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Primary Source of Fraud: Business Email Comprise Email communication plays a major role in how many businesses conduct their daily operations. Fraudsters continue to adapt their business email compromise (or “BEC”) schemes, as well. While they may target an entire organization, they often focus their efforts on Accounts Payable departments. According to the 2023 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Report, the number of organizations falling victim to BEC fraud has slightly increased in the last year, as has the number of organizations that have experienced financial loss due to BEC. This type of...
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Sustainability in agriculture ensures that existing demand is met without jeopardizing future plans. Adopting sustainable practices can improve the communities surrounding large-scale agribusiness operations—while supporting the business itself. However, implementing these changes can also prove challenging. Read more in our latest article. Every business, corporation, and company can leverage the benefits of sustainability to decrease their environmental impact while supporting their bottom line. Agribusiness is no different. Sustainability in agriculture ensures that existing demand is met...
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American farmers contribute significantly to the overall US GDP annually and figures in this regard highlight just how significant their services are. The last two years, in particular, have seen significant growth as farmers have looked to expand. With this level of growth, however, comes more overheads—particularly in the form of software and tech requirements. Read more here on what you should consider in your growth phase. Americans love to spend on food. According to data from the US Department of Agriculture, agriculture, food, and related industries accounted for $1.055 trillion (or 5%)...
American truckers have, for too long, had to handle crumbling infrastructure while working tirelessly to complete their routes. In November, the White House and Congress finally took action to rectify these conditions by signing the mega-bill Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law. The new bill, which could represent the largest investment in US infrastructure since the 1970s, may prove to be just what the industry needs. The Covid-19 pandemic sidelined many industries—but some, like the trucking industry, simply didn’t have the option to take a break. Traveling hundreds of...
The farm labor shortage, soaring fertilizer prices, and increasing inflation can easily put a damper on what otherwise should be a favorable time for agriculture. While the effects of these price fluctuations can be mitigated, doing so requires careful planning and preparation. The farming industry—like every industry—has had to grapple with significant (and in some cases systemic) changes over the past few years in the way it conducts business. Demand for row crops, fresh produce, and nuts and berries has stayed robust. But the lingering after-effects of Covid-19 persist, causing supply chain...