Category: Logistics

Logistics, Process

How to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk in the Food & Beverage Industry

June 27, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

There’s no denying that the pandemic has upended the world in many ways, but it has impacted the manufacturing and supply chain industries particularly hard. With grocery store prices and inflation nearing record highs, the food & beverage industry is […]

Logistics, Process

Aircraft Carriers to Be Supported by New Logistics Facility

June 22, 2022

Via: ASD News

A new Royal Navy logistics centre in Portsmouth – dedicated to crucial maintenance for HMS Queen Elizabeth and wider naval ships and equipment – has been officially opened today. Providing critical support to the UK’s largest and most powerful surface […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

U.S.-China Commission Examines Critical Vulnerability in the Global Supply Chain: China

June 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Witnesses testified to the threat of China’s supply chain dominance before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Thursday, highlighting the need to bolster domestic manufacturing. The commission’s investigation comes as the global supply chain has been buffeted by the […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Euroconsult sizes $4.4bn Space Logistics market

May 20, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

It says such services, ranging from launches to satellites’ end of life, are expected to generate $4.4 billion in revenue by 2031, with the involvement of more than 50 companies. The six markets covered in the report comprise: Last Mile […]

Logistics, Process

Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdown Eases

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to global supply chain congestion, according to a major shipping company. Shortages of rail, port and trucking workers in China and the U.S. need […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Rivian’s Amazon Delivery Van Production Might Face Delays! Issue with Seat Supplier?

May 17, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Rivian’s Amazon electric delivery van production might face some delays after the electric vehicle (EV) startup sued its custom-seat supplier over alleged pricing issues. The giant retailer Amazon ordered its first-ever electric vans from the EV startup Rivian, but it […]

Logistics, Process

How to Increase Agility in the Chemical Supply Chain

May 13, 2022

Via: Industry Today

The chemical industry is essential to the health of the global economy, influencing many other industries including the textile, automobile, and pharmaceutical industries. Incredibly, the chemical industry affects the production of more than 96% of the manufactured goods we use […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Deputy Commerce Secretary Joins Michigan Lawmakers to Make the Case for the Bipartisan Innovation Act

May 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Michigan on Monday to meet with top Wolverine State lawmakers to discuss ways both to fix supply chains and jump start small and medium manufacturers. Graves, flanked by Sens. Gary Peters (D) […]

Design & Planning, Logistics, Process

Survey Says Supply-Chain Issues Remain Key Hurdle For Design Engineers

April 27, 2022

Via: Design News

As product design gets more complicated, design engineering has become a more complicated, multi-faceted task. But there’s also good news for engineers, as design tools are improving and engineers have been able to keep pace with faster time-to-market cycles. Those […]

Logistics, Process

Shanghai Lockdown Leads to Logistics Disarray, With Quarantined Truckers, Piled-Up Containers

April 21, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Zhu Zhongtao, a Shanghai-based truck driver, was hauling a load of supplies urgently needed by a local manufacturer in a nearby city when he was unexpectedly sent to quarantine. Driving from Shanghai, the center of China’s current Covid-19 outbreak, Mr. […]