Tag: tariff management

Sales Organizations Benefit the Most from Pricing Software, Just Ask a Soccer Fan | Pricing Matters

Sales Organizations Benefit the Most from Pricing Software, Just Ask a Soccer Fan | Pricing Matters

The traditional core objective of pricing technology was centered on the identification of the margin leakage. The pricing team operated the software and provided sales with insights to mitigate the margin erosion. Put another way, the software served as a business intelligence support system with considerable human intervention. From the sales person’s vantage point, the […]

Trump’s tariffs on Canadian lumber are pricing Americans out of the U.S. housing market | Globalnews.ca

Trump’s tariffs on Canadian lumber are pricing Americans out of the U.S. housing market | Globalnews.ca

The statement goes on to suggest that the 20 per cent tariffs on imported Canadian lumber, which were implemented last November, have also added as much as USD $3,000 to the average price of a multi-family unit. Randy Noel, chairman of the NAHB, writes that the association told Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a meeting […]

Hellwig Suspension Products warns of increased pricing due to metal market speculation and threat of tariffs | The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

Hellwig Suspension Products warns of increased pricing due to metal market speculation and threat of tariffs | The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

VISALIA – Tariffs have dominated the news cycle over the last two weeks, and discussion over consequences has started to hit a little closer to home. Hellwig Suspension Products in Visalia has been watching the upward trend of imported steel prices since March and has now decided to get out ahead of the news to […]

White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico | The New York Times

White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico | The New York Times

Along with fighting the tariffs at the World Trade Organization, European officials have been preparing levies on an estimated $3 billion of imported American products in late June. In a joint statement, ministers from France and Germany said the countries would coordinate their response. “Global trade is not a gunfight at the O.K. Corral,” Bruno […]

U.S. Steel Prices on Knife’s Edge as Tariff Deadline Nears | WSJ

U.S. Steel Prices on Knife’s Edge as Tariff Deadline Nears | WSJ

U.S. steel prices won’t stop breaking away from those in Asia and Europe, in a rally driven by confusion about what Washington’s import tariffs will look like. The rise in U.S. prices has come ahead of the June 1 deadline for many major exporting countries to negotiate deals that would at least partially exempt them […]

Great to see you at PPS in Chicago! | Pricing Matters

Great to see you at PPS in Chicago! | Pricing Matters

Many thanks to those who joined Vistaar at the PPS conference in Chicago. There were many interesting pricing topics discussed, with lots of opportunity to socialize. We took note of the topics that surfaced most frequently. Best practices for managing pricing from both a strategy and deal level perspective when government trade policies impact cost […]

Can Tariffs Disrupt Your Pricing Strategy? Short answer: YES! | Paul Greifenberger

Can Tariffs Disrupt Your Pricing Strategy? Short answer: YES! | Paul Greifenberger

Commodity market fluctuations that whipsaw product margins are a persistent downstream pricing challenge. Should you take price now, incrementally, or eat the cost change? What will your competitors do? How many times can you change customer pricing this year? Get it right or you risk locking your margins into that corporate “unhappy place.” If you’ve […]