Winter storm slams Texas food supply chains, logistics networks

The storm’s impact is all too familiar to the problems food supply chain managers faced less than a year ago at the start of the pandemic when panic-buying ensued.

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Biden to order review of U.S. reliance on overseas supply chains for semiconductors, rare earths 

The White House plans to review gaps in domestic manufacturing and supply chains that are dominated by or run through “nations that are or are likely to become unfriendly or unstable,” the CNBC report added, citing a draft of an executive order seen by the portal.

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Freightgate Committed to Climate Action in the Supply Chain

Freightgate has announced a new sustainability bundle covering the End2End process from procurement to execution and includes an enhanced CO Modeling Wizard and recyclable IoT Trackers.

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Top Supply Chain And Logistics Technology Trends In 2021

Wherein 2021 is being looked at as a beacon of optimism and hope, it’s safe to say that 2020 detonated several unprecedented changes within businesses across verticals. One such industry that was at the forefront of disruption was the logistics and supply chain sector. With augmenting apprehension towards offline shopping, customers started embracing the convenience and the safety that came with the prospect of online shopping.

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Snowstorms can’t cool this sizzling freight market

We believe the winter storms tip the scales in carriers’ favor ever so slightly. Freight markets were already imbalanced with seemingly insatiable demand overwhelming already strained carriers, and it’s only February. 

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