Sourcing & Procurement News — April, 2008

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SciQuest, Provista Form Procurement Partnership in Education, Healthcare and Research Arena
SciQuest Inc., whose focus is on the procurement potential of academic, healthcare and research-centric organizations, and Provista, a multi-industry group purchasing and business solutions organization for more than 12,000 higher education and healthcare customers,...
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Procurement Best Practices Among Topics of Hackett Group Conference April 24-25
Procurement professionals may want to be on hand when the Hackett Group previews research at its 18th Annual Best Practices Conference, "20/20 Vision: Are You on the Right Path to World-Class?" at the InterContinental Hotel in Atlanta April 24 and 25....
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Systems Strategy--a Professional Procurement Systems Strategy from Capgemini Consulting
A professional procurement infrastructure is a critical enabler in getting grip on a organization's spend, says management consulting firm Capgemini. However chief procurement officers, supply chain managers and chief finance officers often face the challenge of running various applications in a not-so-integrated systems landscape. Elements of the landscape have been implemented to support...
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Procurement Professionals Run Consultancy to Help Companies 'Green' Their Operations
The Responsible Purchasing Network has launched a consulting arm to assist companies and institutions seeking to "green" their operations--and improve the bottom line in the process.
RPN is a national network of procurement-related professionals dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing. RPN is said to have...
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AmeriQuest Transportation Services Uses Spend Management Solutions from Ariba
AmeriQuest Transportation Services, which provides comprehensive fleet management services in North America, has selected Ariba's on-demand spend management solutions...
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Licensed Baseball Cap, Headwear Maker Implements NGC Sourcing, PLM Solutions
BioWorld Merchandising, which makes and distributes licensed and private-label headwear and accessories, has selected NGC's e-PLM and e-SPS software for global sourcing and product lifecycle management.
BioWorld hopes that the tools will help...
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Spend Management Solution Provider Joins Partner Network of Zycus Inc.
Nitor Partners, a management consulting firm that provides complete spend management solutions to its clients, has joined the partner network of Zycus Inc.
Nitor reportedly has extensive experience implementing cost-effective solutions in...
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Agentrics, Retail Solutions Implementation Boosts Walgreens/Suppliers Collaboration
As part of their ongoing commitment to improve supply chain collaboration between retailers and consumer packaged goods companies, Agentrics and Retail Solutions Inc. have announced another successful implementation of their demand signal management system, which allows retailers to...
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TECSYS, Lawson Alliance Targets Hospitals' Procurement Network
TECSYS Inc. and Lawson Software have partnered to offer the hospital network market a complete, robust solution for warehouse, distribution and facility management, and procurement. Through the Lawson S3 Enterprise Management System, customers have access to core...
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Aries Global Logistics Manages Orders with System from Four Soft
Four Soft, which specializes in software solutions for transportation and logistics verticals, says that Aries Global Logistics has selected Four Soft's purchase order management system software for its logistics management.
4S ePOMS, as the product is called, is a...
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