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 in 2020.
Author: Elementum News Desk
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 and explosions. Most recently, an explosion at a Zodiac Aerospace factory wiped out production, posing … Continued
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.
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:
What’s wrong with our nation’s infrastructure, and can Congress fix the problems before time (and money) run out?
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 video.
Today, the House of Representatives defeated a proposal considered necessary for the passing of the Trans Pacific Partnership’s Fast Track approval (TPA). The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) would have protected U.S. workers who would lose their jobs if the TPP was passed. Democrats easily voted down the TAA with a 126-302 vote, ignoring President Obama’s … Continued
After years of debate, talks about the Trans Pacific Partnership may soon come to a close. While many aspects of the agreement are confidential, the Elementum News team looked through leaked documents and economic analysis to pool what is known about the TPP. Take a look at our in-depth guide to the Trans Pacific Partnership, … Continued
Making Waves Walmart has announced that it plans to add 1 million jobs to the United States by investing $250 billion in U.S.-manufactured goods over the next decade. The retail giant cited a shift in consumer sensibilities and an opportunity to boost revenue as the biggest factors in their decision – adding jobs will increase … Continued
Ports Of LA and Long Beach Fail To Continue Record Setting Growth The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to deal with the after-effects of February’s total port shutdowns, reporting mixed container volume growth for April. Long Beach managed to continuing an upwards trend, posting a modest 7.9% increase in total containers handled … Continued