Tag - flooding

Climate and Supply Chain Resiliency

The recent floods in Germany and other parts of Western Europe, including Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, affected areas that are home to industrial zones that host dozens of high-precision manufacturing suppliers that supply specialized parts for the automotive, aerospace, technology, and mechanical engineering sectors. The extent of flood damages implies...

Another Shipping Crisis Strikes, Threatening Delays to Black Friday Shopping

Manufacturing facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium are expected to bear the brunt of the damage from the floods, supply chain risk management firm Everstream told CNBC via email. Many suppliers that provide specialized parts for the auto, technology and aerospace industries are based there, said Shehrina...

Severe Floods Across Western Europe Disrupt Manufacturing Operations in Key Industrial Areas

Severe flooding caused by violent storms have resulted in widespread disruption to logistics and manufacturing operations over the past few days in Western Europe, including in Belgium, Luxembourg, parts of the Netherlands, and western Germany. The flooding in the German states of North Rhine-Westphalia, the country’s richest state by...

Severe Floods Across Western Europe Disrupt Manufacturing Operations in Key Industrial Areas

Figure 1: Districts (red) and cities (black) with most severe impact on industrial areas and manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany. Source: Everstream Analytics Severe flooding caused by violent storms have resulted in widespread disruption to logistics and manufacturing operations over the past few days in Western Europe, including in Belgium, Luxembourg, parts of...

Severe Flooding Causes Widespread Damage to Ground Transportation Infrastructure and Threatens Industries Across the U.S. Great Plains & Midwest

Executive Summary A series of weather events in March 2019 triggered extreme flooding in eastern Nebraska, western Iowa, northeast Kansas, and northwest Missouri, causing widespread transportation and production disruptions.Rail-dependent and single-road-dependent local producers in industries such as ethanol, medical devices, and agricultural equipment have been most severely affected.Flooding to farmland...