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2014-12-18 23:11:13

The average price of metal boring machines has been rising moderately over the three years to 2014 due to rebounding demand; meanwhile, prices have also experienced moderate volatility due to

2014-12-18 23:04:29

Michigan Municipal Services Authority announced today that it has joined MITN, one of BidNet's bid systems, that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete

2014-12-17 23:04:28

Ezras Choilim Health Center has announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities.

2014-12-15 23:06:59

Neither buyers nor suppliers have a distinct advantage with regard to negotiating prices.

2014-12-12 23:07:34

Demand for meteorological services has been increasing as businesses from multiple sectors realize the applicability of weather and environmental condition forecasts with their products, personnel

2014-12-12 23:01:28

Financial Leader Rolls Out Cloud-based Procurement System across its Caribbean Locations and Implements Inventory Management in Just 27 Days Charlotte, N.C.

2014-12-10 23:09:07

Although the moderate level of supply chain risk in the cargo insurance market has hampered buyer power by increasing the likelihood of sudden price spikes, buyers have benefited from the low

2014-12-10 23:05:58

The Village of Brightwaters, New York announced today that it has joined BidNet's Empire State Purchasing Group, an e-procurement group that provides vendors with an easier and more economical

2014-12-09 23:12:13

The upstream supply chain for motherboards experiences some volatility that creates greater risk for buyers; volatile copper and precious metal prices can cause purchasing costs to fluctuate unpredictably

2014-12-09 23:08:43

During the past three years, the price of 3D printing machines has decreased primarily because of heavy competition among suppliers and from rising import penetration; during the next three years,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.