-in refrigerators gain negotiation power due to the low price volatility, fragmented market and low switching costs, but supply chain risks limit this power. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of walk-in refrigerators to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Walk-in...

2014-04-25 23:07:37

Buyers of explosives face limited leverage in price negotiations with suppliers due to the low differentiation in market products and prices among vendors. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of explosives to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Explosives have a buyer power score of...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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