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07.23.15
Insurance Study – A Look into the Average Value of an FF&E Claim
Claims against damaged or missing FF&E can be frustrating during a project, especially when that may be only one of many challenges the project team is facing. In addition to getting all the backup needed to file claims, there is also the question if your provider has the right insurance to begin with, or merely a policy that offers payouts that really might not be that good of a deal.
07.23.15
Key Items to Include in an Installation Request for Proposal (“RFP”)
Installation of FF&E is one of the final components of any renovation or opening of a new hotel. Many months of planning and budgeting happen before this final step, and often times this final step can be very problematic and the budget and schedule can be affected, usually in the form of change orders.
07.23.15
How the Cost of Crude Oil Is Affecting Carpet Recycling
It is not a secret that over the last six months the price of crude oil has dropped to lows that have not been seen since 2009. Currently, oil is trading at less than $60 a barrel, and this is having a negative effect on the plastic recycling industry which in turn is affecting the carpet recycling industry.
12.04.14
West Coast Port Congestion
A recent hot topic in the logistics industry has been the congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The congestion is causing some imports to be delayed as much as two weeks. Ships arriving from abroad and are unable to dock, some anchoring off shore for 3-7 days before they can enter and be off loaded.
12.04.14
It Takes an Actor – How Has the Tracy Morgan Crash Elevated Carrier Safety Ratings?
The world was stunned when news spread of a tractor trailer smashing 65 mph into a bus at dead stop containing the famous comedian Tracy Morgan and friends. The story grew even larger when the tractor trailer involved was named to be owned and operated Wal-Mart. With such heavy hitters in such a tragic accident, the world is taking notice of why something so catastrophic happened.