Supply chain

CT contrast shortage largely resolved, but supply chain problem persists

“GE Healthcare’s Shanghai plant has been operating at 100% production capacity since Wednesday, June 8, following the easing of local COVID-related restrictions,” the company said in a June 14 statement. “We continue to keep our customers informed of the resumption of supply.” But the crisis is likely to …

Read More »

Supply chain pressures will persist in 2022

June 23, 2022 By Doug Baker, Vice President, Industry Relations, IMF The food industry has seen its fair share of disruptions over the past two years and one thing is clear, supply chains remain under significant pressure. With the additional disruptions recently caused by the war in Ukraine, ongoing COVID-19 …

Read More »

Xbox controllers succumb to supply chain shortages

The gaming industry is no stranger to the global supply chain shortage that has plagued since the middle of 2020. Graphics cards, SSDs, consoles, and now even Xbox controllers have been in short supply . Microsoft recently confirmed the latter (cheers, IGN), stating that customers around the world will be …

Read More »

Supply chain issues causing major delays for machine shops

If you need repairs on your car, be prepared to pay more and wait longer. “Crash items, especially on newer cars, you’re going to be waiting for them for weeks,” said mechanic and owner Demetri Kamar. “Larger items like transmissions, engines [will be] weeks.” Kamar runs two auto repair shops, …

Read More »

Op-Ed: How Economic Trade Liberalization Could Reduce Inflation and Supply Chain Problems

Major economies faced new challenges over the past year. The United States is grappling with both supply chain blockages and a critical shortage of infant formula. The European Union faces the threat of scarce energy supplies, due to sanctions on Russian fossil fuel exports. And almost all countries have high …

Read More »

Scotch whiskey producers face supply chain and rising interest rates

Donald Trump’s trade wars have had a devastating impact on small Scotch whiskey producers, combining with Covid-19 travel restrictions to cut revenues by almost a tenth. While the country’s top 20 independent distilleries can expect a better 12 months, their recovery is threatened by lack of space for shipping containers, …

Read More »

The Pentagon shares a new vision to solve problems in its microelectronics supply chain

Written by Brandi Vincent June 17, 2022 | FEDSCOOP The Pentagon this week released a broad “microelectronics vision” that outlines the fundamental framework for its highly anticipated and developing national strategy to help comprehensively mitigate growing supply chain vulnerabilities. However, some observers found it lacking in detail. The 12-page document …

Read More »

Pad Shortage Fueled by Supply Chain Issues and Material Shortages, Not Customers

In 2020, an Oregon-based nonprofit that works to provide free menstrual products to communities in need, distributed over 2 million tampons. In 2021, it distributed more than 1.5 million. In mid-2022, the group, called PERIOD, was only able to send 200,000 stamps, according to Kate Barker Swindell, the association’s services …

Read More »

supply chain: Fuel shortage to disrupt supply chains: Carrier Corps

According to the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), the fuel shortage in the country is likely to disrupt supply chains across all sectors of the economy. “We have been reported by our members regarding shortage of diesel at pumps in various states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka,” …

Read More »

Boeing and Airbus hit as supply chain issues hamper plane production

Final assembly of the A320 in Hamburg Credit Airbus. By Ian Putzger in Toronto 06/17/2022 For ten days in May, Boeing virtually halted production of its 737 MAX, the the wall street journal reported this month, citing unidentified sources who attributed the disruption to supply chain grunts. In the past, …

Read More »

Tata Motors susceptible to supply chain shocks in FY23

Tata Motors said the unavailability of critical parts supply could force the company to halt production at some or all of its global factories and this would have a significant negative impact on its future cash flow. The comments were made by Tata Group Chairman N Chandrasekaran in the company’s …

Read More »

Paper shortage adds hurdles to magazine supply chain

Paper is one of many commodities in short supply these days, and the shortage has been exacerbated by supply chain blockages and an upsurge in demand. Mother Jones production manager Claudia Smukler recently wrote about the difficulties in the print magazine supply chain. “The whole process – harvesting the wood …

Read More »

