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All Pro Freight Systems Inc.Chris Haas always has an eye on what the customer needs

As one of seven children growing up in a blue-collar family in Lakewood, Chris Haas has always been well-acquainted with the value of a hard day’s work.

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Big DealThe impact of M&A and why you can’t ignore it

The world of M&A is critical for business owners — even if they’re not actively looking to buy or sell. Executives, serial entrepreneurs and advisers who handle transactions every day discuss the role of mergers, acquisitions and dealmaking in business today.

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The impact of M&A and why you can’t ignore it

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Regional ConnectorPat Gallagher envisions a more impactful and relevant University of Pittsburgh

Pat Gallagher challenges the university to reach more deeply into the community.

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Coastal Pet Products Inc.Kim Stout leads Coastal Pet Products through an omni-channel market

Kim Stout is applying a marketer’s insight to unleash a fast-paced go-to-market strategy for Coastal Pet Products Inc.

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Insights

How to reduce cost without reducing benefits

Insurance companies and TPAs are creating funding alternatives for groups of almost all sizes, which could potentially reduce their benefits cost. JRG Advisors' Domenic Pascucci discusses these.

Data is driving Industry 4.0. Is your company equipped to compete?

Tri-C's Ray Nejadfard examines smart manufacturing, its effect on the industry and how well prepared Northeast Ohio companies are for Industry 4.0.

How to use an enterprise operating system to solve business challenges

Implementing an enterprise operating system (EOS) to govern and streamline data can help your business operate more effectively and efficiently, says EOX Vantage's Sudhir Achar.

A complex industry requires a customized risk management plan

Businesses in the chemicals, coatings, adhesives, lubricants and the polymers industry require more specialized coverage than that afforded in a standard package policy, say Hylant's Jessica Kerrigan and Michael Baumgartner.

How scammers use phishing attacks to steal, exploit company data

Phishing attacks prey on people's good nature, says McCarthy Lebit's Robert R. Kracht. Learn how they’re perpetrated, what legal recourse companies have to recoup damages and how to mitigate their success.