Tapping online supplier networks: Where should Microsoft Dynamics ERP users turn?

June 14 2013

We first saw supplier networks emerge online in the 1990s, when the business world was going gaga over the early stages of e-commerce and online trading. Originally tagged "online exchanges," these networks promised to disintermediate traditional distributors by putting buyers and sellers in direct contact online. As part of that process, everything from orders to customer service to financial transactions would take place on the web.

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Note that The Business Network by Hubwoo is the only business network endorsded by Microsoft. The Business Network is a global hub of over 1M businesses that allow Microsoft Dynamics customers to plug in once and collaborate electronically with their entire supply base. The Business Network increases procurement and accounts payable savings. The article below quotes Microsoft on the Hubwoo alliance and ending the Ariba partnership. http://tinyurl.com/m6rdbf2