Page 3

  • A drone delivering a package.
    Image attribution tooltip
    helivideo/iStock/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

    Why drone delivery hasn’t taken flight in the US

    The Federal Aviation Administration will propose new regulations this year, including changes to visual line of sight requirements to support greater drone use, a federal official said.

  • A truck full of NESTE SAF refuels an airplane sitting on a tarmac.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Neste Corporation

    The race to scale sustainable airline fuel

    With SAF prices skyrocketing, industry stakeholders and the Biden administration are making new investments to grow supply.

  • One of TSMC's factories in Taichung's Central Taiwan Science Park
    Image attribution tooltip
    The image by Briáxis F. Mendes is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

    TSMC expects revenue to fall amid declining chip demand

    After years of microchip shortages, tech customers are tightening their inventories and reducing purchases.

  • A box sits in front of a door.
    Image attribution tooltip
    USDA Media by Lance Cheung. (2020). "20200824-FNS-LSC-0718" [Photograph]. Retrieved from Flickr.

    About 1,400 misclassified drivers awarded $5.6 million: Labor Dept.

    Parts Authority and Diligent Delivery Systems denied workers minimum wage, overtime pay and other benefits, the agency said.

  • Fries and a burger sit in a to-go container.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Lamb Weston®

    Higher batter-coated product demand leads to Lamb Weston capacity woes

    More frequent and longer downtimes to clean and sanitize lines when batter is used impacts production line run-rates and availability, said the potato product supplier's CEO.

  • Team of two engineers installing solar panels on roof.
    Image attribution tooltip
    ArtistGNDphotography via Getty Images

    South Korea’s Q Cells to spend $2.5B on US solar plant

    President Joe Biden said the announcement marks the single largest investment in the country's solar industry.

  • Rollo will offer delivery within Las Vegas using a fleet of three Ford E-Transits.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Rollo

    Rollo launches fleet for Las Vegas deliveries

    The shipping platform provider will offer delivery within the city using three Ford E-Transits as shippers look to diversify their carrier mixes.

  • Airline workers load cargo into an All Nippon Airways passenger plane at Los Angeles International Airport on October 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

    Inventory excess dampens Lunar New Year air freight demand

    Paired with early factory closures, shippers should evaluate forecasts and adjust ordering processes, stakeholders say.

  • Employees prepare crayfish products along an assembly line at a processing plant on June 30, 2022 in Honghu, Hubei, China.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Getty Images / Stringer via Getty Images

    China’s spike in COVID-19 cases strains factories

    The end of the country's zero-COVID policy is causing production hiccups in the crucial weeks before the Chinese New Year holiday.

  • A Zaxby's logo used for the chicken chain.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Glenn, Miles. (2022). "Zaxby's" [Photograph]. Retrieved from Flickr.

    KFC veteran joins Southern fast food chain as chief supply chain officer

    Carl Mount will join Zaxby's to manage partnerships and optimize solutions.

  • Three shoppers look into a storefront at dressed-up mannequins.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Sean Gallup via Getty Images

    As Mango bets on supply chain transparency, ‘others will follow’

    The fashion brand recently published a full list of its tier 3 suppliers, with the aim of using visibility to push its sustainability goals. 

  • Painter/construction worker pouring paint indoors
    Image attribution tooltip
    FG Trade Latin via Getty Images

    Paint maker cuts production amid falling orders

    RPM is working to lower inventories as it contends with weakened demand, particularly in the construction sector. 

  • Walmart curbside pickup.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Walmart

    Walmart to offer fulfillment tech, delivery services through Salesforce

    The partnership is positioned to drive more volume to Walmart GoLocal as it pursues growth in the competitive same-day delivery sector.

  • An Amazon Prime delivery truck sits at a facility.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Amazon

    Amazon expands ‘Buy with Prime’ to all US merchants

    The e-commerce giant is offering sellers outside its own marketplace perks including storage, packing, delivery and returns.

  • Puffy clouds in a blue sky frame a storefront that says "Bed Bath & Beyond" in large dark letters.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Daphne Howland/Supply Chain Dive

    Bed Bath & Beyond’s sales and inventory crash as suppliers tighten terms

    The struggling retailer’s in-stock position fell by 70% in the third quarter amid accelerated payment requirements and other financial constraints.

  • A FedEx-branded Cessna 408 SkyCourier aircraft sits in a hangar.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Cessna by Textron Aviation

    FedEx, Mountain Air Cargo first to deploy Cessna SkyCourier freighter

    The new feeder plane, capable of handling containerized cargo, comes as the delivery giant looks to resize its air freight operations

  • A person looks with binoculars at large cargo ships carrying containers.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Mario Tama via Getty Images

    Supply chains 2022: A year in pictures

    Rising inflation, strike threats and slowing demand triggered a wave of business uncertainty following months of growth. Take a look back at 13 memorable moments.

  • A FedEx truck makes deliveries in Manhattan on September 17, 2020 in New York City.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Spencer Platt via Getty Images

    FedEx Ground makes further cuts to Sunday home delivery coverage

    The service, which once reached nearly 95% of the country, will cover more than half of the U.S. population effective mid-March.

  • Joe Biden, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Justin Trudeau pose for the media during a welcome ceremony as part of the '2023 North American Leaders' Summit.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Hector Vivas via Getty Images

    US, Mexico and Canada take on 5 initiatives to strengthen supply chain resilience

    The countries plan to collaborate on projects such as mapping critical minerals and assessing future manufacturing labor needs.

  • Three Amazon workers in a warehouse prepare orders.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Amazon

    Hot warehouse market shows signs of cooldown

    Supply has now outstripped demand for the second straight quarter, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

  • Rivian electric pickup trucks are parked in a line.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

    Rivian falls short on EV production amid supply chain stall

    The electric vehicle maker has faced production downtime because of a shortage of a “key component,” executives previously said. 

  • Walgreens signage is seen at a store on Court Street on January 05, 2023 in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough in New York City.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Michael M. Santiago via Getty Images

    Walgreens expands use of automated pharmacy fulfillment centers

    The addition moves the chain closer to its goal of building 22 facilities, helping to eliminate repetitive tasks for pharmacists.

  • A UPS Store sign is seen on a door November 19, 2004 in Glenview, Illinois.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Tim Boyle/Getty Images via Getty Images

    UPS projects handling up to 70M in returns from peak holiday season

    The delivery giant could process 5 million more returns than it did a year ago. 

  • Benson Hill soybeans
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Benson Hill

    Bunge to spend $550M on protein concentrate plant

    The Indiana facility, which will create about 70 full-time jobs, will make key ingredients used in the production of plant-based foods, processed meat and other products.

  • Image attribution tooltip
    Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images via Getty Images

    Tesla production costs could rise after lithium supplier revised deal

    The new agreement will peg prices for the material — key to battery production — to the market, which has tightened with demand spikes.