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Staff Writer, ThomasNet, 3/22/2019
A writer at ThomasNet uses reports from Barron and The Bureau of Labor Statistics to debunk the popular trucker shortage myth. Apparently, there's certain data that can be "problematic" and where most deduce a trucker shortage from the data like turnover rates and spikes in pay, it could actually be epxlained by something else. However, do not write off shortages altogether. Visit for the whole story.
Latest Procurement Technology Not Adopted Very Fast, LevaData Finds
Tom Cosgrove, Spend Matters, 3/18/2019
LevaData conducted a study proving most procurement professionals understand the advantages of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), but seems to drop the ball when it comes to implementing or adopting these tools. LevaData,a cloud-based cognitive sourcing platform that offers market intelligence and supply chain cost management solutions, reports statistical findings from their study on how companies are underperforming using old methodology and where they should be. Visit Spend Matters, as Cosgrove breaks down key takeaways from their study.