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CAPS News - 9 February 2022

Building your contingency plan now for whatever is next

In this new blog post for Beroe by CAPS, we discuss lessons learned over the last two years, what’s to come, and the importance of preparing contingencies now. 

[Read the post on Beroe’s blog]

Consumer pessimism grows with the pressure of inflation

Consumer spending is on the decline, with 41% of people saying they curtailed spending in December because of higher prices.  

[Read more on WSJ]

Employment numbers (and prices) are on the rise

ISM’s January PMI report indicates that employment is growing while prices continue to increase for the 20th consecutive month. 

[Read more on ISM ROB]

GE is pilot testing an autonomous electric truck for material runs

GE recently launched an autonomous vehicle program featuring the Pod truck. The electric, driverless vehicle is making materials runs at their Appliance Park campus in Kentucky.

[Read more on Industry Week]

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