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The Benefits of Sourcing a Manufacturing Supply Chain Locally

In light of the recent coronavirus pandemic, it has become much more cost-effective for manufacturers to source locally rather than nationally or internationally. A recent article published by Thomasnet examines why local sourcing is the best choice for manufacturers. According to the article, local sourcing is good for manufacturing supply chains because it provides: Greater .....

Adapting to Crises in the Manufacturing Sector

The manufacturing industry is facing numerous threats. In order to adapt to circumstances and remain in business, manufacturers need to adjust their supply chain methods and respond to consumer demand, writes Andy Rodosevich in a recent article for Forbes. With the dual goal of maintaining business and employees and contributing to the needs of the .....

Prepare for a Slow Recovery

Though the recession associated with the coronavirus pandemic has been relatively short, it has had an enormous impact on many manufacturers. In a recent article from Industry Week, author Stephen Gold examines some of the impacts that manufacturers will feel for years to come. Gold examines the results of a recent survey of large, global .....

Weathering the Coronavirus Crisis: Part Two

Many manufacturers are struggling in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Manufacturing Business Technology released a series of articles that offer tips for manufacturers on staying relevant during the current upheaval. In the second installment of the series, author Andrew Walker offers manufacturers three additional strategies for meeting the challenge of the coronavirus crisis. .....

Weathering the Coronavirus Crisis: Part One

Many manufacturers are struggling in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Manufacturing Business Technology began a series of articles that offer tips for manufacturers on staying relevant during the current upheaval. In the first installment of the series, author Andrew Walker offers two key steps for manufacturers to take in order to meet the .....

What the Paycheck Protection Program Means for Contractors

The Paycheck Protection Program is an initiative created by Congress to address the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on small businesses in the U.S. A recent article for Construction Dive takes a look at the program from the perspective of contractors in order to help clarify what it means for them. For many organizations, .....

Planning for a Second Wave

While we continue to move safely to reopen the economy after the initial coronavirus pandemic, construction business owners should keep in mind the possibility of a second wave of the virus. A recent article for Construction Dive offers the following tips for how construction organizations can make preparations for a second round of COVID-19: Establish .....

Case Study: Bringing Training In-House

The long-term shortage of skilled laborers in the construction field can make preparing your company for the future a challenge. In a recent article for Construction Executive, author Wade Leipold examines the case of Faith Technologies, a company that has made a strong commitment to thorough, in-house training for its employees in order to secure .....

Key Takeaways from the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on companies in all industries. In a recent article for Construction Executive, Scott Cox interviewed the leaders of three large construction companies about what they have learned from the crisis. Here is a brief overview of the takeaways that the presidents and CEOs of large construction companies .....

Building a Strong Future for Your Construction Company

Construction businesses that achieve long-term success have something in common: they do not shy away from succession planning. In order to build a firm footing for your organization, both today and into the future, you need to be practical and proactive about considering the future. A recent article for Construction Executive discusses key strategies for .....