Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, rocketed to a 29-year high in September.
Popular toys may not make it to store shelves this holiday season as toymakers struggle with shipping delays and labor shortages.
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Economists said global supply-chain disruptions are making themselves felt in the UK economy, which was also hit by rising COVID-19 cases.
The expected gale-force winds make ship movement and waterfront operations unsafe, the Coast Guard said.
The Delta variant has spelled complications for supply chains running through China.
A trade "strike force" will crack down on unfair foreign trade practices and promote agreements with allies, the White House said Tuesday.
Hiring difficulties, ballooning order backlogs, and supply-chain disruptions plagued factories in April as firms rushed to meet skyrocketing demand.
The coronavirus pandemic has been an important “learning experience” for manufacturers who are struggling with unprecedented demand and supply chain disruptions, an expert told Business Insider. Many companies are now learning the hard way about “supply chain diversification,” the concept of using a variety of different suppliers to reduce the […]
There is likely to be a huge surplus of toilet paper soon when consumers stop panic-buying, a supply-chain expert said. The product was one of the first to fly off shelves around the world when the coronavirus outbreak began spreading beyond China. Toilet-paper manufacturers have ramped up production to meet […]
Global supply chain disruptions and unprecedented demand have triggered shortages in household and grocery items in recent months. Though things should mostly stabilise by the summertime, experts told Business Insider some minor shortages could persist throughout the next year and a half. Until a vaccine can prevent widespread transmission of […]
Consumers are still struggling to find common household items like toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes. Supply-chain experts told Business Insider the supply chains suffered major disruptions but that these products should all return by July or August. Toilet paper is already starting to come back to store shelves, […]
The Defence Department’s top acquisition official said this week that the Pentagon expects a three-month delay on major weapons programs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic and the work stoppages it has caused have upended the defence industry, and it may still be to soon to tell what effect […]
Dairy farmers are dumping thousands of gallons of milk as they face supply chain disruption and lose their typical buyers amid the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, stores like Walmart and Costco are limiting how much milk customers can buy due to shortages. Crucial items from vegetables to toilet […]
The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index fell to 49.1 in March from 50.1 in February, it said in a Wednesday report. Bookings, employment, and production all fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic hit business activity. “Comments from the panel were negative regarding the near-term outlook, with sentiment clearly impacted […]
Apple’s manufacturing partners are looking to diversify their production to locations outside of China, such as India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The trade war and the coronavirus pandemic sparked concern about the company relying on one country for the majority of its production. However, the ease and efficiency of basing manufacturing […]
A “tectonic shift” in manufacturing is about to bring supply chains and jobs back to shores that exported them in previous years, Bank of America says. Investors aren’t prepared for the shift, the bank says – buy automation, industrial, and bank stocks in North America, as well as South East […]