NATO powers have been united in their condemnation of the aggression (though not in the level of material support) and vow to implement crushing sanctions if Russia does follow through with the invasion.
Automation efforts have long targeted simple repetitive tasks in a manufacturing process.
If you’re having a hard time finding a traditional item or that perfect gift for your holiday celebrations, there are a lot of potential reasons behind that.
The just-in-time, or lean inventory, method that spread throughout the world over the past few decades met its match with the COVID-19 crisis.
The global economy has been experiencing supply chain challenges since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pallet companies have faced a challenging environment due to high lumber prices and restricted supply. The situation is beginning to lead to consolidation as companies look to survive.
After a relatively quiet 2020, merger and acquisition activity has picked up in 2021. We take a look at some of the contributing factors.
Finding pallets remains a challenge amid higher levels of pandemic driven shipping and lumber shortages.
While the shortage of microchips for automobiles may be one of the most visible examples of supply chain issues limiting the ability of manufacturers to ramp up output, it's not the only one. The Biden administration has ordered a review of all supply chains critical to the US economy in an effort to identify weaknesses and work to remove them going forward.
Federal efforts to promote investment in domestic manufacturing may face a number of challenges related to supply chains, cost, and trade agreements, among others.