Suppliers and B2B

March 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Mar2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p5
Trade Publication
According to a European research report commissioned by the MRO Software, suppliers in Great Britain that are already participating in electronic market places are currently trading just six percent of their business through business-to-business (B2B) exchanges. In addition, while 83 percent of the suppliers either currently participate in a B2B exchange or plan to do so within the next 12 months, they expect to gain seven percent in increased revenue over the next year as a result of the move to electronic market places. The company believes that the research findings highlight a serious lack of commitment to electronic commerce among suppliers, which could reduce their ability to gain potential benefits from B2B market places and exchanges.


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