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Experts Discuss Future of Supply Chain Landscape

With supply chain challenges not looking to end anytime soon, particularly as worker shortages continue, experts gathered online recently with some tips on how companies can find long-term solutions. However, labor isn’t the only issue. Robert Handfield, professor of supply … Continue reading

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White House Launches Supply Chain Dashboard

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., handle 40% of containerized imports entering the United States. Typically, only a few container ships are “at anchor,” waiting to dock. On October 29, there were 75 waiting for their turn. … Continue reading

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Construction Outlook: No Good News for Labor, Shift in Office Construction

Annual predictions surrounding overall construction activity always include a mix of good and bad news. Perhaps the institutional segment is strong, while office construction is stagnant. Often, economists would point to the future, even a year or two out, and … Continue reading

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Construction Firms Cautiously Optimistic Headed into New Year

There’s plenty of building to be done in 2016, and construction firms throughout the United States are prepared to grow the sector’s workforce to meet the demand. According to survey results from the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) annual industry hiring … Continue reading

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