NPA demands more from supply chain and government

Posted on June 15, 2022 The National Pig Association (NPA) has called on the supply chain and government to ‘do more to support pig producers’ as new data shows how much the industry has contracted over the past 12 months . New data from smart software company AgroVision shows how …

Read More »

Soaring gas prices. Supply Chain. Are people switching to electric cars? | Company

Gasoline prices were above $7 a gallon at a Shell station on Fourth and Bryant streets early last week. Craig Lee / The Examiner These days, it feels like the city’s electric car owners are driving past gas stations with some smugness. Seven dollars a gallon? Not their problem. But …

Read More »

Supply chain crisis could create popcorn shortage

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) — Salty, buttery, and now in short supply: popcorn. Concerns are growing for businesses as the traditional go-to cinema snack faces shortages in cinemas. John Watzke, …

Read More »

Insulin shortage could be the next supply chain crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Lest you think the baby formula shortage happened overnight or is an isolated problem, think again. It can and will be solved with fewer regulations, a global marketplace, a Trumpian-style public/private partnership, and a deep caveat. But infant formula is just the …

Read More »

Nissan calls chip shortage ‘new normal’ amid supply chain nightmare

The global shortage of semiconductor chips continues to have a profound effect on automakers, which are grappling with supply chain issues as they try to meet consumer demand for vehicles. Like many automakers, Nissan has been forced to cut production of its cars. Fortunately, however, the news wasn’t all bad …

Read More »

Supply chain issues and surge in demand lead to shortage of tampons and menstrual products

People looking for stamps and other vintage goods find store shelves sparsely stocked and higher prices, CNN reports. Driving the news: Popular retailers CVS and Walgreens, as well as major manufacturer Proctor & Gamble, have acknowledged a shortage of tampons and other menstrual products and said they are working to …

Read More »

Chlorine supply chain issues could impact Michiganders’ summer plans

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — With summer approaching, people are excited to cool off poolside, but some are struggling to get the chemicals needed to open them. A pool supply store in Lansing told News 10 that they just received a handful of products, but don’t expect to get their hands …

Read More »

Report: Worsening supply chain, manufacturing equipment issues for TSMC and Samsung could hit HPC and AI

credit: Shutterstock To the combination of economic and geopolitical forces generating high global inflation and growing recession expectations, one can include the continued shortage of microprocessors which, according to a Wall Street Journal article, could have a direct impact on advanced chips, including those used in HPC and AI. Although …

Read More »

Smith finds an ideal solution to address customer supply chain issues

Many companies have struggled to obtain needed parts and equipment as the global supply chain remains entangled. But for Smith, an international distributor of electronic components, these struggles represented an opportunity for growth. “When people hear that you’re in the computer chip business and they hear about the massive shortage …

Read More »

“Supply chain shortages drive shift to software solutions”

Shortages of key semiconductor components have accelerated the shift to adopting software solutions in audio products. That’s according to a briefing to InfoComm by Joshua Rush, chief marketing officer, and Chris Ware, senior vice president of product development at Audinate. Rush and Ware were joined by TJ Adams, vice president …

Read More »

Uber Freight and Waymo Via announce new strategic partnership

Earlier this week, San Francisco-based Uber Freight, a subsidiary of ubiquitous ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app connects trucking companies with loads to haul, and Mountain View-based Waymo Via, in California, the trucking and local delivery unit of self-driving technology company Waymo, announced it has established a long-term strategic partnership. …

Read More »

Supply chain bottlenecks ease as tight trucking market sees relief

Supply chain pressure on the U.S. economy has fallen to its lowest level since December 2020 as activity in the trucking sector begins to cool after peaking in the first quarter, according to a new report from the June 7 Logistics Managers Index. The index fell to 67.1 in May, …

Read More »

The Frictionless Supply Chain

SILICON VALLEY, California, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Reshoring Institute, in conjunction with Supply Chain Management Review and Peerless Media, announces the introduction of a new video released by Rosemary coats. The new show, titled “The Frictionless Supply Chain,” will feature interviews with leaders in supply chain management. https://www.scmr.com/podcast/welcome_to_frictionless_a_new_podcast_hosted_by_rosemary_coates …

