Industry Market Trends

What the Loan Deal Will Mean for Students Now -- and in the Future

July 24, 2013

Congress is set to approve a student loan deal that will cut interest rates for 11 million student borrowers this year, saving each undergraduate an estimated $1,500 over the borrowing period. Critics of the bipartisan compromise, however, contend that the deal, which would link interest rates to the market, will keep rates too high and subject future borrowers to greater costs. Here is a closer look at what students can expect. Read More

Industry Market Trends

How Manufacturers Can Negotiate Better Shipping Carrier Contracts

July 24, 2013

Manufacturers looking to negotiate better contract terms with their shipping carriers should schedule regular performance reviews and be prepared with accurate data analyses and reports to determine “whether carrier agreement needs to be amended in any way and support you during any negotiations that may take place.” Read More