Trade Wins and Woes

Davis, Scott
December 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p8
The article offers helpful ways to overcome three obstacles to prosperity for creating more trade. These include knowing the best logistics in various aspects including better performance, extending supply chains and streamlining export controls. It also notes having energy security by tracking the use of fuel and emissions, experimenting with innovation and having a global trade framework for economic growth.


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