Read More »

Senator Warner Praises Supply Chain Work of Arlington’s First Billion-Dollar Startup | ARLnow

Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow, Startup Monday is a weekly column that features Arlington-based startups, founders, and other local tech news. Monday Properties proudly presents 1515 Wilson Blvd in Rosslyn. A Ballston-based tech company is on the cutting edge of supply chain issues facing the country, Sen. …

Read More »

Building a stable labor supply chain, a key solution for post-pandemic recovery | Company

The 4th Vietnam Economic Forum attracts over 600 local and international delegates. (Photo: SGGP) Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh said the pandemic had left negative effects on the labor market as well as workers’ jobs and incomes. Labor supply has shrunk sharply as the …

Read More »

Supply chain issues affecting the paper used to print vehicle titles | Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — Put groceries, baby formula and cars aside, there’s now a new shortage and it’s causing problems for Oklahomans trying to buy and sell vehicles. The Oklahoma Tax Commission is facing a shortage of title paper, which is used to print vehicle and motorboat titles. Most titles are …

Read More »

Supply chain issues affecting the paper used to print vehicle titles | New

OKLAHOMA CITY — Put groceries, baby formula and cars aside, there’s now a new shortage and it’s causing problems for Oklahomans trying to buy and sell vehicles. The Oklahoma Tax Commission is facing a shortage of title paper, which is used to print vehicle and motorboat titles. Most titles are …

Read More »

Intel: Acquiring semi-towers is good for the supply chain (NASDAQ:INTC)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images When it comes to foundries, most of us have the mighty Taiwan Semiconductor Company (TSM) in mind, but there is also the Israeli company Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM) which is about to be acquired by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). News of the deal dates back to February, and …

Read More »

Supply Chain Issues Ability to Stretch Board Oversight

Lack of board oversight of the supply chain can derail a company’s financial performance. Getty Images Organizational supply chain management is the newest, though entirely undesirable, oversight responsibility for the overburdened board. From congested ports and truck driver shortages to extreme weather conditions, a host of disparate factors continue to …

Read More »

BL&P faces material shortage amid supply chain crisis

Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) says disruptions to the global supply chain have led to a shortage of materials needed for some of its operations. However, he said he was working with suppliers “around the clock to manage the situation in the interest of the country, the company and its …

Read More »

Launch of Hero MotoCorp’s first EV product delayed due to supply chain issues

Hero Motocorp, the world’s largest maker of motorcycles and scooters, plans to launch its first electric vehicle (EV) product under its “Vida” electric mobility brand around the holiday season – which falls between the last week of September and early November. The company had previously planned to launch its EV …

Read More »

Women can lead the way through supply chain challenges

By Hannah Kain, Founder and CEO of ALOM, a supply chain company that responsibly manages the physical, digital, and financial supply chain of its customers around the world. Hannah has been a C200 member since 2011. The current supply chain boom, coupled with a projected talent shortage of four million …

Read More »

HP raises earnings outlook despite supply chain disruptions

By Dean Seal HP Inc. reported an upbeat earnings outlook on Tuesday, even as supply chain disruptions and Russian sanctions hit its laptop and printing businesses. HP said it expects higher adjusted annual profits after sales climbed 3.9% in the last quarter as revenue from the personal computer business surged …

Read More »

Airbus jet production ramp-up tests health of tight supply chain

Airbus’ decision to ramp up jet production is one of the strongest signals yet that the aviation industry is recovering from the pandemic – but it will be a key test for the health of its Supply Chain. For an industry still recovering from the Covid-19 crisis, China’s lockdown disrupting …

Read More »

Strengthening the healthcare supply chain

The importance of supply chain management (SCM) as a key enabler of any organization’s business objectives has been strongly highlighted during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years. More recently, its relative relevance has only grown through today’s semiconductor and logistics challenges, as current global trends …

Read More »

Supply chain issues? Teen truckers to the rescue!

