Iowa food pantries see high demand amid supply chain shortages

Bobby Chase’s income as a full-time cook at an Ames pizzeria forces him to choose between paying for groceries or renting for the month. “There are places that don’t want to give hours or a salary that ensures people can pay their bills or for food,” Chase said. Ames’ local …

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Legion to Host 4th of July Parade and Fireworks | News, Sports, Jobs

The American Legion Post 136 will be sponsoring the 4th of July event on the islands. It begins with the annual parade and ends with a fireworks display at the Legion. Islanders should be aware that Stringfellow Road, from the Winn-Dixie Mall to the Pine Island …

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Hobart restaurant’s decision to weather supply chain crisis gripping food

Ian Chan of Oryza grows his own produce in greenhouses on site. Source: provided. As food shortages continue to wreak havoc on Australia’s hospitality industry, one restaurant owner has decided to take matters into his own hands – literally. Ian Chan, who owns and operates the Oryza Malaysian hotspot in …

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4th of July fireworks prices soar amid inflation and supply shortages – CBS Philly

BOOTHWYN, Pa. (CBS) — The holiday weekend is still days away, but this July 4, celebrating will cost you extra. At Wholesale Fireworks in Boothwyn, Delaware, the managing operator says customers will pay 10-15% more for fireworks than last year. Customers prepare to celebrate the 4th of July. READ MORE: …

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US Government Supports Croda Expansion | News, Sports, Jobs

LAMAR – The U.S. government is investing up to $75 million in a new Croda International Plc plant in Lamar to bolster domestic production of a crucial component in mRNA vaccines. By the end of the project, it is expected that approximately $133 million will have …

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Perfect storm – inside Australia’s paper supply chain crisis: Ovato

“While we hope supply chain issues will ease in 2022, factors beyond our control continue to wreak havoc, resulting in a perfect storm,” said Clinton Willis, executive general manager of sales at Ovato printer, listed on the ASX. Earlier this month, the ACCC said it would not oppose Opus Group’s …

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Diesel prices: 10,000 Nigerian sailors to lose their jobs in 2 months – The Sun Nigeria

By Steve Agbota The The President of the Nigerian Shipowners Forum, Ms Margret Orakwusi, has warned that around 10,000 seafarers working on Nigerian fishing trawlers could lose their jobs in the next two months due to the rise of diesel to power their boats and operate their cold rooms. Orakwusi, …

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Global food supply chain problems call for solutions

Global supply issues related to the pandemic and the war in Ukraine have highlighted another global vulnerability: food availability. While international trade allows countries to hedge against domestic food shortages and access larger markets, what happens when supplies run out or the global supply chain slows down or even collapses …

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6 Best Jobs That Might Require an MBA

An MBA is sure to open doors. 84% of business masters and MBA graduates say that the degree has helped them achieve their professional goals and that two-thirds of candidates progress by at least one level after graduation. Candidates can find exciting MBA job opportunities in everything from sales to …

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Check how to apply online, salary, selection process, eligibility here

If you are looking to apply for government jobs, here is a list of government companies with an ongoing registration process. Applicants should remember to check the eligibility criteria, number of vacancies, application process and deadline to apply through the official websites given for each job listed below. — AP …

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Munising blood drive is Monday | News, Sports, Jobs

MUNISING – Residents of the Munising area will have the chance to do their part to save lives during a community blood drive at Munising Memorial Hospital on Monday. Walk-ins are welcome at the blood drive which takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday. The …

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The latest supply chain pain hits fireworks and tampons

June 24, 2022 ASU Business Professors Offer Their Perspective on Recent Consumer Shortages What do stamps and fireworks have in common? Well, both are rare as we approach our next federal holiday – Independence Day. The global supply chain shortage due to the pandemic has brought to light how fragile …

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USEA Virtual Press Briefing: How Supply Chain Chaos Is Disrupting the Electric Utilities Industry

