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Tesla’s Location Factors for an SC Distribution Center

Tesla is opening a 251,000-square-foot warehouse dedicated to regional parts distribution in South Carolina.

Tesla cited skilled labor availability, a business-friendly environment, high quality of life, and proximity to 90 million people as the reasons why South Carolina’s Greenville County was chosen as its distribution site.


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Risks in Red Sea Disrupt Suez Canal Shipping

Attacks on vessels in the Red Sea by Iran-backed Houthi militia have caused companies to either re-route their shipment around Suez Canal or consider air freight.

Since most of Target’s products come from China and are shipped across the Pacific Ocean to ports in the West Coast, the impacts of the Suez disruption on its operations are not as severe. Companies such as Tesla and Volvo have had to suspend production due to component shortages.


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Milk Carton Shortage Threatens Lean Services

A supply chain problem for fresh food and beverage packaging manufacturers has led to a shortage of half-pint milk cartons for dairies.

The carton shortage affects milk served in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and prisons.  Officials across the country are preparing for the shortage with backup plans that range from limiting milk choices to skipping milk offerings altogether.


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Enviva Overestimates Demand for Wood Pellets

In 4th quarter 2022, American company Enviva agreed to buy 800,000 metric tons of wood pellets to expand its supply, betting prices and demand would remain high into the future. The company also made plans to build more capacity.

Power plants in Europe had to seek alternatives to fuel sources from Russia, and with the increasing interest in biomass fuels, Enviva predicted an ongoing increase in demand and price for wood pellets.

A warm winter and conservation in Europe have led to […]

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