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Initial Review of Company/Supplier Comparison Tool RivalSeek

Note to procurement professionals: This tool has the potential to be used as a way to identify suppliers in a particular market, regardless how specific the product or service, and…

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Resource of the Week: Export.gov

Export.gov provides US government resources to assist businesses with their international sales strategies. Topic areas that you can access include: Export Finance, Trade Data, NAFTA Certificate, “Doing Business In” Guides,…

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Should You Take the Time to Read Scholarly Journals?

Forbes contributor Christian Stadler wrote an important article in June 2015 entitled, “Should Managers Read Academic Articles,” that discusses the value of academic journals in the world of management and business. He uses Rita…

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Big Data and SCM: An Example of an Authoritative Research Post

A recent post written by Louis Columbus for his A Passion for Research blog, provides an excellent example of what to look for in a credible and authoritative research post. Provided…

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Interim Results From the 2015/16 Analyst Value Survey

Duncan Chapple, writing for Influencer Relations, (Early Surprises in the 2015/16 Analyst Value Survey), reports on strong trends being seen as the survey is now past the half way mark.…

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A Country Comparison of Supply Chain Sustainability

CDP and Accenture have produced a study entitled, Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison, that assesses the “relative climate risk faced by supply chains in 11 key markets, the…

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Resource of the Week: USDA Transportation Research Reports

USDA Transportation Research & Analysis Reports Agriculture Marketing Service, US Department of Agriculture, http://www.ams.usda.gov At the home page, click on “Transportation Research.” As part of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA),…

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