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Monday, November 14, 2016
Outsourcing of contentious Tasmanian forest logging could spark community backlash
The decision by the Tasmanian government to outsource the logging of contentious forestry reserves could lead to anti-logging protests warned a private saw miller.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Chinese meat processor company buy U.S. pork giant
Chinese based meat processor Shuanghui International Holdings has signed off on the $4.7 billion purchase of U.S. company Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the world.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Accenture tops outsourcing provider rankings
For the fifth year running Accenture have been named best outsourcing provider according to rankings run by the IAOP.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
National Business Awards extends entry deadline
The National Business Awards have given an extension to its deadline on application entries to Wednesday 27th June.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Japanese Marubeni Corp to buy US Gavilon for $3.6 billion
Marubeni, the Japenese trading house is to buy Gavilon, the U.S. based grain merchant which ranks currently as the third largest in the world in marketing network distribution, for $3.6 billion.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
MPs warn against carbon footprint of outsourcing
According to MPs the level of carbon emissions from goods imported and consumed within the UK is rising, whilst domestic levels of emissions are declining

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Outsourcing Yearbook eBook launched is proud to announce the launch of The Outsourcing Yearbook 2012.

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Mushroom Player Goes For ITO Deal
Monaghan Mushrooms has signed a two-year deal with Belfast IT and business process outsourcing firm Equiniti ICS. The contract concerns off-shore software development support and will be delivered from centres in Northern Ireland and India. Outsourcing is expected to play a major part in the growth of the Irish mushroom producer.
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Friday, June 11, 2010
Value of outsourcing contracts increase by 3% report finds
Last year, companies in the Forbes Global 2000 (G2000) index –the world’s largest public companies – collectively spent $71bn in annualised contract value (ACV) on outsourcing, a 3% increase over 2008.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Kraft signs procurement contract with Capgemini
Outsourcer leverages buying technology from IBX acquisition
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