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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...

2014-04-25 16:25:42

- GEP NAMED TO SPEND MATTERS 50 TO KNOW TOP LIST OF LEADING PROVIDERS OF PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE CLARK, N.J., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEP, a leading global provider of procurement services and software, announced today that the firm and its solutions have been recently honored by two separate third-party industry research and information providers. GEP provides Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide a comprehensive mix of sourcing,...

2014-04-25 16:23:59

CLEVELAND, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Litigation Management, Inc. (LMI), the industry leader in providing comprehensive analysis and medical information management services for the defense, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Ohio River Valley Women's Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by the Ohio River Valley...

2014-04-24 23:02:29

Recognized by Spend Matters and Its Readers for Innovative Solutions in the Procurement Sector Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Novatus Inc., the leader in contract lifecycle management solutions, announces that it has been selected as one of the Top 50 Providers to Watch in the procurement sector according to Spend Matters, a blog and social media site in the procurement and supply chain sector. “We are very excited to be recognized in the Top 50 Providers to Watch Almanac....

2014-04-23 23:13:12

Consumer spending indirectly spikes demand for metal engraving machines because they are used to engrave various products that are purchased when consumers increase spending habits; this created higher demand for metal engraving machinery and indirectly drove prices up. 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 Metal Engraving Machines to its growing collection...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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