Tag Archives: supply chain data

The End Is Nigh: Approaching Economic Escape Velocity After COVID

By Jason Schenker United States and global growth prospects have improved greatly since the start of the year. The rollout of COVID vaccinations has proven to be the logical antidote to the economic woes engendered by the pandemic. Yes, there are still some sectors that lag and some regions experiencing sluggish recoveries. But the labor market, the economy and the ...

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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Economic Improvements Against a Backdrop of Base Effects and Tax Policy Risks

By Jason Schenker Despite major challenges at the start of the year, 2021 is poised to build economic momentum in the months and quarters ahead. This is true for manufacturing and material handling, but service industries are also poised to gain ground and experience significant year-on-year growth in the months ahead as vaccinations reach scale domestically and abroad. On the ...

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Pandemic Spurs Supply Chain Reset

Digital technologies mitigate risk, allowing organizations to focus on better inventory management, planning for disruptions, future growth and other operational concerns. By Sara Pearson Specter The coronavirus lockdowns revealed shortcomings in many supply chains: cutting off supplies of raw materials and components; impacting labor with social distancing guidelines; increasing online consumer buying habits. As a result, many organizations’ supply chains ...

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