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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
A majority (57%) of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction is a higher priority than long-term growth in 2014, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
The challenge for business leaders is in finding the best supply chain talent, says, Mike Burnette, Associate Director at The Global Supply Chain Institute University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration.
When the Air Freight Forwarder’s Association (AfA) stages its annual conference next month, the focus will be “closing the deal.”
Monday, March 03, 2014
Although there have been recent signs of new hires in the logistcs sector, managers are being advised to remain cautious when it comes to investing in human capital this year.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Innovation isn’t the only path to prosperity. However, a growing number of companies have come to think that innovation’s risks outweigh its benefits. Thus they’ve opted to retain their “safe” business models and also focus more on product line extensions than real breakthroughs.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The potential of these developing countries remains strong and still influences business strategies.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Beacon Economics’ California Trade Report will not be released this month due to the Federal government shutdown.
They are concerned about potential tax increases, government regulations, compliance with the Affordable Care Act and the current strength of the U.S. and global economies.
A significant majority of middle market executives agree that middle market job growth will have a significant impact on strengthening the U.S. economy (96%). Despite this, 83% believe Congress is doing too little to support the middle market; while 95% disapprove of the job performance of Congress and 70% disapprove of the job performance of President Obama.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
According to IHS Global Insight economists, the manufacturing sector is looking better, but not that good.