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US Offers Vaccine Makers Supply Chain Support As Delivery Tempo Increases

U.S. officials say they are working with pharmaceutical companies to increase manufacturing capacity and production of COVID vaccines as the pace of order fulfillment to states picks up. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 17th, 2020

Grocery store rationing is back, but relax: The supply chain is doing fine

Stores are once again limiting how much toilet paper and cleaning supplies customers can buy, as the third wave of COVID-19 infections ramps up and lockdown orders return. But the companies have .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 13th, 2020

Food Supply Chain In Peril As Plants Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As more than a dozen meat processing plants and packaged food companies shutter operations because of infected workers, truck drivers, pork producers and egg farmers say they are running out of options amid the coronavirus pandemic. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 23rd, 2020

Baby formula shortages easing after coronavirus panic buying, but don"t expect fully stocked shelves for months

Baby formula, which became scarce during the COVID-19 pandemic, could start flowing back onto store shelves but won't be as plentiful as i.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2020

The world"s largest glove maker is struggling to keep up with demand because of coronavirus-related panic buying

The coronavirus pandemic is causing an unprecedented surge in protective equipment. The largest glove manufacturer in the world, Malaysia's Top Glove Corporation, is ramping up production to meet the demand. The company is having to limit.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 1st, 2020

Supply chain expert: Stores will catch up to demand

Although COVID-19 has caused panic buying and empty shelves, an expert says not to worry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 31st, 2020

Futures Movers: Brent oil prices surge to $80, with market rattled by Iran supply worries

Thursday’s gains came as European companies pull back from Iran. European companies had said they would stand by the 2015 international nuclear agreement that saw sanctions against Iran eased in return for Tehran curbing its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Temp and warehouse workers, often the invisible hands in the food supply chain, must not be left behind in vaccinations, advocates say

As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out, worker advo.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 12th, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine makers are scrambling to fill 5,000 vacancies as more countries approve the shots. One is even offering $3,000 sign-on bonuses for night-shift workers.

Companies manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines for drugmakers including Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca need thousands more employees. Getty/David Greedy Companies manufacturing COVID-19 v.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 5th, 2021

Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases.

There has been an influx of American tourists to Mexico in recent months. Some have even chosen the country as a new home. A beach in Cancun, Mexico, on December 29, 2020. Alberto Valdez / Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Im.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2021

Highlights of the day: Taiwanese component makers to see strong 1H21

Companies in Taiwan's PCB supply chain are expected to enjoy the business opportunities from Intel's new Whitley server platform starting the second quarter of 2021, while notebook demand will stay strong in the first quarter of 2021 due to.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 28th, 2020

Why potato farmers are stuck with billions of pounds of potatoes

Potato farmers in Idaho and Montana are destroying millions of potatoes due to a COVID-19-caused glut in the supply chain. When COVID-19 closed down restaurants and hotels, potatoes headed toward food service had nowhere to go. I.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 20th, 2020

The feds insist there"s enough vaccine for all states after some officials questioned why the government cut back their shipments

An outdated Pentagon system keeping track of COVID-19 vaccine supply might be responsible for the confusion between states and the federal government. Dr. Jason Smith showed off his bandage after getting vaccinated at the University of Louisvi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 18th, 2020

As Packrite"s pivot creates surge, hiring remains conundrum

Says Packrite co-owner Michael Drummond: "If we hadn’t reinvented ourselves, we would have been in trouble. We’re making Covid test kids, we’re making food packaging and we had more orders than we had people to run the equipment.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2020

As small businesses struggle, a nursing-uniform company hits its stride

As the pandemic rolled across the country, Childs’ small store, Margie’s Uniforms, joined the mask makers and food delivery services that found themselves essential -- and are now preparing for cases to surge again......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 17th, 2020

Fueling a diverse supply chain in the Twin Cities: An executive discussion

As we look to drive an inclusive economic recovery in the Twin Cities in a post-Covid world, the link between corporations and minority-owned businesses needs to continue to strengthen. For many companies, supplier diversity is a business imperat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2020

Want To Send Christmas Packages, Treats To Loved Ones? Uber Could Have The Secret Santa Solution

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in online purchasing — and the need to use logistics companies to ship COVID-19 vaccines during the holiday season and the surge in online orders is causing a perfect storm. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 14th, 2020

Stocks, oil pull back as de Blasio warns New York City could be shut down

U.S. equity markets trimmed their gains Monday as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned the city could see a full shut down in the weeks ahead due to a surge in COVID-19 infections and as OPEC cut its oil demand forecast. .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2020

Dayton sewing studio ramps up production as companies head back to work

As companies head back into the office, a Dayton sewing studio is ramping up production to meet demands for masks. The Dayton Sewing Collaborative — a nonprofit sewing studio located inside the Goodwill-Easter Seals building at 660 S. Main St. — h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2020

Houston butcher shop sees meat prices surge as Covid-19 hits processing plants

Large grocery stores say there's no problem with their supply chain as meat-processing plants across the country temporarily close in response to Covid-19 outbreaks. But at least one local shop is hurting......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2020