As the Pfizer vaccine is rolling out across the country this week, Major Dan Finkenstadt and I delivered a webinar, in which we identified a list of possible concerns and “hiccups” that may lie in store for distribution of the COVID vaccine. These possible disruptions were identified through our own personal discussions with subject matter
The global pandemic has added an extra layer of complexity and disruption to the manufacturing supply chain. In response, manufacturers and shipping companies worldwide are shifting gears, re-evaluating their strategies and risk profiles, and scrambling to keep up production. Despite these efforts, the outbreak has already had a significant impact on production, and it’s likely
Analyst Insight: The growth of e-commerce, coupled with continuing evolution of the supply chain, has made moving dangerous goods in a safe and compliant manner more important than ever. Unfortunately, several key gaps exist within many organizations’ processes and infrastructure that make maintaining a reliable hazmat supply chain challenging, and put their operational efficiency, reputation and
A critical route for American coal exports to Asia is drying up after yet another U.S. port city passed a law to bar the fuel from leaving its shores. Lawmakers in Richmond, California, late Tuesday voted to impose a ban on coal, targeting a terminal that handles about a quarter of exports from the U.S.
New research confirms that the current risk mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed, eighty-five percent of logistics managers expect that their outsourcing budget will increase by more than 5% in 2020, according to Gartner, Inc., with a sizeable portion of that aimed at choosing multiple third-party-logistics (3PL) partners. Much of the same