direct vendor matchups

11:41 Mar 15, 2011
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Marketing - Management / Writing skills course
English term or phrase: direct vendor matchups
Am reposting this question as previous post went unanswered; see if I am lucky this time!

In a management development course, included as examples for writing and communication skill excercises in connection with statement of expectations:

"Expectation from the begining of the year: Win 50% of the ****direct vendor matchups***
...
Statement Draft: Achieved 58% of all direct vendor matchups
...
Suggested Improvement: Won 87 direct vendor matchups, 58% of the total count. This was a 20% improvement over previous years"

Could this be in relation to tenders?

Many thanks for your suggestions.
Cecilia Paris
Argentina
Local time: 20:06


Summary of answers provided
3 +1comparaciones entre proveedores directos / comparaciones directas entre proveedores
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
4Encuentro directo de oferentes
Juan Uslar Gathmann


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Encuentro directo de oferentes


Explanation:
If we are talking about a firm whose business is matching vendors, i.e. by offering a virtual space where vendors can meet "directly", this would make sense. (Like ProZ): "Encuentro" is the term to use. Conversly, if offer and demand is what meets, "calce" would be a more suitable verb: i.e successful matches between vendors and clients...

Juan Uslar Gathmann
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
comparaciones entre proveedores directos / comparaciones directas entre proveedores


Explanation:
Intuyo que se trata de una de estas dos opciones. No obstante, se requiere más contexto... saludos

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 00:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 110

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agree  Marisol Sahagun
6 hrs
  -> Gracias Marisol
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