Shortly after sunrise on a recent Tuesday, seven college students, all boys, gathered in front of a 26-foot-long box truck in the parking lot of Northeastern High School in Manchester, Pennsylvania. Chad Forry, a driving instructor, blew off the hood, exposing the engine – a jumble of metal pipes and …

Read More »

Supply chain issues, luxury tax sinks local boat dealers

“It’s a tough thing to have that demand and not be able to meet it,” says Jason Crate, noting that boaters wait 12 to 24 months for their orders to be fulfilled. Faced with supply chain issues and an incoming luxury tax, local boat dealers are struggling to supply enough …

Read More »

Against a backdrop of rising prices and an unstable supply chain, is it time to open an Ikea store?

Ikea customers hoping to furnish an apartment on a shoestring this summer are faced with a reality. Supply chain issues obsess the company; a store in downtown Toronto opened earlier this week, despite shortages of dozens of products. A quick scroll through the chain’s website reveals cracks in the international …

Read More »

Heatmap reveals the ports causing the most disruption to the global supply chain

A new global heatmap has revealed the ports experiencing the most delays and impacting the transport of goods, including beverages, around the world. Talk to any beverage producer almost anywhere in the world right now and they’ll tell you about the lack of raw materials and the long wait times …

Read More »

Responding to Supply Chain Issues and Increased Corruption Risks | The Volkov Legal Group

The changing global economy raises anti-corruption compliance challenges. In response to economic upheaval and disruption resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, businesses are facing situations where supply chain delays and disruptions inevitably increase demands. and corruption pressures. A perfect example of such a situation was …

Read More »

How are companies reacting? – BRINK – Conversations and insights into world affairs

Economy May 25, 2022 Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management Liverpool John Moores University Director of the Center for Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management at the Cranfield School of Management in the UK Lockdown in China, conflict in Ukraine and rising energy costs are straining the global supply chain. …

Read More »

Taiwan will remain a key part of semiconductor supply chain: minister – News

Taiwan will remain a key part of semiconductor supply chain: Minister – News – RTI Radio Taiwan International Hello dear friends! You must enable Javascript in order to use all the features of RTI. However, it appears that JavaScript has been disabled or is not supported by your browser. …

Read More »

National – Supply Chain Transparency

The pandemic has shattered many things, and people. It broke supply chains – the terribly complex international networks of suppliers and producers that make the global marketplace work. The result: rampant inflation, product shortages and panicked multinationals rushing to bolster their supply chains. Second result: this scramble to rebuild supply …

Read More »

Stressed supply chain managers throw in the towel in search of greener pastures

By Daniela Sirtori-Cortina (Bloomberg) — Supply chain managers quit their jobs last year at the highest rate since at least 2016 due to a mix of burnout and a desire for higher wages. The high turnover rate aligns with escalating supply chain issues in 2021. The pandemic has resulted in …

Read More »

Texas lawmakers address supply chain issues | Alive

AUSTIN – As global supply chain disruptions continue to impact major industries, Texas lawmakers are looking for ways to ease the burden, including investments and opportunities for critical industries ashore . “This is a real opportunity, as you see the supply chain being disrupted, for us to sort of remake …

Read More »

Pik Rite gets creative and adapts to supply chain issues | Coronavirus

Thirty-six years ago, two farmers in Union County embarked on a mission to build a better machine for picking field tomatoes. Today, their company, Lewisburg-based Pik Rite, continues to fulfill that mission and thrives, despite the pandemic and a rocky economy. “We had supply chain issues like many others, but …

Read More »

Inflation and supply chain issues are catching up with Minnesota’s public companies

POlaris Industries, with a near-record backlog of RVs and dealerships asking for more, is bringing in its own “SWAT teams” — what it calls employees trying to fix supply chain issues. At a time when it takes extra months to obtain essential parts for everything from recreational vehicles and retail …

Read More »

UST webinar on supply chain risk management available on demand

A webinar on risk and resilience in the supply chain – co-organized by a supply chain specialist UST and BizClik Media Group – is now available to view on demand. Until the pandemic, value chains were increasingly long and complex, with companies looking to sourcing as a source of cost …

Read More »

Supply chain shortages make it difficult for parents of children with disabilities to get wheelchair-accessible vans

