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2014-05-01 23:01:01

The cargo insurance market is highly competitive; competition is driven by high market saturation and low barriers to entry and few regulations have made it easy for new suppliers to enter the market. 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 Cargo Insurance to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 01,...

2014-04-30 23:25:30

The introduction of new surgical stent enhancements and patent activity, combined with a rising number of people aged 65 and older, are pushing up prices for surgical stents. 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 Surgical Stents to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The market for...

2014-04-30 23:15:30

Membership organization adds fast-growing procure-to-pay automation innovator to partnership roster. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Institute of Financial Operations is proud to announce that Nipendo, a cutting-edge supplier of cloud-based procure-to-pay automation, has established a silver partnership for 2014. The Institute offers four levels of partnership — strategic, diamond, gold, and silver — for sponsors that are committed to the membership association’s core...

2014-04-30 23:07:37

Cost estimating software developer incorporates a new way to purchase software. West Springfield, MA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 MTI Systems, developer of Costimator® cost estimating software, announced today that subscription licenses are now available. To promote this new licensing type the company is offering, for a limited time, a free subscription license with the purchase of training. “Offering Costimator as a subscription license requires less up-front costs than the perpetual...

2014-04-30 12:24:07

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies struggling to balance the disparate goals of minimizing inventory costs while protecting customers from raw materials shortages can learn about an industry-best purchasing approach from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies at the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference taking place May 5 to 7 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Freudenberg-NOK will share its approach to managing supply chain uncertainty and generating savings through...

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...

2014-04-27 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...

2014-04-23 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...

2014-04-23 08:38:59

ATLANTA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siftit, creator of a technology platform that connects restaurants and suppliers, announced today that it has moved into a 6,400-square-foot space in Sandy Springs, Georgia previously occupied by a Newell Rubbermaid recruitment office. "As a growing technology company, it is important to have an open work space in a central location to help attract and retain top talent in Atlanta's competitive market," said Siftit CEO Mark Haidet. Siftit is...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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