Global Supply Chain Outlook Post-Covid-19: Part 2 of 2

By: Lori Ann LaRocco, Senior Editor of guests for CNBC Business NewsNick Vyas, Executive Director, USC Marshall Center for GSCM & Academic Director MS GSCM Amid all the tumult unleashed by Coronavirus and the social-media turf wars, what has gone unnoticed is that the sands of the global supply-chain landscape are shifting. It began much...
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By: Lori Ann LaRocco, Senior Editor of guests for CNBC Business NewsNick Vyas, Executive Director, USC Marshall Center for GSCM/Academic Director MS GSCM For a visual reference of world trade, think of it as a plumbing system that carries the flow of goods and commodities through its vast, complex network of pipes and fixtures. Trade agreements...
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The U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles is set to be sold for 34% less than the $650-million valuation it had in 2019.(Richard Vogel / Associated Press) California office spaces are expected to keep getting emptier and their rent prices will likely keep declining for years as the fallout of the pandemic persists, according...
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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, and the race to find disinfectant wipes continues. “I figured the rush would be over and people would relax a little bit, but I think they’re still hoarding,” Sean Sphisak, a shopper, said. “There’s none,” Angel Gonzalez, another shopper, said. “I’ve gone to all these grocery stores....
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The pattern is pretty much the same across airports in the United States: Air travel nosedived in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic and passenger volumes hit rock bottom in mid-April. Since then, more travelers are taking to the skies, but an updated analysis of data from the Transportation Security Administration by APM Research...
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The Tarnishing of The Great American Dream and How Best to Fix It – Part 1 of 2 By: Dr. Mary Campbell, Dr. Ravi Kumar & Dr. Nick Vyas “ Last week, the student loan forgiveness bill was vetoed and subsequently unable to override in the house as it missed the needed two-thirds majority by...
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We human beings are a peculiar species. Through words, sounds, and images, we can transcend many lifetimes to transpose our emotions onto the consciousness of others who come after us. On November 13, 2015, as I stood before the Door of No Return, a historic site on Gorée Island, situated about two miles off the coast of...
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“This moment is our call to action,” says USC President Carol L. Folt. “It will be challenging to confront directly issues like racism in our community, but we must.” Read More
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President Donald Trump‘s continued resistance to use his emergency powers to compel companies to produce medical supplies needed in the fight against the novel coronavirus has drawn a bipartisan chorus of criticism. Experts say it could jumpstart domestic production, though global constraints may limit how quickly it could make an impact. Unlike the United States, China has seized...
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One California city is grappling with COVID-19 outbreaks at nine of its industrial facilities, including one food processing plant that reported having at least 153 positive cases, according to health officials. “We have seen disruption across the entire food supply chain, and of course, the meat supply chain is a subset of that,” said Nick Vyas, the executive director...
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