Supply chain shortages make it difficult to obtain cars and spare parts. People who need wheelchair accessible vans don’t have many options when shopping for transportation. In December, my family’s Toyota Sienna needed a part replaced, but it was nowhere to be found. Normally we’d use our Honda Accord, rent …

Read More »

Applied Materials forecasts dismal current quarter as supply chain issues persist

Photo of Applied Materials’ new corporate signage in Santa Clara, California, United States is shown in this image posted August 22, 2016. Courtesy of Applied Materials/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 19 (Reuters) – Applied Materials (AMAT.O) forecast third-quarter revenue and profit below …

Read More »

MacBook Pro vendor to relocate factory to tackle supply chain issues

The COVID-19 lockdowns in and around Shanghai severely affected MacBook Pro production, to the point that the 14-inch and 16-inch versions were delayed until August. In response, Quanta Computer — the sole supplier of high-end MacBook Pro models — is considering moving production to another location, according to DigiTimes, via …

Read More »

Data Shows Last Mile That Surpasses 2021’s Supply Chain Chaos

The last mile is improving, but its on-time performance is still below pre-pandemic performance. This is one of the key takeaways from project44’s State of Parcel report for April. The monthly report also revealed that turnaround, transit and click-to-deliver times remained flat and still below peak season benchmarks, and that …

Read More »

Supply chain issues continue to impact Valley’s furniture business

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – A frustrating outcome of the pandemic that many of us have learned to deal with has been supply chain issues in various industries, but a Madera man says he no longer has patience after waiting 16 months for a $1,400 dining set he ordered from a …

Read More »

Silicon Valley supply chain fixer Flexport tops CNBC Disruptor 50

Aerial view of containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles on January 19, 2022 in San Pedro, California. Qian Weizhong | CGV | Getty Images After a year in which supply chain bottlenecks rocked the global economy, Flexport, which uses technology to improve supply chains, topped the CNBC Disruptor …

Read More »

Hinson and Johnson unveil bipartisan bill to strengthen nation’s agricultural supply chain

U.S. Representatives Ashley Hinson (R-IA) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) recently signed on as the original co-sponsors of a bipartisan bill that would create a dedicated task force to shore up America’s food supply chain to to lower prices and prevent future shortages. “The current supply chain disruption has increased costs …

Read More »

UH invests in STAQ and supply chain

With support from teaching hospitals and other health systems, Denver-based STAQ Pharma is expanding into Ohio with a $60 million pharmaceutical facility in Columbus that UH leaders say will help to strengthen its supply chain. STAQ Pharma, a 503B outsourcing facility registered with the United States Food and Drug Administration, …

Read More »

Supply chain problems are getting worse – and climate change is the main culprit

As the economy continues to falter, the name of the game is product scarcity. Supply chain disruptions have left grocery store shelves bare, forced gamers to suffer console and headset shortages, and led to microchip shortages in the electronics industry. The rise in prices of consumer goods is partly the …

Read More »

Supply chain issues could cloud the future of some TVA solar additions

With growing commercial and political support for a greener economy, the solar industry now hoped to find its time and place in the sun. As demand for solar installations increases, sourcing solar panels to capture the sun’s power is a challenge in the United States, especially since a federal investigation …

Read More »

North Park University’s New Supply Chain Management Major Meets In-Demand National Skills

CHICAGO, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — North Park University (North Park) now offers a Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management (SCM) with a curriculum focused on solving real operational and logistical challenges impacting the global supply chain. With rapid changes in consumer demand leading to panic buying and shortages, …

Read More »

Closure of Abbott baby formula factory, another supply chain ripple

The widespread shortage of infant formula due to the government’s closure of the Abbott Nutrition factory in Sturgis is creating dangerous situations for parents and pediatricians caring for their babies. The plant has been closed since mid-February after a US Food and Drug Administration investigation found serious food safety violations. …

Read More »

Shanghai lockdown sees global supply chain disruption intensify

from Shanghai Containment related to covid-19 could intensify global supply chain disruption and drive up already high shipping rates and input costs, according to ratings agency Fitch. Fitch makes this point in a note entitled Macroeconomic data does not yet reflect the impact of China’s lockdown on supply chains. Rising …