For electric utilities, supply chain bottlenecks have the same two impacts: delay and cost This crisis grips electric utilities at a time when they are already grappling with extreme weather conditions in early summer, presaging a need for plenty of spare parts on hand to restore power. —Llewellyn King WASHINGTON …

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The trickle-down effect of tire supply chain disruption [Audio]

Over the past few years, the one word that has consistently come up in conversations about the tire industry is supply – No. 1 get the tires, and #2 get the ones you need. Inflation has increased logistics and transportation costs, and we are still seeing port congestion and other …

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Supply chain disruption due to war in Ukraine not a hindrance: Intel

Intel said on Friday that supply chain disruption due to the ongoing war in Ukraine was not an obstacle for the company. Nivruti Rai, country manager, Intel India and vice president, Intel Foundry Services, said the situation in Europe is making the supply chain complex and difficult, but it’s not …

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FOREST PRODUCTS WORKERS VISIT CAPITOL HILL TO DISCUSS POLICIES AFFECTING MANUFACTURING JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE COMMEMORATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PULP AND PAPER RESOURCE COUNCIL

The Pulp & Paperworkers’ Resource Council (PPRC) worker group, a grassroots organization of hourly workers in the forest products industry, is passionate about educating members of Congress and administrative officials in the ‘U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Management and Budget, and other government agencies on issues affecting U.S. …

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CT contrast shortage largely resolved, but supply chain problem persists

“GE Healthcare’s Shanghai plant has been operating at 100% production capacity since Wednesday, June 8, following the easing of local COVID-related restrictions,” the company said in a June 14 statement. “We continue to keep our customers informed of the resumption of supply.” But the crisis is likely to …

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Tough Jobs: Mackinac Island – Mission Point Resort Sustainability Coordinator

Whitney Amann and videographer Josh Monroe continue their four-part Tough Jobs on Mackinac Island series. Then Whitney is at Mission Point Resort with a unique, very dirty but important process going on behind the scenes. Behind all the beauty of the island and the two buildings of the complex, 241 …

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Supply chain pressures will persist in 2022

June 23, 2022 By Doug Baker, Vice President, Industry Relations, IMF The food industry has seen its fair share of disruptions over the past two years and one thing is clear, supply chains remain under significant pressure. With the additional disruptions recently caused by the war in Ukraine, ongoing COVID-19 …

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Food pantry in need of donations | News, Sports, Jobs

Andie Balenger | Daily Press Sue Valiquette, left, and Judy Petrick, right, restock the cereal shelf at Escanaba St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank. The two volunteer at the food bank to sort through donations, take inventory and help customers who get food. Delta County Food Banks …

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Xbox controllers succumb to supply chain shortages

The gaming industry is no stranger to the global supply chain shortage that has plagued since the middle of 2020. Graphics cards, SSDs, consoles, and now even Xbox controllers have been in short supply . Microsoft recently confirmed the latter (cheers, IGN), stating that customers around the world will be …

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Upcoming Motor Racing at a Glance | News, Sports, Jobs

Todd Gilliland celebrates after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP) NASCAR CUP SERIES Ally 400 Todd Gilliland celebrates after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race Saturday, June 18, …

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Supply chain issues causing major delays for machine shops

If you need repairs on your car, be prepared to pay more and wait longer. “Crash items, especially on newer cars, you’re going to be waiting for them for weeks,” said mechanic and owner Demetri Kamar. “Larger items like transmissions, engines [will be] weeks.” Kamar runs two auto repair shops, …

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Scott outlines new workforce initiatives to fill available jobs and create more opportunities

Click on the image to see the press conference. Vermont Precision Tools president Monica Green is on the far right; Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington is to his right; Far left is VSAC President Scott Giles, next to him is ACCD Secretary Lindsay Kurrle and UNHCR Director Ena Backus wearing the …

