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Key Considerations for Pricing Disputes

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Among the most common disputes in the manufacturing industry are disputes over price changes.  Most often, such disputes involve a supplier seeking higher prices from its customer.  However, there also are instances in which a buyer seeks price reductions from its suppliers.  These disputes can arise for many reasons, such as increases for raw materials … Continue reading this entry

Weathering the (Winter) Storm

Extreme winter weather can cause serious problems. For children, winter weather often means snow days and an escape from the confines of the classroom. For manufacturers, heavy snow and ice can mean absent workers, power outages, and supply shipments that do not arrive. In many lean manufacturing industries, there is little or no margin in the supply … Continue reading this entry