Restaurants Face Continuing Shortages

Restaurants face price increases on food ingredients and unpredictable availability.

As they attempt to reopen to customers as COVID-19 restrictions ease, some items are unavailable. Food industry suppliers scaled back servicing restaurants during the pandemic, and will take time to ramp up production to catch up with returning demand.


Video Spotlight:  


This post is based […]

Squeezing Every Cent from a Barrel of Oil

A barrel of oil is no longer a leaky cask. Rather, it is an economic concept.

As a result, creating value along the supply chain has evolved from streamlining operations to exploiting operational and commercial synergies. The emphasis has shifted from vertical integration and expertise in specialized energy sectors to a tightly coordinated system in which every opportunity to increase profit margins is pursued. The agile system has the potential to quickly address supply-and-demand imbalances through access to energy storage and […]

Hacks and Cracks Disrupt the Supply Chain

Since the onset of COVID-19, shortages of products have been common.

Many shortages were the result of the pandemic, including unexpected increases in demand, and facilities shutdown due to sick workers. With the re-opening of the economy, shortages have continued. Demand spikes, coupled with organizations being unable to re-staff enough workers, has led to product shortages in areas such as lumber.

However, not all disruptions in the supply chain are directly tied to the pandemic. Recently, the Colonial Pipeline was shut down […]

Apple’s Location Decision Brings Jobs to Raleigh

Apple has chosen Raleigh, North Carolina to house a new campus that employs 3,000 people working on software engineering and machine learning technologies.

Apple is joining other technology companies, including Oracle, Google, and Amazon, in expanding its engineering operations to other cities outside its headquarters, to access a greater pool of engineering talents.


Video Spotlight: 


This post is based on the CNBC […]

By |2021-05-26T19:02:37+00:00May 29, 2021|Tags: , , |
Go to Top