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Op-Ed: How Economic Trade Liberalization Could Reduce Inflation and Supply Chain Problems

Major economies faced new challenges over the past year. The United States is grappling with both supply chain blockages and a critical shortage of infant formula. The European Union faces the threat of scarce energy supplies, due to sanctions on Russian fossil fuel exports. And almost all countries have high …

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Marketing T Level to prepare students for the “jobs of tomorrow”

The government is launching a new T-level qualification in marketing, which will aim to teach students the skills needed for the ‘jobs of tomorrow’. Starting in September 2025, the Marketing T Level will offer young people the opportunity to combine study in a learning environment with a “substantial work placement” …

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6.5 million workers plan to quit in search of a better job next year, but it’s not just about pay

New research from CIPD and the University of Birmingham reveals that more than 6.5million people in the UK expect to leave their jobs next year. Research also shows that those who report the lowest job quality are the most likely to have itchy feet. Better pay and benefits are the …

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Scotch whiskey producers face supply chain and rising interest rates

Donald Trump’s trade wars have had a devastating impact on small Scotch whiskey producers, combining with Covid-19 travel restrictions to cut revenues by almost a tenth. While the country’s top 20 independent distilleries can expect a better 12 months, their recovery is threatened by lack of space for shipping containers, …

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To create jobs, do not inflate bureaucracy

A lean state, coupled with a nimble and youthful bureaucracy, will help deliver public goods efficiently, the 7th Wages Commission advised while recommending salary and pension increases for bureaucrats in 2015. Now the GoI wants hire 1 million people over the next 18 months, adding about a third more to …

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Rising costs for local farmers are hurting consumers | News, Sports, Jobs

Brian Barth is one of the Mahoning Valley farmers feeling the effects of rising prices, and now rising interest rates, which in turn will impact their consumers. Barth and his brothers own BNB Farms Inc., which comprises 3,000 acres among 40 parcels from Mount Jackson, Pennsylvania to …

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7 Crypto Winterproof Blockchain Jobs On Demand

Source: Adobe/Kenishirotie Many big crypto companies have started to slow down their hiring and downsize as revenues have fallen due to the crash in the crypto markets. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t crypto jobs that remain in demand, especially as several companies continue to hire. Read on for a …

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The Pentagon shares a new vision to solve problems in its microelectronics supply chain

Written by Brandi Vincent June 17, 2022 | FEDSCOOP The Pentagon this week released a broad “microelectronics vision” that outlines the fundamental framework for its highly anticipated and developing national strategy to help comprehensively mitigate growing supply chain vulnerabilities. However, some observers found it lacking in detail. The 12-page document …

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Pad Shortage Fueled by Supply Chain Issues and Material Shortages, Not Customers

In 2020, an Oregon-based nonprofit that works to provide free menstrual products to communities in need, distributed over 2 million tampons. In 2021, it distributed more than 1.5 million. In mid-2022, the group, called PERIOD, was only able to send 200,000 stamps, according to Kate Barker Swindell, the association’s services …

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supply chain: Fuel shortage to disrupt supply chains: Carrier Corps

According to the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), the fuel shortage in the country is likely to disrupt supply chains across all sectors of the economy. “We have been reported by our members regarding shortage of diesel at pumps in various states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka,” …

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Boeing and Airbus hit as supply chain issues hamper plane production

Final assembly of the A320 in Hamburg Credit Airbus. By Ian Putzger in Toronto 06/17/2022 For ten days in May, Boeing virtually halted production of its 737 MAX, the the wall street journal reported this month, citing unidentified sources who attributed the disruption to supply chain grunts. In the past, …

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Tata Motors susceptible to supply chain shocks in FY23

Tata Motors said the unavailability of critical parts supply could force the company to halt production at some or all of its global factories and this would have a significant negative impact on its future cash flow. The comments were made by Tata Group Chairman N Chandrasekaran in the company’s …

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Explained: The Government Jobs Situation

