supply chain

Government, Business

Congressional Republicans Sound Alarm Over Supply Chains

Joe Biden President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pa., on Oct. 20. (Susan Walsh/AP)

WASHINGTON — Supply chain bottlenecks at the ports and rising prices for certain goods are indicative of the administration’s inability to respond to the COVID-19-era economy, a large contingent of congressional Republicans told President Joe Biden.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.14 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Final Mile workers prepare to unload furniture from a truck J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Final Mile workers prepare to unload furniture from a truck. (Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services experienced both revenue and net income growth during the third quarter of 2021, the company reported Oct. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

UK May Ease Curbs on Foreign Trucks

A row of trucks at a service station near Thurrock, U.K. A row of trucks at a service station near Thurrock, U.K. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

The British government is considering suspending restrictions on the number of drop-offs that foreign truck drivers can make on trips to the U.K. in an effort to ease the country’s supply chain problems.

Ben Sills | Bloomberg News
October 14, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Fixing Supply Chain Won’t Be Easy, Experts Say

Port of Los Angeles Containers are stacked at the Port of Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Fixing the broken supply chain will take time and patience, substantial amounts of money, imagination by key leaders in the transportation and logistics industry, and significant policy changes.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 13, 2021
Business, Logistics

Book Industry Thrown Into Chaos Over Supply Chain Delays

A shopper browses books at a bookstore A shopper browses books at a bookstore. (M_a_y_a/Getty Images)

The book industry has been thrown into chaos over widespread delays in the supply chain as the crucial holiday season approaches.

October 7, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Holiday Shopping Season Will Test Supply Chain, Experts Say

Containers unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles Containers are unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. On Oct. 5, 28 containerships were waiting for a berth at the facility. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

With shoppers already starting to purchase gifts and other items earlier than usual for the upcoming holiday season, concerns are growing that the already strained international supply chain will not be able to handle the crush of goods.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 6, 2021
Business, Logistics

Container Crisis Gets So Bad, Coca-Cola Switches to Bulk Freight

A worker restocks a display of Coca-Cola Co. soft drinks at a store in Orem, Utah. A worker restocks a display of Coca-Cola Co. soft drinks at a store in Orem, Utah. (George Frey/Bloomberg News)

The cost of shipping stuff in containers has gotten so out of hand that Coca-Cola Co. is switching its cargoes to vessels that are normally only used by industrial commodity traders to help keep its business running.

Alex Longley | Bloomberg News
October 5, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Christmas at Risk as Supply Chain ‘Disaster’ Only Gets Worse

Broken ornament busypix/Getty Images

Bottlenecks that gummed up the global supply chain in 2020 have only gotten worse, and evidence is mounting that the holiday season is at risk.

October 4, 2021
Business, Logistics

What Q4 and Beyond Have in Store for Transportation

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The outlook for transportation and logistics in the fourth quarter focuses on the lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic as well as the impending shopping season.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2021
Business, Logistics, TCA

Costco Limits Paper Products, Water Due to Supply Chain Delays

A shopper carries paper towels and toilet paper from a Costco A shopper carries paper towels and toilet paper from a Costco in Hawthorne, Calif. on March 14, 2020. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Costco is bringing back purchase limits on some essential items like toilet paper, paper towels, bottled water and high-demand cleaning products, and it’s blaming supply chain delays.

Sue Gleiter | pennlive.com
September 24, 2021

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