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UK Manufacturing: Five Short-Term Productivity Improvement Initiatives for 2017

Brexit: Improving productivity is now, more than ever, an imperative for UK manufacturers

In November 2016, the British government announced plans to do its bit to help cushion the impact of Brexit by investing £23bn into the national productivity investment fund (NPIF). This will predominantly focus on infrastructure projects that will improve long-term productivity. However, what steps can UK executives take right now to improve productivity in the short term and prepare their business for the post-Brexit world?

Topics: Brexit Industrial Manufacturing & Services

Maine Pointe  Industry Perspectives: A 2-5% EBITDA Opportunity for the US Construction Industry

Capturing market share while protecting and growing margins

The US construction industry is booming but that doesn't mean companies can afford to be complacent. Even the biggest players in the sector are facing some significant headwinds in the form of productivity, profitability, availability of labor and sustainability, all of which could impact on growth. The key to remaining competitive lies in taking a fresh look across the company’s buy-make-move-fulfill supply chain.

Topics: Construction Industrial Manufacturing & Services