Following a review of the “state of human resources across all departments and ministries” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, his office tweeted that the Prime Minister had “instructed that recruitment of 10 lakh people be done by the government in mission mode in the next 1.5 years”. Why …

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Tampon Supply Shortage: California Doctor Offers Alternatives

A shelf at a Safeway pharmacy on Alahambra Boulevard in Sacramento shows a few boxes of tampons on June 15, 2022, as the United States faces another shortage. Lucy Hodgman The Sacramento Bee Just last month, infant formula faced supply chain shortages, particularly affecting the Sacramento area. Now, tampons are …

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Paper shortage adds hurdles to magazine supply chain

Paper is one of many commodities in short supply these days, and the shortage has been exacerbated by supply chain blockages and an upsurge in demand. Mother Jones production manager Claudia Smukler recently wrote about the difficulties in the print magazine supply chain. “The whole process – harvesting the wood …

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New projects could create thousands of jobs in Bay County

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Bay County Economic Development Alliance has other codenamed projects they hope to land and announce soon. Gulf State College takes students for EMT/paramedic programs The “Great Dragon” project is a high-tech electrical products manufacturing company examining a site at the Intermodal Distribution Center near …

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Lab-grown diamonds give Surat workers lifeline after rough diamond shortage

New Delhi: A sharp drop in imports of rough diamond coins following the war in Ukraine, and is a factor increasing the use of laboratory diamondsgiving respite to around 2.5 lakh workers who were asked to go on 15-day leave last month by the natural diamond cutting and polishing units …

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NPA demands more from supply chain and government

Posted on June 15, 2022 The National Pig Association (NPA) has called on the supply chain and government to ‘do more to support pig producers’ as new data shows how much the industry has contracted over the past 12 months . New data from smart software company AgroVision shows how …

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Car chip supply shortage becomes controversial

There are a lot of disagreements about where we are and what to expect next… You’ve probably heard conflicting news about the global chip shortage and how it’s affecting the automotive industry. Many news sources repeat what the CEO of Ford Jim Farley said a few weeks ago that the …

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Guaranteed subsidy funds for water works | News, Sports, Jobs

MIFFLINTOWN — The regular meeting of Juniata County commissioners began Tuesday with Heather Wise, Cory Fronk and Brian Book updating council on the progress of the McAlisterville area spring rehabilitation project. Fronk, director of the McAlisterville Area Joint Authority, began by expressing his gratitude to the commissioners for …

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Businesses scramble to keep up with demand despite heat wave and supply shortage

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — As dangerously hot temperatures escalate in metro Atlanta, businesses are trying to keep up with demand despite supply chain disruptions. Lewis Payne of Bates Ace Hardware in West Midtown said he is seeing an increase in customers buying air conditioning fans, sprinklers and capacitors. On Tuesday, …

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Soaring gas prices. Supply Chain. Are people switching to electric cars? | Company

Gasoline prices were above $7 a gallon at a Shell station on Fourth and Bryant streets early last week. Craig Lee / The Examiner These days, it feels like the city’s electric car owners are driving past gas stations with some smugness. Seven dollars a gallon? Not their problem. But …

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7 tech jobs that let you use your skills to save the planet

Many of us want to be part of a bigger vision to make the world a better place. Today, with major climate change technologies, this is becoming a reality and many more of us can play our part in protecting the planet. From carbon offsetting and renewable energy sources, to …

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Supply chain crisis could create popcorn shortage

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) — Salty, buttery, and now in short supply: popcorn. Concerns are growing for businesses as the traditional go-to cinema snack faces shortages in cinemas. John Watzke, …

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Buy cars online? Dealerships cut thousands of jobs amid recession fears

The car-buying revolution failed to take hold, with online dealership Cazoo cutting 750 jobs in the UK and Europe and others going into receivership. Although the companies’ founders think the models are okay, most people think that when it comes to cars, shoppers want to see and drive their purchases …

