CAPS News - 11 August 2021
Supply chain shortages: how did this happen and what’s to come?
A new CAPS report, Assessing the Current State of Supply Chain Shortages, takes a look at issues causing capacity crunches in different markets and the outlook for supply managers. This report is available to both CAPS members and non-members now. [Read more in the CAPS blog]
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Leverage suppliers’ past and future innovation to gain value
The breadth and depth of a supplier’s knowledge and expertise can predict its likelihood to create useful innovations. What other factors should you be measuring? Check out the CAPS report, Measuring and Managing Supplier Innovation.
[Read more in the CAPS Library]
As interest in renewable energy grows, oil & gas remains strong
The oil and gas industry supported 11.3 million jobs in the U.S. in 2019. Labor income from these same jobs was $892.7 billion. How will the future of energy impact the labor market?
[Read more on Business Insider]
Analysts continue to increase S&P 500 earnings estimates
88% of S&P 500 companies report positive earnings per share (EPS) surprise for Q2 2021. View a detailed PDF report of Q2 earnings data.
[Learn more on FactSet]
Economic activity in services sector grows 14th month in a row
According to the July 2021 Services ISM® Report On Business® the services sector has expanded for all but two of the last 138 months.
[Read more on ISM]