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President Biden & Congress Block a Railroad Strike to Keep Critical Commodities Flowing

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  According to PBS News Hour, "Congress voted this week to impose a contract on [railroad workers] to avoid the economic disaster that would accompany a railroad strike." This Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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President Biden & Congress Block a Railroad Strike to Keep Critical Commodities Flowing
December 7, 2022

According to PBS News Hour, “Congress voted this week to impose a contract on [railroad workers] to avoid the economic disaster that would accompany a railroad strike.” This is despite challenges from rail worker unions representing a majority of rail workers. PBS News Hour further reports on specific instances where rail workers are struggling to find enough time […]

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Diesel and Truck Driver Shortages Are Only the Latest in a “Highly Inefficient Transportation System”
November 29, 2022

The trucking industry is under consistent pressure from multiple fronts. On one end, news continues to spiral about a looming diesel shortage as prices remain high and U.S. diesel supplies reach their lowest since 2008, sparking panic and debate about when the U.S. would “run out” of diesel. On the other end, the trucking […]

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Inflation May Be Cooling Off This Winter. Is This Good News for the Supply Chain?
November 22, 2022

In a win for consumers and businesses alike, a key finding from the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report suggests that inflation may be cooling off at a faster rate than expected. Comparing wholesale prices to a year ago, an 8% increase is the smallest annual increase since July of last year. With PPI numbers […]

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Reducing Returns from Online Shopping with Augmented Reality
November 18, 2022

Almost any good or service can be provided online in today’s day and age. You can do just about anything, from browsing and ordering clothing online to ordering groceries on an app and having them delivered to your home. But when it comes to retail shopping for clothing items, how will you know if […]

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FABTECH 2022 Attendees Want Automation, Supply Chain Solutions, and Shop Floor Quality-of-Life
November 10, 2022

FABTECH 2022 is wrapping up in Atlanta, where the top suppliers, solutions providers and innovators met to talk shop on what’s bringing more productivity (and profitability!) to industrial work everywhere. North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads gathered to explore bleeding edge technologies and game-changing innovations to the bread and butter […]

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E2B: Energy to Business: Why Threat of Rail Strike Heightened Supply Chain Issues
October 4, 2022

Freight rail is a critical mode of logistics and transportation for moving products throughout the supply chain. So, when the recent threat of a rail strike nearly derailed the supply chain and cost the U.S. economy upwards of $2 billion per day, national media attention rose sharply—and for good reason. To understand this unique […]

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Simply Shipped: How Technology Accelerates Logistics Engines
September 30, 2022

Since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, we have constantly been hearing about supply chain shortages and backups causing delays in product deliveries in multiple sectors. Sanil Mahajan, Global Head – Supply Chain Practice, Wipro, and Adolph Colaco, Founder and CEO of e2log, joined Gabrielle Bejarano to discuss how technology can catalyze and improve logistics efficiency to […]

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Your Relevant Solution: Relevant Industrial’s EPG Solutions and Capabilities
June 8, 2022

To meet the needs of the industrial automation and manufacturing industry, Relevant Industrial supplies best-in-class parts, pieces, services, and solutions. Dave Baxter, Vice President of Business Development, Engineered Solutions at Relevant Industrial, spoke with Tyler Kern about Relevant’s EPG solutions and capabilities. For Baxter, it all boils down to flexibility. Relevant wants to provide […]

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The Impact of The Supply Chain on Residential Home Prices
June 6, 2022

In this episode of Location Cubed, host Rob Nowak, a Tax Partner with Weaver, sat down with Howard Altshuler, Weaver’s Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Services. The two discussed the impact of the supply chain on the recent spike in residential home prices. Pre-covid, everything was moving along fairly smoothly for the supply chain; however, COVID-19 […]

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