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Canadian Blood Services says it is experiencing a severe supply shortage

Canadian Blood Services says it is struggling to replenish an extremely low national supply caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization says the virus that has persisted since March 2020 has resulted in the smallest donor base in a decade. “The number of people in Canada who donate regularly has …

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Insulin shortage could be the next supply chain crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Lest you think the baby formula shortage happened overnight or is an isolated problem, think again. It can and will be solved with fewer regulations, a global marketplace, a Trumpian-style public/private partnership, and a deep caveat. But infant formula is just the …

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India Economy: India’s robust economy fails to create jobs

On paper, the Indian economy had a banner year. Exports are at record levels. Profits of listed companies doubled. A vibrant middle class, built over decades, is now forking out so much on movie tickets, cars, real estate and vacations that economists are calling it post-pandemic “revenge spending.” Yet even …

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Graystone owner plans another complex | News, Sports, Jobs

Developer Jeff Long is planning yet another project near his Graystone Grande Palazzo seniors’ residence. He is currently building a nine-story addition on Eighth Avenue to create 195 independent living units, as well as parking. After that, Long intends to build a five-story, $5-6 million mixed-use structure on …

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Nissan calls chip shortage ‘new normal’ amid supply chain nightmare

The global shortage of semiconductor chips continues to have a profound effect on automakers, which are grappling with supply chain issues as they try to meet consumer demand for vehicles. Like many automakers, Nissan has been forced to cut production of its cars. Fortunately, however, the news wasn’t all bad …

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Supply chain issues and surge in demand lead to shortage of tampons and menstrual products

People looking for stamps and other vintage goods find store shelves sparsely stocked and higher prices, CNN reports. Driving the news: Popular retailers CVS and Walgreens, as well as major manufacturer Proctor & Gamble, have acknowledged a shortage of tampons and other menstrual products and said they are working to …

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US inflation hits new 40-year high | News, Sports, Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices for gas, food and most other goods and services jumped in May, pushing inflation to a new four-decade high and giving U.S. households no respite from the rising costs. Consumer prices jumped 8.6% last month from a year earlier, faster than April’s 8.3% year-on-year …

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Travel costs and shortage of supplies force cancellation of stock car race at Clearfield

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – As ever-escalating fuel prices and supply chain issues continue to affect everyday Americans across the United States, these economic issues are now beginning to affect the world of motorsport. The ripple effect was felt at UMI Motorsports Park in Clearfield recently when they canceled an …

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Chlorine supply chain issues could impact Michiganders’ summer plans

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — With summer approaching, people are excited to cool off poolside, but some are struggling to get the chemicals needed to open them. A pool supply store in Lansing told News 10 that they just received a handful of products, but don’t expect to get their hands …

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Report: Worsening supply chain, manufacturing equipment issues for TSMC and Samsung could hit HPC and AI

credit: Shutterstock To the combination of economic and geopolitical forces generating high global inflation and growing recession expectations, one can include the continued shortage of microprocessors which, according to a Wall Street Journal article, could have a direct impact on advanced chips, including those used in HPC and AI. Although …

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Canada adds 39,800 jobs in May, unemployment rate drops to record 5.1%

By Paul Vieira OTTAWA – The Canadian economy added jobs in May at a faster pace than expected, while the unemployment rate edged down to a new record low. Average hourly wages also accelerated to their fastest pace in 15 months. Statistics Canada reported Friday that employment in Canada rose …

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Smith finds an ideal solution to address customer supply chain issues

Many companies have struggled to obtain needed parts and equipment as the global supply chain remains entangled. But for Smith, an international distributor of electronic components, these struggles represented an opportunity for growth. “When people hear that you’re in the computer chip business and they hear about the massive shortage …

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Can you reuse used Gib to avoid supply shortage?

