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2014-02-12 12:21:36

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Institute for Supply Management(®) (ISM) will begin offering unlimited 12-month access to its ISM Manufacturing Report On Business(®), and ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business(®) historical data for a fee on March 1, 2014. The ISM Report On Business(®) is considered by many economists to be the most reliable near-term economic barometer available. It is reviewed regularly by top government agencies and economic and business leaders for its...

2014-02-11 08:33:23

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Karl Blomback, Vice President, DSS, CDM, Materials Management for Hackensack University Medical Center states, "Through the MHS OptIC Discovery process, we will be able to identify and implement opportunities to reduce supply spend with hard dollar P&L related savings. The OptIC program focuses on improving our supply chain efficiency and inventory management capabilities while delivering savings that are in addition to inventory reduction and FTE...

2014-02-07 23:24:23

eBid Systems has launched a new pay-per-use bidding portal, eBid eXchange Marketplace, bringing e-procurement to even more buyers. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 eBid Systems, a leading provider of e-procurement software, today announced the launch of their new pay-per-use bidding portal, eBid eXchange Marketplace. The cloud-based service provides users, from architects and engineers to managers and purchasing agents, a wide range of tools to easily create and manage bid events and...

2014-02-04 23:29:45

Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization today announced the Amerinet Strategic Savings Program, which offers members interested in standardization the option to participate in a portfolio of sole source committed contracts. In return for a high level of commitment, participants can possibly see savings of up to 25 percent for products that compose a significant portion of their supply spend. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Amerinet Inc., a leading...

2014-02-03 23:23:28

Prices for absorbents are forecast to grow in the next three years due to stable input cost drivers, which will allow suppliers to compete more heavily on price and, in turn, cause other suppliers to lower their prices, increasing buyer power. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of absorbents to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA...

2014-01-31 23:25:07

Five Leading Industry Experts to Contribute Monthly Articles on Regulations, Purchasing and Supply Chain Topics Mansfield, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Continuing its mission to empower, inform and connect professionals within the underserved global electronics purchasing and supply chain community, Electronics Purchasing Strategies (EPS) has engaged five consultants and strategists to contribute perspectives, share best practices and discuss the latest industry developments via monthly...

2014-01-30 23:28:13

An improving and strengthening economy will increase demand for computer servers, allowing suppliers to keep prices stable despite falling input 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 Computers Servers to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Computer servers have a buyer power...

2014-01-27 23:26:24

High profit margins and numerous costs associated with uniform rentals give buyers leverage to negotiate price. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Uniform Rental to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Uniform rental companies have a buyer leverage score of 3.9 out of 5. The higher the score, the...

2014-01-27 20:22:22

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn923v/advance_auto) has announced the addition of the "Advance Auto Parts (AAP) / General Parts International - Acquisition Synergy Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn923v/advance_auto ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This retail product scores the quality of all retail and...

2014-01-23 23:25:32

Over the past three years, the average price of wheelchairs has slightly increased as a result of the expanding population of people aged 65 and older, the increase in healthcare spending and higher input costs. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of wheelchairs to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014...