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Reduce Risk – Be Sure Your Suppliers are Insured

September 18th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

A very costly mistake for an avoidable scenario. Jim, a site manager hires a contractor for a project at the site he oversees. Knowing there is a risk to the work involved he hires a company from a contact list folder located in the office filing cabinet.

Leveraging Spend Through Prequalification

September 5th, 2019|Categories: General, Procurement|Tags: , , , |

Procurement professionals can leverage their company’s spend through gathered data and safety statistics on their suppliers before they hire. Companies that outsource work tasks to suppliers often devote a lot time and energy trying to decide on which supplier to outsource too. This typically involves a Request for Proposal (RFP) process but what if that can be sped up through contractor data gathered and provided by a prequalification service?

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Hazardous Materials and Chemical Eye Injuries in the Workplace

August 21st, 2019|Categories: Safety in Focus|Tags: , |

It is nearly universal that ocular exposures to harmful chemicals start with eyewashing. “The Solution to Pollution is Dilution” does apply when decontaminating the eyes. The length of time and endpoints to eye washing varies with each chemical. This often comes down to first considering whether the chemical is an acid or an alkali. Secondly a consideration of the strength of...

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Why Hire a Third-party to Manager a Third-party?

August 18th, 2019|Categories: General, Industries|Tags: , , , , , |

There are a lot of positive takeaways from companies that provide supplier manage solutions. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of frustrations where there shouldn’t be any at all: complicated navigation, overpriced fees, difficult to understand requirements and lack of customer support all play a roll.

Angie’s List for Industry?

May 28th, 2019|Categories: General, Industries|Tags: |

Angie’s List and Home Advisor have taken a lot of stress away from American homeowners. Their unique software pre-qualifies contractors for residential home repairs. Instead of searching the web for contractors to fix your leaky faucet or build you a deck, a quick search on one of these platforms will find you qualified companies in seconds.

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