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    Kroger to supply restaurants with next-day delivery service

    The grocer, which has been rapidly expanding its fulfillment capabilities, is positioning its new business unit as a supplier for small and independent restaurant operators.

    By Jeff Wells • April 12, 2022
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    Avian influenza threatens egg supply ahead of Easter: report

    A bird flu outbreak has spread to 24 states and has affected nearly 18 million egg-laying hens, a CoBank analysis found.

    By Samantha Oller • April 7, 2022
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    The Supply Chain Dive Outlook on 2022

    While supply chain woes aren't expected to disappear in 2022, this year could mark a turning point.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    US suspends trade ties with Russia, bans oil imports

    Imports from Russia will be subjected to higher tariffs. U.S. steelmakers are among industries bracing for the fallout.

    By Updated April 11, 2022
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    Manufacturing orders down, prices up amid war in Ukraine, China shutdowns

    Persistent extended lead times, which have pushed many companies to place orders in advance, could ease sometime in the summer, said ISM's Timothy Fiore.

    By April 7, 2022
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    Surging inflation compelling small businesses to raise prices

    Inflation is broad based and will probably persist longer than initially expected, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said.

    By Jim Tyson • April 6, 2022
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    Chipotle tests RFID technology to improve food traceability

    The tech will trace meat, dairy and avocados from five of the company's suppliers at about 200 Chicago-area restaurants and a distribution center.

    By Julie Littman • April 5, 2022
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    Biden invokes Defense Production Act to bolster domestic battery manufacturing

    The White House aims to boost U.S. production of minerals used in batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage facilities.

    By Ethan Howland • April 5, 2022
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    Facing production constraints, Hershey turns to SKU rationalization

    The candy and confectionery company is focusing on its most popular products to reduce complexity.

    By April 1, 2022
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    The US could suspend trade relations with Russia. Here's what it means for supply chains.

    Legislation that would revoke Russia's "most favored nation" trading status sets the stage for broader U.S. sanctions.

    By March 31, 2022
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    Keurig Dr Pepper to test paper bottles as part of sustainability push

    The beverage giant set a target to become net water positive by 2050 and will test a recyclable and compostable paper bottle in the U.S. later this year.

    By Chris Casey • March 31, 2022
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    By the numbers: Biden's budget priorities for supply chains

    The president's requests to Congress include funding for ports, highways, electrification and domestic manufacturing.

    By March 30, 2022
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    'Fourth-party risk' rising during supply chain disruption

    Businesses seeking to curb the threats from cyberattacks, high inflation and pandemic interruptions confront an added layer of risk from sub-contractors, KPMG said.

    By Jim Tyson • March 29, 2022
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    US ramps up sanctions, plans to reduce Europe's energy reliance on Russia

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has complicated businesses' efforts to overcome supply chain disruptions.

    By Jim Tyson , March 25, 2022
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    CPGs deepen supplier relationships as disruption spurs collaboration

    Food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers are collaborating more than ever to get products to market fast.

    By Christopher Doering • March 24, 2022
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    Strained oat supply pushes Oatly to raise prices, expand sourcing

    Oat production reached near-record low levels following drought conditions across the U.S. and Canada.

    By March 24, 2022
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    Lack of recycled resin could challenge company sustainability goals

    Many brands have plans to increase recycled content in their packaging by 2025. But supply will likely outstrip demand.

    By Megan Quinn • March 23, 2022
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    US eases tariffs on UK steel and aluminum

    The U.K. will lift approximately $500 million worth of tariffs on U.S. products such as whiskey and blue jeans. 

    By March 23, 2022
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    Breaking the 'glass shortage' myth

    No, there isn't a lack of 'brown glass' — or of any other color for that matter. 

    By Scott DeFife • March 17, 2022
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    Weather, disease spark citrus supply woes

    Prices of fruit including oranges and tangerines have spiked, according to the Consumer Price Index.

    By Chris Casey • March 17, 2022
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    Shenzhen lockdowns to further shock supply chains

    Some companies have already suspended operations as coronavirus restrictions hit one of China's prominent manufacturing and port cities.

    By March 14, 2022
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    In times of crisis, procurement should lead with care

    Buyers have a role to play in supporting the common good. Here's where to start.

    By March 10, 2022
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    Russia bans wide range of exports in response to Western sanctions

    The country will suspend exports of over 200 products including medical and tech equipment until the end of the year.

    By March 10, 2022
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    Google pledges to spend $2.5B with diverse suppliers in 2022

    Last year, the tech company's diverse spend goal was $1B. It surpassed it by nearly half a billion dollars.

    By March 10, 2022
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    Gap diversifies sourcing after Vietnam lockdowns delayed deliveries

    The apparel retailer will source more from Mexico and Central America this year after paying more to airfreight in product from overseas.

    By Ben Unglesbee , March 10, 2022
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    How Union Pacific achieves supplier diversity goals with Amazon Business

    Union Pacific Railroad strengthens its commitment to supplier diversity through digital procurement.

    By Amazon Business • March 8, 2022