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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Just in Time Shipping and the US Supply Chain

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Global Reliance on China and Just in Time Supply Chains Under Fire As if construction contractors and US manufacturers haven’t faced enough obstacles with the tight labor market, escalating tariffs, stringent environmental oversight, and fierce global competition, along comes the COVID, impacting shipping and the US supply chain. (more…)
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The $300 Billion Infrastructure Construction Market Projected For 2020

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Federal, State, and Local Governments Are Moving to Upgrade Infrastructure The American Road and Transportation Builder’s Association (ARTBA) is projecting at least 5% growth in the transportation infrastructure construction sector in 2020, according to the ARTBA annual report. In their December 2019 press release, ARTBA’s chief economist, Dr. Alison Premo…
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The High Cost of Vacancies (COV) in Critical Positions at Your Company

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Calculating COV: The Business Impact of Talent Shortages COV, or Cost of Vacancy, is the most critical metric for determining the actual dollar impact of vacancies in key positions for industries across the board, and according to one leading HR expert, the COV metric is one quite often neglected. (more…)
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Civil Construction Projects Lead the Construction Industry Rebound in 2019

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Construction 2020: Keeping Pace With the Growth Trend of 2018-2019 In 2018 the United States raised new non-residential buildings across the nation to the tune of $452.67 billion. Public non-residential construction totaled 295.2 billion dollars, according to the 2019 mid-year assessment at Statista. That set the bar quite high for…
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US Construction Spending and the Real Infrastructure Gap in 2019

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The Real Infrastructure Spending Gap Despite the urgency of the ongoing infrastructure debate, US real infrastructure spending in the last decade (2007-2017) has actually dropped by nearly $10 billion. This is quite a startling statistic considering the recent spotlight on the infrastructure spending debate which was a significant campaign plank…

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