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Onvia Announced the Release of Onvia 7

Onvia Launches Next Generation Search Experience to Help Vendors Uncover Additional Government Contracting Opportunities Onvia 7 is a major upgrade to Onvia’s core platform and is immediately available to Onvia’s customer base of over 3,000 clients doing business in the public sector. Onvia 7 offers a next generation search experience to Onvia’s clients to help them discover more relevant business opportunities ... Read More »

BIIA Member Panjiva in the News

Panjivas’s Josh Green Named a “Pro to Know” for Commitment to Supply Chain Transparency Josh Green, Co-founder and CEO of Panjiva was recently named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his contributions in bringing transparency to the global supply chain. Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognized Josh and the entire Panjiva team for pushing the boundaries of how ... Read More »

Panjiva Unveils Network View

Panjiva announces the launch of Panjiva’s Network View tool, a detailed, interactive visualization of trade networks.  The tool provides the fastest and easiest way to get a snapshot of a company’s entire trading network. To view the interactive networks, simply visit any Panjiva profile with customs data and click on the ‘Suppliers’ or ‘Customers’ tab and select the Network View ... Read More »

ABC – The B2B Suppliers’ Search Engine for Europe

ABC Germany, a German B2B supplier search engines, was sold by BISNODE to the Dutch Avant Invest B.V. in June of 2012.  Little is known about ABC’s progress under the new ownership.  The ABC website lacks transparency, an essential element in business transactions. ABC advertises the following product lines as per the ABC website. ABC for Sales:  As a sales ... Read More »

Panjiva in the News

BIIA member Panjiva is proud to report that it has recently expanded its coverage of suppliers in the Western Hemisphere.  It added 50 million shipping records, covering trade in and out of several Latin American countries, to the Panjiva platform. Through our partnership with ThomasNet, Panjiva users access to over 500,000 suppliers in the United States. On China:  Josh Green, CEO of ... Read More »

Onvia, Inc. 2012 Revenues Decline 5%

Onvia reported 2012 revenue down 5% to $22 million vs. $23.2 million in 2011.  Fourth quarter revenue declines 1% over same period last year. Gross margin at 84% in both 2012 and 2011. Adjusted EBITDA decreased to $3.0 million vs. $3.8 million in 2011.  Annual Contract Value grows 2% to $18.8 million. The company stated that revenues are a lagging ... Read More »

Procurement Should Make a Takeover Bid for Accounts Payable

Spend Matters PRO started to feature a series on the evolution of the e-invoicing and related supplier network markets, including buying trends that may emerge in 2013.  One of these analyses was more subjective than others, and featured a review of why it believes the time is right for procurement to take a more serious look at making a run ... Read More »

Panjiva Unveils Global Search

Search Engine’s Algorithm Intelligently Presents Information on More Than 35 Million Unique Products and 6 Million Companies Worldwide Panjiva, the B2B platform powering the business of global trade, today announced the availability of Global Search, a new search engine that is a one-stop resource for those engaged in global trade. Global Search crawls, indexes and organizes information from around the ... Read More »

ThomasNet News Launches Machining Journal, Providing the “Best of the Web” in Machining Content

ThomasNet News announces the launch of Machining Journal, with features by ThomasNet’s writers, along with the “best of the Web” in machining content. Available as a daily e-journal and a weekly e-newsletter, Machining Journal meets the informational needs of machine shop owners/general managers and machinists, as well as a wide range of manufacturers, material and tool suppliers, software providers, and ... Read More »

BIIA Member Panjiva’s Trend Spotting Reveals Potential Supply Chain Disruptions

BIIA Member Panjiva’s unique trend spotting services help companies to spot opportunities and potential problems in global supply chains.   Here is just one example of potentkial supply chain disruption in international energy flows. America is in the middle of a natural gas boom, due in part to explosive growth in the shale gas industry. News reports say that the spike in ... Read More »

‘Wer Liefert Was’ Introduces Augmented Reality for iPhone and iPad Users

Germany based company ‘Wer Liefert Was?’  (Who supplies what?) is a leading search engine in the business-to-business.   The company announced the introduction of a new app (Augmented Reality) for i-Phone and i-Pad users.  The app provides a free scan for suppliers of products and services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.   It will be fast, accurate and easy for a user to find ... Read More »