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  • Thu, September 15, 2022 4:40 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Averted U.S. Railroad Strike Is Wake-Up Call For Company Executives (forbes.com)

    This article has good advice for planning for supply disruptions 

  • Thu, September 15, 2022 1:22 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Transport strikes put supply chains under duress again - FreightWaves

    More September-October strikes to negatively impact supply chains 

  • Tue, September 13, 2022 9:52 AM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Dow drops over 600 points as stocks tumble after hotter-than-expected CPI reading (msn.com)

    E-Sellers need to factor in new economic data for their Holiday and 2023 strategies.

  • Tue, September 13, 2022 8:57 AM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Freight rail operators say they can’t carry hazardous goods or your e-commerce package, blaming a looming rail strike (msn.com)

    Norfolk Southern has stopped carrying shipping containers effective Sept 13 in preparation for a potential strike.  Hazmat is also not being accepted by several railroads as a precaution for safety of the country.

  • Mon, September 12, 2022 3:17 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    The White House is racing to prevent a railroad worker strike, fearing it could cripple the economy and hurt Democrats in the midterms (msn.com)

    • If there's no deal by Friday, a threatened railroad worker strike could cause "economic disaster."


  • Sat, September 10, 2022 2:48 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Chinese game company appointed the world’s first humanoid robot as its CEO (interestingengineering.com)

    Virtual CEO, Ms. Tang Yu started her position in the company’s principal subsidiary, Fujian NetDragon Websoft

  • Sat, September 10, 2022 2:10 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    US Freight Railroads to Cut Services as Union Talks Fail, Report Says (msn.com)

    Reduced services starts on Sept 12 and a strike on Sept 17 seems more likely.  Anticipated cost $2Billion daily.  

  • Wed, September 07, 2022 3:27 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    Potential rail strike threatens to kneecap US economy ahead of midterms | The Hill

    A strike and President's Board calls for 24% increase in wages, bonuses and back pay

  • Tue, September 06, 2022 2:30 PM | Karen Kelly (Administrator)

    US faces biggest strike EVER as 350,000 UPS workers are set to strike over better conditions (msn.com)

    Add a strike to the already mounting challenges small businesses are facing

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