Sungmi Kim / Stuff Gib plasterboard, a trademark of its New Zealand manufacturer, has been in short supply for months. With the critical scarcity of Gib plasterboard, is it time to get smarter and – instead of desperately trying to stock up on new ones – reuse used ones instead? …

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“Supply chain shortages drive shift to software solutions”

Shortages of key semiconductor components have accelerated the shift to adopting software solutions in audio products. That’s according to a briefing to InfoComm by Joshua Rush, chief marketing officer, and Chris Ware, senior vice president of product development at Audinate. Rush and Ware were joined by TJ Adams, vice president …

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Fast grocery delivery apps slash jobs after COVID lockdown boom

Is the sugar rush over for cash-guzzling fast grocery delivery services? Late last month, two of the biggest grocery delivery apps, Getir and Gorillas, announced plans to lay off hundreds of their employees. Britain’s Zapp said it was also considering nationwide layoffs, while Berlin-based Flink also slowed hiring. The instant …

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Uber Freight and Waymo Via announce new strategic partnership

Earlier this week, San Francisco-based Uber Freight, a subsidiary of ubiquitous ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app connects trucking companies with loads to haul, and Mountain View-based Waymo Via, in California, the trucking and local delivery unit of self-driving technology company Waymo, announced it has established a long-term strategic partnership. …

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New energy company creates 70 jobs across Scotland | Rigzone

Global Port Services, part of Global Energy Group (GEG), has launched a new segment called Global Wind Projects, GEG revealed. The move was made in response to recent and expected rapid growth in the UK renewables sector, GEG said, adding that Global Wind Projects has already secured three major contracts …

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Supply chain bottlenecks ease as tight trucking market sees relief

Supply chain pressure on the U.S. economy has fallen to its lowest level since December 2020 as activity in the trucking sector begins to cool after peaking in the first quarter, according to a new report from the June 7 Logistics Managers Index. The index fell to 67.1 in May, …

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Pfizer to invest $120 million and create jobs in Paxlovid production push

Diving brief: Pfizer on Monday announcement plans to invest $120 million in a drug manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, which will create more than 250 jobs. The investment is aimed at ramping up production of Paxlovid, Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill, demand for which rose after Pfizer initially struggled to manufacture sufficient …

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The Frictionless Supply Chain

SILICON VALLEY, California, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Reshoring Institute, in conjunction with Supply Chain Management Review and Peerless Media, announces the introduction of a new video released by Rosemary coats. The new show, titled “The Frictionless Supply Chain,” will feature interviews with leaders in supply chain management. https://www.scmr.com/podcast/welcome_to_frictionless_a_new_podcast_hosted_by_rosemary_coates …

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Ronald M. Mathews 1938-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

STRUTHERS – Ronald M. Mathews, 84, died Friday morning June 3, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Ronald, affectionately known as “Ron”, was born May 2, 1938 in Youngstown, the son of the late Michael and Sylvia “Sally” Kowalczyk Mathews. A lifelong Struthers resident, Ron was proud to call Struthers …

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Senator Warner Praises Supply Chain Work of Arlington’s First Billion-Dollar Startup | ARLnow

Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow, Startup Monday is a weekly column that features Arlington-based startups, founders, and other local tech news. Monday Properties proudly presents 1515 Wilson Blvd in Rosslyn. A Ballston-based tech company is on the cutting edge of supply chain issues facing the country, Sen. …

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US imports formula to help end supply shortage – what parents need to know

Efforts by industry and the federal government to alleviate the shortage of infant formula in the United States are intensifying, with the importation of foreign brands supplementing the increase in domestic production. This follows a crisis in which mothers, fathers and caregivers across the United States have had to scramble …

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Rewatching Past WWDC Keynotes With Steve Jobs: 5 Unforgettable Moments

As I was thinking about what to do next after watching a Marilyn Monroe documentary last week, YouTube recommended a clip from the 1997 WWDC conference featuring Steve Jobs. Watching Steve Jobs in a fireside chat with developers and his vision for Apple’s turnaround made me realize how WWDC in …

