Crunch Time in the Construction Industry
25 May 2022
It’s no news that lingering supply chain disruptions and inflationary pressures have forced project teams across the U.S. to shake up their procurement and delivery processes. The projects of today are rife with risk, as supplied materials’ lead times and pricing have proven to be no longer as reliable as in past years.
Design-build has become an invaluable resource in the current environment, as earlier designs and contractor “onboarding” have become increasingly vital to keeping cost and time factors under control. Design-build gives project teams the flexibility they need for developing creative solutions and ensures proper alignment between the various members of the team.
How to Effectively Hire During the New NormalMay 24 2022
The way businesses in the industrial sector approach hiring new employees has changed. Companies can no longer rely on posting a job ad and sitting back to wait for resumes to flood in. With unemployment rates at an all-time low after the advent of the Great Resignation, the best candidates...
Texas is the state with the most Fortune 500 companies, according to the 68th Fortune 500 annual list of the largest U.S. corporations, with 53 Fortune 500 corporate headquarters that call the Lone Star State home. With the June 2022 announcement that Caterpillar is moving its global headquarters from Illinois,...
Even though the FTZ program was created in 1934, its relevance today is huge. After the year 2002, when Customs allowed for weekly entry (which greatly increased the demand for zones in warehouse and fulfillment centers), the FTZ program entered an even more lucrative incentive profile. This profile is...