supply chain

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

Building Tech & Products 05.18.21

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

In Part 2 of Capability and Culture, our Dream Team measures the ramifications of construction's labor crisis, and how the consequences of this seemingly insurmountable challenge may be the catalyst needed to embrace innovation.

Material Crisis Can Pivot Into Material Opportunity: Here's How

Building Tech & Products 06.03.21

Material Crisis Can Pivot Into Material Opportunity: Here's How

Choked off supply – like now, where at every turn, fatal-error bottlenecks, with temporary but indefinite timelines for restoration of normalized channel volume, clog visibility – can and will quell demand. Where's the opportunity?

Building Tech & Products 06.08.21

When Strategy Backfires: Producers' Role In Supply Shock

The time to de-risk forecasts for inflation impacts is now, given that the commodities crunch can pivot into consumer price stresses in the months ahead.

Policy 05.10.21

Builders' Dilemma: A Political Battle On UI, Or The Real Solution

Look at the big picture on the jobs and employment front and both the actual challenge and huge opportunity come clearer than in a one-month release.

Oval Reach: White House Plan To Bolster Building Supply Chain

Policy 06.08.21

Oval Reach: White House Plan To Bolster Building Supply Chain

The Biden-Harris Administration's 100-day review of the U.S. supply chain crisis across key sectors gives specific focus to what ails homebuilders now. Is that a good thing?

Chain Reaction: How Will Builders Respond To Input Pressures?

Building Tech & Products 06.01.21

Chain Reaction: How Will Builders Respond To Input Pressures?

Back-half margin compression looks likely as homebuilders absorb input cost spikes and hit selling price push-back.

Supply And Destiny: A Housing Crisis Leadership Story

Building Tech & Products 05.17.21

Supply And Destiny: A Housing Crisis Leadership Story

"Can't not," the equivalent of program trading on Wall Street, leads from unsustainable price increases to a breaking point. Solutions, anyone?