Read More »

CalAmp’s Tracker Brings Secure Supply Chain Visibility Solution to Pan-European Transport and Logistics Operators

CalAmp Corp. Supply chain visibility solution provides real-time monitoring of high-value, high-risk goods in transit for improved safety, efficiency and compliance CalAmp’s Tracker Brings Secure Supply Chain Visibility Solution to Pan-European Transport and Logistics Operators Tracker Network (UK) Ltd. offers CalAmp’s supply chain visibility solution to pan-European transport and logistics …

Read More »

Tesla may stop taking orders due to supply chain issues

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has suggested his company may seek to stop taking orders for certain models to combat long lead times. Speaking at the Financial Times summit on the future of the car, Musk laid bare the drastic impact of continued parts supply restrictions on Tesla’s ability to produce …

Read More »

Unlocking the supply chain gets “intense”

It’s not just heavy industries such as auto manufacturing that have felt the effects of the current supply chain crisis, but tech startups as well. The pain is especially acute for tech companies that use certain types of circuitry and microchips, participants at the Making Physical Products with Part Shortages …

Read More »

Most e-supply chain challenges are getting worse

Article by: Supplyframe New analysis from Supplyframe suggests that raw material shortages and cost increases will persist in the first half of 2023. New data from Supplyframe paints a grim picture of current and projected conditions in the electronics supply chain, where tight raw material supplies and cost inflation are …

Read More »

Supply chain shortage delays installation of traffic lights on deadly highway, authorities say

Supply chain shortage delays installation of traffic lights on deadly highway, authorities say An Avalon Park mother says she fears more drivers will be killed as residents wait for a traffic light to be installed in their neighborhood. ORLANDO, Florida. – An Avalon Park mother says she fears more drivers …

Read More »

Tejas and Hfcl move to counter supply chain and input cost issues

Local telecom equipment makers Tejas Networks Ltd and HFCL Ltd are changing strategies to limit the impact of severe component shortages on their order books, amid intense competition from European suppliers Nokia Oyj and Ericsson Inc. Supply chain constraints, geopolitical disputes, rising input costs and pandemic-related volatilities have led to …

Read More »

Florists feel supply chain crunch ahead of Mother’s Day

Twin Cities flower shops are urging customers to pre-order flowers for Mother’s Day following a supply shortage that is not keeping up with demand. “This is where the magic happens. It’s a mess, but I mean, a lot of great things come out of it,” said David Miller, co-owner of …

Read More »

FourKites Launches Universal Appointment Management Solution in APAC to Ease Supply Chain Labor Shortage Issues and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Next-gen scheduling app leverages real-time supply chain visibility to facilitate collaboration between shippers and carriers FourKites launches the Universal Appointment Manager solution in APAC New FourKites Universal Appointment Manager Solution in APAC Eases Supply Chain Labor Shortage Issues and Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions CHENNAI, India, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

Read More »

New Quistem Supply Chain Management Program Helps Automakers Improve Delivery Performance

RUTHERFORDTON, North Carolina, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Quistem, one of the world’s leading experts in automotive management systems, today announced the launch of its new training program, “Keeping the Delivery Promise: 24 Essential Supply Chain Processes for Automakers,” to help automotive OEMs and their suppliers manage supply chain disruptions …

Read More »

Extreme Networks CEO on record bookings, avoiding supply chain issues and breaching $100M ARR barrier

The headlines Despite ongoing supply chain issues, Extreme Networks reported its fifth consecutive quarter of double-digit product revenue, while also reporting its fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit year-over-year cloud growth . The company grew its enterprise business nearly 20% year-over-year, not to mention that Extreme landed 45 …

Read More »

Non-residential and multi-family construction spending slumped in March amid supply chain issues and labor shortages.

