Trade compliance professionals are used to constant change—new regulations, ever-larger potential fines, and widening ranges of sanctions. Keeping up with developments seems impossible for one person . . . how well do you know what’s going on in the world of trade?
Today’s manufacturers face many challenges in an ever expanding global market. Building and cultivating a trusted supply chain is essential to your success. Reducing cost, volatility in the supply chain, and leveraging expertise are things every company is challenged with. The 2nd Annual MAPI
Following is an analysis from Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., vice president and chief economist for the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, regarding the February 2016 Institute for Supply Management report.
Following is an analysis from Cliff Waldman, director of economic studies for the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, regarding the January 2016 durable goods report.
Following is an analysis from Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., vice president and chief economist for the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, regarding the January 2016 industrial production report.
The role of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) in finance organizations is growing. Those involved in FP&A provide critical information and analysis for companies, including measurements of company performance, budgeting and forecasting, and evaluation of investment projects.
Shared services have gained in popularity within the past few decades for a reason: economies of scale dictate that in a global marketplace, back-office synergies can be gained in-house and across borders and continents.
Having lived through the East Coast blizzard of late January, I can believe that it had any number of impacts. But it was clearly not responsible for the slower job growth, of only 151,000, that was seen in January. The reference peri
The following is a note in advance of a full report on the 2015 U.S. and China trade statistics from Ernie Preeg, Ph.D., senior advisor for internatiional trade and finance for the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Producticity and Innovation.
... Well, they talked, and talked, and talked. I was your correspondent at the annual conference of the American Economic Association in San Francisco a few weeks ago. Just for you, here are selective points of debate summarized conveniently in two paragraphs.