EVALUATE SUPPLY MARKET

An important opportunity to save time and uncover savings

It takes a lot of time and effort to analyze the supply market. Elements like levels of competition, supply chain risks, price trends and volatility can affect a project and must be fully vetted. Discover tips and tricks to reduce research time, explore areas for cost savings and gain insights into potential risks that could affect future stages of a purchase.

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  • Market News

Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q3 2018

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Commodity Trends, Tax Reform, Interest Rates
  • Articles & Insights

Time to Face the Changes: The Top 5 Markets to Watch in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Procurement Trends, Regulation
  • Market News

New Year, New Bill: How Tax Reform Will Affect You in 2018 & Beyond

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Tax Reform, Legislation, Tax Bill
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New Year, New Savings: Purchases Procurement Can Help Plan for in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budgeting, Procurement Strategy, Procurement Goals
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Blockchain: The 2018 Disruptor of the Year

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure, Reduce Risk , Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts, Contract Management
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Contract Renewal: Is this Price Increase Justified?

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Negotiate, Set Strategy , Contract Renewal, Market Research, Market Intelligence
  • Tools and Worksheets

Video: Intro to IBISWorld Procurement Research

  • Tools and Worksheets , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Time , Market Intelligence, Market Research, Category Research
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Panama Canal Expansion Spurs Growth in the Shipping Market and Beyond

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Deck the Halls: How to Budget Effectively for Q4 Spending

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money
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Will Seasonal Shipping Delays & Price Spikes Interrupt Your Supply Chain?

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy
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Negotiating a Win in Difficult Markets

  • Negotiate , Evaluate Supply Market, Conduct RFP Strategy, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Honeywell to Sell Off Two of its Lucrative Business Units

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Natural Disasters: Rebuilding From The Wreckage

  • Reduce Risk , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
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Gas and Globalization: How Rising Production Affects Buyers

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
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OPEC Cuts While U.S. Shale Booms: The Effects on Oil’s Supply Chain

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy
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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q2 2017

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk
  • Market News

DowDuPont Merger Creates Single Chemical Giant

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Reduce Risk
  • Articles & Insights

#Learning: Understanding a new Category

  • Assess Opportunity , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market
  • Market News

Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Reduce Risk
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Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Time, Save Money
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Falling Steel Prices: The Past, Present and Future?

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money
  • Articles & Insights

Strategic Sourcing: How Government Agencies Can Maximize Their ROI

  • Negotiate , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Public Procurement & Negotiating in Difficult Markets

  • Negotiate , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Conduct RFP Strategy, Save Money
  • Articles & Insights

How Renewed Protectionism Is Reshaping Supply Chains

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q1 2017

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Firms Rally Against the FCC on Net Neutrality Day of Action

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy
  • Market News

Proposed Regulation Rollbacks Renew the Net Neutrality Debate

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Regulation, Net Neutality, Internet Services
  • Market News

A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Identify Suppliers, Reduce Risk
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager at Chain IQ

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market
  • Articles & Insights

Procured in the USA

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Trump’s Budget Blueprint & Government Procurement

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Inevitable Rate Hikes & Their Impact on Business Budgeting

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk
  • Market News

Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy
  • Market News

After Weak Demand, Global Airfreight Market to Take Off

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Reduce Risk
  • Market News

Calming the Bubble in Deep-Sea Cargo Markets

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Reduce Risk , Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Risk
  • Market News

Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Set Strategy
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers
  • Market News

Panama Canal Catalyst for U.S. Transportation Sector

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Find Your Focus: Factors To Consider When Calculating Risk

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Procurement, Are You Driving Your Organization Forward?

  • Save Time , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Improve Credibility
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Five Emerging Markets to Watch in 2017

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , Regulation
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OPEC Cuts & Climbing Oil Prices

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy
  • Market News

Here Comes the Sun: The Falling Price of Solar Power

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Implement & Measure , Climate Change, Solar Power, Renewable Energy
  • Market News

The OFSE Market & GE-Baker Hughes Partnership

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Oil & Gas, M&A
  • Articles & Insights

Spend Smarter This Holiday Season

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money
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Steel Costs Predicted to Rise After Hitting Record Low

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money
  • Articles & Insights

The Highs & Lows of Extreme Price Volatility

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Price Volatility
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Up Your Energy Efficiency And Save Money In The Process

  • Develop Business Requirements , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Energy Effieciency, Energy Consumption
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Cybersecurity: Shielding Company Data from Attacks

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market , Ransomware, Cyber Threats, Cyber Security
  • Articles & Insights

Pokémon Go Lures Prices Upward in Tech Markets

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market , Mobile App Development, Software Development
  • Market News

Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Summer Surge: No Dog Days For Construction

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Construction Activity, Compliance, OSHA
  • Articles & Insights

Online Job Posting: Planning for This Year’s Hiring Season

  • Identify Suppliers , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Recruiting, Talent Acquisition
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

On the Watch for Rising Warehousing Costs

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Warehouse Activity, Staffing, Equipment Costs
  • Articles & Insights

Scholarly Savings: Strategic Purchasing for Universities

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budget Cuts, Strategic Purchasing
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Grim Outlook for Oil and Gas Markets

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity , Oil and Gas, OPEC
  • Articles & Insights

Avoiding the Red when Going Green

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Sustainability, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Recycling Services
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Slam Dunk Purchases: 4 Technologies to Implement While Prices Are in Dec

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure , Technology
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Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Fed Rate, Federal Funds Rate, Interest Rates, Financing Services
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Sky-High Prices: Budgeting for Corporate Travel in 2016

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Corporate Travel, Travel Budget
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Is a Crackdown on Chinese Imports Looming Ahead?

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers , Trade Policy, Chinese Imports, Imports, Manufacturing
  • Market News

Innovation in Creation: Demand Rises While Prices Drop for 3D Printing M

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements , 3D Printing, Manufacturing, R&D
  • Market News

Wood Pulp & Paper Prices Continue to Rise

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Commodity Trends, Consumer Spending, E-Commerce, Industrial Production
  • Market News

Landmark Climate-Change Agreement and the Public Sector

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Landmark Climate Change, Federal Government, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Market News

Guarding Employees and Budgets Against Cold-Weather Conditions

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure, Save Money , Safety Equipment, Construction Industry, El Nino