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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. Leslie G. Brand III is the Chief Executive Officer of Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. (SCS), a global supply chain and transportation management solutions company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also serves on SCS's board of directors. Les is the President of the West Michigan Chapter of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and is involved in various community and industry organizations including the Grand Rapids and Holland Chambers of Commerce. He was appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce to serve on the West Michigan District Export Council (DEC), assisting businesses trying to enter or to expend in new international markets. 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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