12/9/2013 4:19:53 AM
Prices of hoses and hose fittings have risen during the three years to 2013, but the rate of increase has been remarkably low considering the volatility of input costs, which are this market's largest expense and have resulted in lower profit margins for vendors; ultimately, this profit pinch has slightly weakened buyers' negotiating position.To help procurement professionals make better buying ...
12/9/2013 12:05:52 AM
The New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Program is offering six free government contracting workshops this winter, including two of interest to veteran-owned businesses on Tuesday in Claremont.
12/7/2013 9:56:30 AM
FORT WASHINGTON, Md. - Panda candy — that's what the National Zoo's bamboo procurement team told Christian Ostermann he was growing in his yard. True to its nickname, the bamboo is useful when the zoo's giant pandas are sick or acting stubborn about their meals. "The bamboo never stops," senior animal nutritionist Michael Maslanka said. The National Zoo's giant pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang ...