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  • Thu, September 15, 2022 4:40 PM | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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 | Anonymous

    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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