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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...

2014-04-22 23:17:19

Apptricity CEO explains top three ways e-procurement solutions can give companies a competitive edge over competitors. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 More companies are feeling the pressure to source intelligently while minimizing unnecessary costs. This can be tough to accomplish without leveraging advanced technology, such as purchasing software. A truly comprehensive approach to procurement with a system that can fully integrate within your spend management and supply chain functions offers a...

2014-04-22 23:12:20

Favorable pricing trends, a positive market structure and low market risk benefit buyers of professional employer organization services in pricing negotiations. 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 Professional Employer Organization Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014...

2014-04-22 08:34:02

Hospitals, supply companies use healthcare's first online market to close direct deals within weeks instead of months IRVING, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a year since aptitude LLC launched healthcare's first online market, forever changing the way hospitals and medical supply companies arrange to buy and sell supplies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/NY98454LOGO When the initial pilot program concluded in January 2013 - three months prior to the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.