In Roald Dahl’s famous 1964 children’s novel ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, Veruca Salt is a greedy, demanding, manipulative brat who demands everything she wants NOW!
Another week, another schedule full of catch-up’s over coffee with colleagues and the ever-present question of Procure-2-Pay’s (P2P) value
Yesterday saw the long-awaited announcement by the US government of a Ce further $200bn of tariffs on imported goods from China. This instantly quadrupled the amount of tariffs previously implemented.
There are just under 200 days to go until we leave the EU and many are looking at the sky and seeing that the Brexit storm clouds look dark and angry.
Retail energy prices, and the energy sector in general, remain the focus of sustained political attention.
I often get asked what I consider to be the biggest threat to the transport industry and the answer is pretty simple – technology.
Last week’s ABS data showing falling private sector capital expenditure (capex) got a lot of headlines about ‘darkening outlook for the economy’. Was the gloom justified?
Having witnessed first-hand what the Netherlands is capable of with only 185th of the landmass of Australia, our target of $100bn agri-food farm gate value by 2030 seems almost modest.
Last Friday, Australian time, the US placed another US$16bn worth of tariffs on imported goods from China. The real possibility of tariffs on a further US$200bn of Chinese imported goods into the US remains a far more significant risk to global economic conditions.
If you spend all your time looking for the next big thing of the future you will miss all the little evolutions that are creating it right now.