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The Value of Export

September 19, 2019 My colleague, Kusum Kavia recommended me for CIEDEC which is the Califorina Inland Empire District Export Council, and so I attended a meeting as a guest. Export is a vast opportunity. Just consider a few facts:  95% of potential customers are outside of the U.S. 97% [...]

The New NAFTA & What It Means

November 30, 2018 Earlier today, the USMCA (new NAFTA) agreement was signed by the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  It still needs to be ratified by lawmakers but several immediate protections went into effect.  Since I am surrounded by manufacturing and supply chain organizations and professionals in terms of clients, [...]

The Sheer Relevance & Impact of Transportation (A Billion Here, a Billion There)

October 29, 2018 Recently, I attended Mobility 21, the Southern California transportation coalition, and it reminded me of the sheer relevance of transportation.  No manufacturer can operate without transportation; distributors are out of business without trucks dropping off and picking up, healthcare would stop functioning and our frequent Amazon [...]

Tweaks to NAFTA & CEO Input

April 12, 2017 According to the Wall Street Journal, Trump met with chief executives and promised pleasant surprises with NAFTA and talked about upgrading the federal government's computer systems.  According to the chief executives in attendance, innovative ideas emerged.  I would love to be a fly on the wall in [...]

Trump and Trade

January 30, 2017 Well, you'd have to be living under a rock to have not heard all the controversy about Trump and trade.  Tariffs, restrictions and general chaos.... Currently, the U.S. trades significant volumes with China, Mexico and a whole host of other countries as we live in a [...]

Mexican Gas Prices Soar

January 9, 2017 The Mexican government took away subsidies on gas, and so prices soared in the New Year.  A 20% hike in gas prices has spurred on protests, looting and chaos at border crossings. Although the objective was to let the cost of fuel adjust to the market, [...]

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