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Coronavirus & Economic Impacts

After concern about health and safety is worry about the economy and our livelihood. Thus, we thought we'd address this topic with the latest information by the experts....and a few of our thoughts thrown in for good measure. According to the economic update by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, [...]

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Manufacturing, Logistics & CA to Align

June 19, 2019 Last week, I went to the California Capitol building as a part of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's (IEEP) regional leadership academy. It was interesting to hear how the process works. I also am also representing the IEEP's logistics council as it relates to moving forward [...]

People & Robots Can Co-Exist Successfully

We held an engaging executive panel discussion at our APICS Inland Empire spring symposium on the topic, "The Talent Transformation: People or Robots? There is quite a lot of hoopla in the area of Inland Southern California as this geography is larger than all but 24 states (and soon [...]

UPS & the Rise of e-Commerce!

October 21, 2018 Recently, I went on a tour of UPS's Ontario hub with the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's Regional Leadership Academy.  It was a blast seeing their 2nd largest hub!  The numbers are staggering as to the impact of e-commerce and therefore the holiday season peak.  One [...]

California Steel Industries and Whether Progress Follows Passion

October 16, 2018 Recently, I went on a tour of California Steel Industries (CSI), the leading producer of steel in the western United States, and walked through the steel mill and the pipe mill.  You'll see a video of the steel manufacturing process below.  It is quite an interesting [...]

My 5-City Cross-Country Trip & the Value of Collecting Good People

October 10, 2018 When I was young, I had a doll collection of the nationalities of my family.  I no longer collect dolls, cats or mystery novels but I have upgraded to collecting "good people".  Luckily, I have always appreciated "good people", and I've stayed in touch.  Over [...]

The Ladies of Logistics & Global Trends

September 10, 2018 Thanks to Elizabeth Warren for hosting the informal Southern CA group, the Ladies of Logistics (LOL) as we had a fabulous time and made amazing connections.  Where else can you go and see every key connection related to trucking, the ports, freight forwarders, logistics, global [...]

Manufacturing Gains

February 7, 2017 As one of the panelists at the Manufacturers' Summit last week said, "Have you ever seen manufacturing in the news more than it has been lately?"  Quite an intriguing point.... The Summit had an expert panel on the future of manufacturing - and what the Trump [...]

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