WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic had a profound impact on how shopping and supply chains operate, experts said Jan. 10 during a session at Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic followed by supply chain disruptions around the world has sparked a resurgence of companies bringing sourcing and manufacturing back to the United States or closer to U.S. shores.
Funds from President Biden's American Rescue Plan Act — which provided flexible aid to states and local governments for COVID relief — are being used for infrastructure and public works projects across the country.
TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has signed off on Canada dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering the country at the end of September, an official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Sept. 22.
Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify Inc. will cut about 10% of its workforce July 26, as Chief Executive Officer Tobi Lutke acknowledged the company’s decision to expand rapidly coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t pay off.July 26, 2022
Few industries came under as much pressure and made as many adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic as trucking. Industry executives see permanent changes resulting from how COVID altered the economy, consumer behavior and business interactions.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended regulatory waivers related to truckers’ allowable work time, citing continuing public health concerns over COVID-19.
SHANGHAI — Shanghai authorities say they will take major steps June 1 toward reopening China’s largest city after a two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has set back the national economy and largely confined millions of people to their homes.
NEW YORK — An appeals court in New York dismissed New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against Amazon over its coronavirus safety protocols and a former employee who led the successful union organizing effort on Staten Island.