Tag - logistics

Looming Energy Crisis Could Jeopardize Industrial Production This Winter

October 13, 2021 Across the Northern Hemisphere, from China and India to Europe and North America, rising energy costs have been an increasingly common theme during the past month. Regional authorities in China, for example, have rationed power supply, requiring hundreds of chemical factories and electronics plants to halt operations. This evolving...

Looming Energy Crisis Could Jeopardize Industrial Production This Winter

October 13, 2021 From China and India to Europe and North America, rising energy costs have been an increasingly common theme during the past month. Regional authorities in China, for example, have rationed power supply, requiring hundreds of chemical factories and electronics plants to halt operations. This evolving energy crisis...

Protests in Michoacán, Mexico, Continue to Disrupt Rail and Road Traffic

October 8th, 2021 For more than two months, teachers of the National Coordinator of Education Workers union have been halting rail traffic in the municipality of Uruapan, in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. The blockade began on July 18 in Caltzontzin, between the Port of Lazaro Cardenas and Morelia, when...

Train Drivers’ Strikes Disrupt Rail Freight Movement in Germany and Beyond

At 17:00 local time on September 1, the German Train Drivers’ Union (GDL) began the third round in a series of strikes that have intermittently been disrupting the movement of passengers and freight across Germany for more than three weeks. The latest strikes are currently scheduled to last until...

Tropical Storm Ida to impact logistics and energy facilities in southern Louisiana

On August 27, hurricane watches have been implemented from southwestern Louisiana across the border into Mississippi as Tropical Storm Ida continues to strengthen over the Gulf of Mexico. Ida formed into a tropical storm in the western Caribbean south of Cuba on August 26 and is expected to strengthen...

Occupational Hazards in Food and Beverage Manufacturing Outweigh Those in Other Sectors

In recent days, China has recorded its highest number of cases since January following the latest COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. The country’s zero-tolerance policy in combating the outbreak has brought lockdowns, quarantine measures, and travel restrictions, which have in turn disrupted manufacturing and logistics operations.

Occupational Hazards in Food and Beverage Manufacturing Outweigh Those in Other Sectors

In recent days, China has recorded its highest number of cases since January following the latest COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. The country’s zero-tolerance policy in combating the outbreak has brought lockdowns, quarantine measures, and travel restrictions, which have in turn disrupted manufacturing and logistics operations.