maximizes a businesss strengths and opportunities but at the same time

Maximizes a businesss strengths and opportunities but

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maximizes a business‘s strengths and opportunities but at the same time minimizes its weaknesses & threats. 3.5.1 Strengths The cement industry has many strengths to be considered. Cement is, literally, the building block of the construction industry. Almost every building constructed relies on cement for its foundation. 80 The cement business is a $10 billion industry, measured by annual cement shipments. There is also a strong reputation behind the cement industry. Cement is a solid material and consumers rarely have complaints about the product. Regional distribution plants have also made cement widely available to any type of buyer. 3.5.2 Weaknesses The cement industry is not without its drawbacks. The cement industry relies on construction jobs to create a profit. But the cement industry heavily relies on weather. About two-thirds of cement production takes place between May and October. Cement producers often use the winter months to produce and stockpile cement, to meet demand. Another weakness is the cost of transport; the cost of transporting cement is high and this keeps cement from being profitable over long distances. In other words, shipping cement costs more than the profit from selling it.
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  • Fall '14
  • Ravi Prasad
  • cement industry

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