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2014-08-05 23:09:43

Industrial robots have a buyer power score of 1.7 out of 5, which indicates that suppliers have a substantial advantage over buyers in negotiating the final purchase price due in part to high product specialization, a low availability of substitutes and high switching costs. 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 Industrial Robots to its growing collection of...

2014-08-04 23:08:00

Suppliers have invested heavily in research and development to improve the functionality of communication technology and integrate PoC services with smartphones; they are competing by trying to offer more efficient services, benefiting buyers as they compete on the basis of price and offer better PoC service features. 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...

2014-08-01 12:20:44

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of July 2014. TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-07-30 20:20:32

Apply Today for Excellence in Supply Management Awards TEMPE, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is still time to share your procurement and supply chain organization's success. The 10th Annual Institute for Supply Management(®) - Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management is open for submissions. The annual competition is designed to further the understanding and importance of supply management by recognizing supply management organizations that...

2014-07-29 23:12:33

The price of septic tanks has been rising in the past three years due primarily to increased demand and rising input costs; the average price for septic tanks is forecast to continue rising over the three years to 2017 as the cost of production increases and demand grows. 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 Septic Tanks to its growing collection of...

2014-07-29 23:11:29

In the three years to 2014, the price of industrial hygiene services is expected to grow; as demand for industrial hygiene services is forecast to grow, prices are anticipated to increase, with only slight fluctuations. 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 Industrial Hygiene Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports....

2014-07-29 23:07:30

The Village of New Haven announced today that it is has joined the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN), an online procurement system by BidNet that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local Michigan government bids. New Haven, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Village of New Haven announced today that it is has joined the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network, an online procurement group that provides vendors with an easier and...

2014-07-28 23:10:42

Prices are forecast to continue declining through 2017 as a result of slightly slower demand growth, intense price-based competition and falling input costs. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of PBX Phone Systems in its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 PBX phone systems have a buyer...

2014-07-28 23:03:22

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Purchasing Trends and Intentions in Australian Mining, 2014” to its store. Inquire before Buying @ http://marketreportsstore.com/inquire-before-buying/?rname=15899 . Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 This report, based on a survey of 110 buyers and decision-makers at Australian mines, examines respondents' current purchasing methods together with the expectations regarding future expenditure and supplier relationships for different plant, equipment,...

2014-07-28 23:00:54

Puridiom Procure-to-Pay Solution is solid where it counts according to Next Level Purchasing Association in a recent vendor review. The system was viewed as a “source-to-pay” system with a strong eProcurement component and basic sourcing capabilities. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Puridiom Procure-to-Pay Solution is solid where it counts according to Next Level Purchasing Association in a recent vendor review. The system was viewed as a “source-to-pay” system with a...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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