In the business world today, businesses are established and created as the demand for their particular specialty increases. The demand for these specialties can come from a multitude of influences. These influences include economic, government, and legal. There are five particular businesses that were established due to the influences talked about earlier. I will talk about each of these businesses, what key economic, government, and legal influences impacted each of the businesses, and my opinion on which company influences had the greatest impact on them.
Huffman trucking is a national transportation company and has approximately 1,400 employees working in 4 locations spanning from Los Angles, California to Bayonne, New Jersey with the main maintenance facility on Cleveland, Ohio. The key economic influence for Huffman is the increase in yearly revenues and customers. The government influence is during World War II, there was a high “demand for carrier services between the factories of the mid-west and from the factories to the port on the East Coast” (2008). H. Huffman, the founder of Huffman Trucking, increased the size of his company to 16 tractors and 36 trailers due to the US Government thus creating a business relationship that exists to this day. The legal influence is primarily to review the multiple types of contracts to include lease, purchase, and shipping.
Kudler Fine Foods
“Kudler Fine Foods is a local upscale specialty food store located in the San Diego metropolitan area. The company has three locations (La Jolla, Del Mar and Encinitas). Each store has approximately 16,000 s.f. of retail space located in a fashionable shopping center” (2008). The key economic influence for Kudler is to create a one stop food shop for gourmet cooking so customers wouldn’t have to go from one side of town to another to find everything needed to cook their meal. Other key economic influences include... [continues]
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