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China Port Shutdown Raises Concerns for Global Shipping

China partially closed one of the world’s busiest container ports due to a Covid outbreak. Bloomberg’s James Mayger reports on the potential impact the move could have on global trade. Read more

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How the Supply Chain Shortage is Affecting Commercial HVAC Supply and Distribution
October 27, 2021
  “The HVAC industry right now is dealing with the same issues that virtually every other industry is facing at the moment,” Alexis said. Over the past year and a half, the pandemic caused numerous issues Read more
Weaver Beyond the Numbers Property Taxes, An Appeal to the Appeals Process
October 26, 2021
  The tax assessor’s notice isn’t always the final say on what taxpayers must remit. Companies can easily appeal these decisions with a proactive appeal strategy for their real and personal property taxes . Read more
The Snowball Effects of Learning Loss
October 26, 2021
  “Learning loss describes the loss of knowledge and skill that students experience when they’re not in school,” Grabill said. “It’s kind of the idea that learning decays over time if students don’t engage Read more
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China Port Shutdown Raises Concerns for Global Shipping
August 13, 2021
China partially closed one of the world’s busiest container ports due to a Covid outbreak. Bloomberg’s James Mayger reports on the potential impact the move could have on global trade. Read more
What Do China’s Import & Exports Mean for the Rest of the World?
June 21, 2021
China, the world’s largest exporter, has reported its latest import and export numbers – and they might surprise you. While exports came up shy of projected growth (but still saw Read more
Apple Eyes Battery Suppliers for Possible Electric Vehicle
June 18, 2021
According to reports from Reuters, Apple is in talks with Chinese companies BYD & CATL regarding car batteries, another indicator that the rumored "Apple Car" could be one Read more
China Expands its EV Footprint on the World Stage
April 8, 2021
As Chinese automobile manufacturer Geely, the parent company behind Volvo and Daimler AG, plans to launch its sub-brand of luxury electric vehicles, a possible competitor to Tesla’s growing Read more
Can Geely Join the Ranks of Luxury EV Brands?
March 31, 2021
Some of the recent talk about the growing market for electric vehicles has centered around making EV offerings more affordable to capture a broader swath of would-be owners – but Read more
Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions
February 4, 2021
After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of Read more
Tesla’s Newest Chinese-Made Model Y Begins Deliveries
January 25, 2021
  China recently added another Chinese-made-and-sold Tesla to its stable, rolling out the Model Y electric SUV. The vehicle has now begun deliveries in the country, with Tesla’s Shanghai Read more
2020 US Retail Imports Exceeded Expectation Amid Pandemic
January 19, 2021
  Even with retail struggling through a difficult 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a monthly Global Port Tracker report, published by NRF and Hackett Associates, suggests that the Read more
Will the Future of Drones Include DJI?
December 23, 2020
Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through Read more