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Lettuce growers eye flood-hit future as ‘rotten’ crops create supply shortage for KFC

Lockyer Valley lettuce growers devastated by a string of natural disasters are in desperate need of a multi-million dollar relief package to prevent them from exiting the industry, the leading horticulture group has warned. Key points: Lettuce farmers in southeast Queensland are struggling after months of flooding Some growers have …

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Building a stable labor supply chain, a key solution for post-pandemic recovery | Company

The 4th Vietnam Economic Forum attracts over 600 local and international delegates. (Photo: SGGP) Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh said the pandemic had left negative effects on the labor market as well as workers’ jobs and incomes. Labor supply has shrunk sharply as the …

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The US economy added 390,000 jobs in May

The labor market remains solid, but there are signs that changes may be coming. The US Department of Labor says the economy added 390,000 jobs in May. That’s a little better than economists had expected, but it’s also the first time in a year that monthly job gains have fallen …

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Employment week | Looking for Alpha

Evgenia Parajanian/iStock via Getty Images By Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D. During the first week of June, we have access to a number of important US labor market reports to accompany the April inflation data. The FOMC, which meets On June 13-14, will have an additional observation on CPI inflation but will …

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Supply chain issues affecting the paper used to print vehicle titles | Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — Put groceries, baby formula and cars aside, there’s now a new shortage and it’s causing problems for Oklahomans trying to buy and sell vehicles. The Oklahoma Tax Commission is facing a shortage of title paper, which is used to print vehicle and motorboat titles. Most titles are …

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Supply chain issues affecting the paper used to print vehicle titles | New

OKLAHOMA CITY — Put groceries, baby formula and cars aside, there’s now a new shortage and it’s causing problems for Oklahomans trying to buy and sell vehicles. The Oklahoma Tax Commission is facing a shortage of title paper, which is used to print vehicle and motorboat titles. Most titles are …

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US eyes jobs report for signs of easing labor market, slowing economy | Robins Kaplan LLP

Friday jobs report. Here’s what we’re watching in the numbers, including speculation of some easing in the historically tight labor market – MarketWatch and Market and Bloomberg and NY Times and WSJ OPEC+ members met this week and agreed “a larger-than-expected supply increase for July and August”, a move the …

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Intel: Acquiring semi-towers is good for the supply chain (NASDAQ:INTC)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images When it comes to foundries, most of us have the mighty Taiwan Semiconductor Company (TSM) in mind, but there is also the Israeli company Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM) which is about to be acquired by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). News of the deal dates back to February, and …

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Supply Chain Issues Ability to Stretch Board Oversight

Lack of board oversight of the supply chain can derail a company’s financial performance. Getty Images Organizational supply chain management is the newest, though entirely undesirable, oversight responsibility for the overburdened board. From congested ports and truck driver shortages to extreme weather conditions, a host of disparate factors continue to …

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Asian stocks rise ahead of US jobs data

Japan +1.25%. Japan May Services PMI 52.6 (before 50.7). China Market closed. Hong Kong market closed Australia +0.79%. Australian Housing Data (April) shows that homeowner and investor lending both fell m/m. May Australian Services PMI: 53.2 (before 53) & Composite 52.9 (before 52.5). Australia shipyard PMI for May 50.4, from …

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BL&P faces material shortage amid supply chain crisis

Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) says disruptions to the global supply chain have led to a shortage of materials needed for some of its operations. However, he said he was working with suppliers “around the clock to manage the situation in the interest of the country, the company and its …

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ADP jobs report suggests fewer job gains as hiring slows

Updated 8:25 a.m. EST The U.S. economy added far fewer private sector jobs than expected last month, payroll processing group ADP said Thursday, setting a possibly weaker reading for the official jobs report from May tomorrow as Americans continue to leave the labor force at a near record rate and …

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