Robots Help Fill Labor Shortage at Pharmacies

Robots are increasingly being used to fill prescriptions at Walgreens due to the nationwide shortage of pharmacists.

Walgreens is revamping its stores and redesigning pharmacists’ jobs to reflect current demand as well as constraints in the industry.


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By |2022-11-07T01:41:41+00:00November 3, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Without Fertilizer, We’re Short on Fizz

Soaring energy and gas prices have prompted European nitrogen-based fertilizer companies to shut down production.

Alarming as this is for farmers who need fertilizer to enrich their crops, it is also of deep concern for users of CO2 gas, a much needed by-product of fertilizer production.


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Canceled Sailings: Last Resort Solution to Port Congestion

U.S. port congestion has not eased. It has simply shifted.

When the pandemic eased, manufacturers and retailers ordered more than needed to offset goods shortages and delivery uncertainty. As a result, ports became congested, which slowed the flow of goods in and out of the country. Today, bottlenecks shift from one port to the other, and labor disputes continue to exacerbate the situation. In this chaotic environment, canceling sailings seem to be a viable, albeit temporary, solution.


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By |2022-09-08T23:57:26+00:00September 13, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Recalls, Material Shortages and More Lead to Baby Formula Shortages

Nationwide shortages of baby formula have had panicked parents desperately searching to find enough.

The problem has been worsening and is expected to last at least through 2022.  Parents are taking to social media to assist each other in finding alternatives and to help raise awareness about this crisis.


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