NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 15, 2012) - Global trade intelligence leader Panjiva today announced the New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) has added Panjiva's trade platform to its list of professional business services, which will give library users free access to Panjiva's analytical tools, global trade data and information on more than 2 million companies.
Panjiva is an online resource for sourcing executives to gain valuable knowledge about suppliers around the world. With information on 1 million suppliers from more than 190 countries included on the platform, Panjiva's robust database, easy-to-use search tool, and public and proprietary data sets will arm library users with the information they need to find and vet suppliers, monitor competition, and identify geographic sourcing trends.
In addition to adding the trade platform to its services, SIBL will host a kick-off event on May 22, where Panjiva CEO Josh Green will lead a demonstration on the service.
WHAT: The demonstration session will showcase SIBL's integration of Panjiva's platform into its services. Participants will learn how to effectively use Panjiva to gain valuable knowledge about suppliers around the world.
WHY: Panjiva provides a new level of transparency to the management of global supply chains. Incorporating this platform into SIBL's offerings will provide the public access to the tools used by Fortune 500 companies nationwide.
WHO: Green will be joined by a team of research experts at SIBL. The event is open to the public, and to register please visit http://panjiva.com/blog/nypl-event-registration.
WHERE: New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library
188 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016
(188 Madison and 34th Street)
WHEN: Tuesday, May 22, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET
"We're thrilled SIBL has incorporated our services into its robust offering, providing public access to the trade tool that helps connect suppliers and manufacturers worldwide, and given our use of public data sources, we feel the partnership is a natural fit," said Green. "We look forward to providing the same content and data that the world's biggest buyers employ on a daily basis at such a valuable institution."
"The Panjiva platform is an exciting service and one that the Library is extremely fortunate to share with our users," said Kristin McDonough, Director of the New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library. "On behalf of our patrons, the Library is grateful to Panjiva for the opportunities and benefits of this program that will only increase the inevitable success of our users."
This event is free but space is limited. To register, please visit http://panjiva.com/blog/nypl-event-registration.
Panjiva is an online resource for sourcing executives to gain valuable knowledge about suppliers around the world. By providing the most comprehensive data in an easy to use format, Panjiva informs the decisions that facilitate doing business globally. Supply chain and global production executives responsible for finding the right factories, negotiating costs and avoiding costly supply chain disruptions have been "flying blind." Panjiva is the first and only online information source designed to provide complete transparency into overseas suppliers. Leveraging a variety of public and proprietary data sources, Panjiva is bringing new levels of visibility to the management of global supply chains. Panjiva was founded by CEO Josh Green and CTO James Psota. Panjiva received an equity investment from Battery Ventures and a contingent of angel investors. For additional information, visit: http://panjiva.com.