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The Future for an E-sourcing Solutions Builder
TradeStone will introduce several planning capabilities that bind existing sourcing and order execution functionality, and featuring significant enhancements to

e sourcing purchases  planning capabilities that bind existing sourcing and order execution functionality, and which features significant enhancements to the Finance and Logistics modules, with the idea of continuing to foster rapid adoption and deployment across expanding supply chains. The new features in Version 3.5 support retailers, vendors, and manufacturers in building out their own exclusive TradeStone Commerce Communities , whose members should benefit from the suite's ability to connect planning, sourcing, and order

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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