Trade & Industry Development Magazine

July/August 2007

According to AEA’s recent Cyberstate report, the high tech industry in the U.S. grew by 150,000 jobs in 2006. While this growth is positive, several challenges still face the U.S. technology sector. Within this report and our feature articles, several factors are addressed, including the challenge of recruiting qualified workers for this field, and locating operations in areas in which appropriate talent is accessible.
Within the logistics field, similar trends are occurring. According to IWLA, the 3PL community has experienced positive growth over the past year, with an increase in revenues. However, uncertain costs still trouble the industry. To learn how to negotiate these obstacles, be sure to read “The Power of the Pack.”
In an effort to provide you with solutions to your site selection needs, we looked to the aforementioned experts, as well as several key state organizations. North Carolina, California, Maryland and Florida put forth their initiatives designed to entice your next site location decision.

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Today’s world-class companies understand that thoughtful location selection decisions integrate dynamic strategies across business, customer demand, supply chain and real estate to positively contribute to improving both customer service and profitable growth. With the “Power of the Pack” being an integral part of the operating philosophy at The Staubach Company, use these practical and proven tips to learn how a team-driven approach challenges the process and leads the way to collaboration across all facets of business. more...