Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. We keep you up to date on the latest stories surrounding the typhoon.

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The Story of Things: Elementum News

 Supply chains are complicated. We can agree on that much. Elementum News makes things a little more simple, providing n-tier supply chain news and analysis when you need it. 

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The Story of Things: Where's the Beef?

With Congress debating Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), we take a look at the supply chain of imported beef—how prevalent is it in the U.S. food supply chain?

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The Story of Things: Electric Vehicles

In this episode of the Story of Things, we take a look at the future of Electric Vehicle manufacturing. Lithium Ion batteries are getting cheaper, meaning more innovation and lower cost. That trend could pave the way for a greener auto industry...

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Infographic: Zodiac Aerospace, Factory Fires and Supply Chain Risk

What do factory fires and explosions mean for a supply chain, and how can supply chain managers deal with these low-frequency, high-risk scenarios? Our infographic explains.
 

 

In the past two months, there have been over 50 factory fires...

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FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

 Last Friday, a drone delivered medicine to a remote clinic in a coal mining region of southwest Virginia. Here's what the event marked the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the US means for your supply chain.

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The Story of Things: China's Market Crash

In our newest whiteboard video, we explain how China's bust happened, and what it could mean for the global supply chain. Take a look:

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Elementum Whiteboards: Infrastructure Woes

What's wrong with our nation's infrastructure, and can Congress fix the problems before time (and money) run out? 

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Elementum Whiteboards: Trucker Shortage

First up in our weekly whiteboard series: American manufacturers rely heavily on trucks for shipping freight – but there just aren't enough truckers to meet demand. What are the reasons for the shortage? The news desk explains in this whiteboard...

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