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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM


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Estimating manufacturing costs as well as final costs to your customers are particularly difficult these days. Join us to hear about the current tariff situation, what's expected in the near-term, and how to best plan. John Stewart is a supply chain consultant at Supply Chain Solutions, based in West Michigan. Since 2004, he has helped client teams to design and implement supply chain process improvements in manufacturing, food, retail, publishing, distribution, agriculture, and third-party logistics. Prior to consulting, John spent 18 years as a practitioner, where he honed his skills as a line manager and project manager in both international and domestic supply chain. He managed trade and logistics in manufacturing and retail, and began his career as an import entry-writer for a customshouse broker in Chicago. Who should attend: Those involved in purchasing and sales, beginning and advanced exporters and importers, and anyone interested in the implications of the current tariff situation on the U.S. and global economy.

The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.


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