Fixing the Supply Chain with AI and Robotics
1 Oct 2022
One of the many lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic was just how fragile the global supply chain is. For decades, much energy has been spent streamlining the supply chain, building efficiencies, and finding low-cost options — but the result has been an increased vulnerability to shutdowns, labor shortages, and other disruptions tied not just to the pandemic but also to the global economy and the war in Ukraine.
37th Annual Corporate Survey: Economic Pressures Exerting Greatest Effect on Decision-MakersOct 1 2022
As the nation began to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, companies were still faced with a multitude of challenges. Supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages persisted. And as the Federal Reserve attempted to rein in rising prices — with inflation peaking at 9.1 percent in June 2022 —...
Apair of studies shows the U.S. at the top of the rankings for foreign direct investment (FDI) behind a surge of Asian and European investment in technology, chemicals, information and communication, and financial services. According to Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council’s 2022 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index and for...
Food Processors’ Optimal Location DecisionOct 1 2022
In today’s quick moving market, companies need to start running multiple lanes of site selection work when searching for their next production facility. Some of the most frequent reasons we see companies looking for new facilities involve the need to update older inefficient operations, achieve transportation savings, increase market share,...