Entries by michelle

AUTO FOCUS: Suppliers face key decision factors in push to head South

Grand Haven-based Shape Corp. understands the complexity of geographic expansion. The supplier of automotive bumper systems and body structures employs more than 3,000 people across its U.S. and global operations and continues to add to its growing business. For example, in early October, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued an announcement that Shape Corp. was planning […]

Challenges The Railroad Sector Faces

Summary Railroads are considered the pulse of the economy and are essential in transporting goods across the continent. Some challenges the sector faces are unique and will eventually be overcome as the economy evolves. But some challenges will always persist, and industry consolidation is on the horizon to overcome them. Railroads are considered the pulse […]