According to an analysis of Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America released May 2 regarding federal spending data. Association leaders urged Washington officials to end tariffs on building materials and expand opportunities to learn the skills needed for rewarding careers in construction. “Contractors continue to report strong demand for most …

Read More »

The hard market will be extended by Ukraine, inflation and supply chain disruption

There is no prospect of a return to an easing cycle in global commercial insurance prices as the current global volatility and its inflationary effect continues, according to a series of industry figures who spoke to the Financial Times. Interviewed recently by the FT, industry executives all agree that commercial …

Read More »

The American president speaks with the Mexican press. on “irregular migration”, supply chain shortages

US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spoke on the phone about an ‘unprecedented’ influx of asylum seekers as well as supply chain issues that began following new border restrictions imposed in Texas. During the virtual phone call between the two leaders of neighboring countries …

Read More »

Global supply chain challenges present opportunity for C’bbean countries – Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President John Mahfood believes that global supply chain challenges, resulting from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and compounded by the Russia/Ukraine conflict, present a window of opportunity for Caribbean countries to explore and pursue regional productive capacity building. According to a statement, …

Read More »

India eyes key role in semiconductor supply chain: PM Modi | Latest India News

India is heading towards a robust economy and the country’s semiconductor consumption is expected to exceed $110 billion by 2030, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, while listing six main reasons why India is the next big destination for semiconductor technology. He pointed out that the country was building …

Read More »

Arkansas restaurateur transitions from food truck to franchise despite supply chain shortages

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Throughout the pandemic, many restaurants have permanently closed, and some have even transitioned from brick-and-mortar to food trucks to save money. But one woman from Arkansas went the other way, starting as a food truck amid tough times and then becoming a franchise. You could say …

Read More »

Northrop Announces Lower Revenue as Labor and Supply Chain Issues Persist

A Northrop Grumman building is shown in El Segundo, California, U.S., February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 28 (Reuters) – U.S. arms maker Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N) reported lower first-quarter sales and adjusted profit on Thursday, hit by labor shortages …

Read More »

Transportation security and supply chain are on the agenda of the House panel

House members who oversee transportation plan to reauthorize key safety and freight regulators this year, while pushing for legislation to ease supply chain safeguards. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has set an agenda for the year that prioritizes measures to hold the Surface Transportation Board, the National Transportation Safety …

Read More »

7 ways to transform the global food supply chain

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories straight to your inbox. Whether we’re snacking on grapes from Chile, peppers from Peru, …

Read More »

Can technology ease the pressure on the global supply chain?

It was a difficult time for the global supply chain. A general skills shortage at a time of rising demand compounded by the disruption of Covid-19 and its variants has led to queues at fuel pumps, empty supermarket shelves and shortages of a whole range of products, from white goods …

Read More »

Inflation, supply chain shortages making it harder and more expensive to obtain needed medical equipment

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. Continued supply chain disruptions have made it difficult for medical officials to get their hands on much-needed equipment, from wheelchairs, crutches to canes and even exam tables. The war in Ukraine only exacerbates these supply chain issues – which have persisted for the past …

Read More »

Amazon crushes the building materials supply chain and sends shockwaves through the construction industry

“Sorry, I can’t help you. Amazon has bought everything into production for the next six months. That’s the answer Andrew M. Smith, president of Dallas-based McRight-Smith Construction, got from a national supplier of steel joist and deck materials when he set out to build a medical practice in the Dallas-Fort …

Read More »

Will supply chain delays impact your next project?

On February 1, long before the start of the war in Ukraine, the New York Times published an article with the title: “A normal supply chain? It’s ‘unlikely’ in 2022.” Here’s how this article began: “As the havoc in ports shows no signs of abating and prices for a wide …

Read More »

Russia’s war in Ukraine wreaks havoc on economic supply chain

Russian President Vladimir Putin restricts fertilizers to the rest of the world. Photo/PA Beer. Bread. Microchips. Canapes. These are the first telltale signs of impending economic carnage unleashed by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. Things weren’t great to begin with. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic two …

Read More »

Advice on buying a car during inflation, supply chain issues – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

You can’t escape hard facts right now; prices are higher on everything from groceries to homes. But the auto market is going through something we’ve never seen. Inflationary pressures and supply chain issues make it very difficult for anyone looking for a car. “Well, it’s definitely a seller’s market right …

Read More »