# Supply chain
New electric vehicle registrations up 35 percent over last year in Colorado
Toyota Prius, Rav4, and Scion prototype electric vehicles on display during a 2012 seminar in Golden.Dennis Schroeder / NREL / Flickr. (Denver, Colo.) Electric vehicles continue to gain market share in Colorado, with new registrations showing an annual jump of more than 35 percent in the first half of the year, according to numbers from an industry group.
New USDA Salmonella Policy Could Protect Food Supply
Sweeping change to poultry inspection is predicted to reduce foodborne illness. The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is applauding an announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) relative to how it treats the presence of Salmonella in poultry inspections.
War in Ukraine sends refugees and economic disruptions to Pinal County
High Commissioner Filippo Grandi visits the destroyed home of Liudmyla, 65, in Makariv in the Bucha district of Kyiv Oblast(Andrew McConnell/UNHCR) (Pinal County, AZ) No place is immune to the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, including Pinal County.
National shipping company plans to stop delivering packages on Sundays in some areas
Starting in August, a well-known national shipping company will stop making deliveries on Sundays in some areas. In a recent statement, the national delivery company FedEx said it was working to "optimize its delivery network based on market conditions and customer needs."
Popular vegetable running low on stock causes shoppers and restaurants to look for alternatives
Every day, it seems there is a new product shortage to report. Unfortunately, today is no different. The latest casualty of the current supply chain crisis is a popular starchy vegetable that many shoppers and restaurants use in their meals.
Road Crews Working In Excessive Heat
A big shout out to the hard working Americans doing their part to keep our roads going so the supply chain of goods keeps flowing. Thank You!
Popular snack food disappearing from grocery stores due to corn shortage
It seems like we can't go a day without hearing about another shortage of a popular food item at the grocery store. First, it was toilet paper, then eggs, and now it's corn, which affects the availability of many snack items that use it in their recipes.
Tampons have been added to the growing list of supply chain shortages
Tampons are a must-have for women who have “Auntie Flo” visit them each month. Tampons are now among the growing list of supply chain shortages in the United States. The importance of this is that women who are menstruating can not use another item in its place while waiting for the stores to restock. If needed in an emergency, they want to be able to find the product in stores. Andre Schulten, Procter & Gamble's Chief Financial Officer said, “Getting raw and packed materials to the places we need to get them to continues to be costly and highly volatile.”
Popular condiment out of stock in many grocery stores due to ingredient shortage
If you like to add a little spice to your food, you may want to stock up on this popular condiment while you can. If you're a fan of Sriracha sauce, you may want to stock up if your local grocery store still has stock on the shelves.
Pennsylvania restaurants report beer shortages as distributors struggle to hire delivery drivers
The next time you visit a restaurant or bar in Pennsylvania, don't be surprised if your favorite beer is out of stock. The flow of beer to Pennsylvania's bars, taverns, and licensed restaurants is slowing as distributors are having problems finding enough drivers to make deliveries.
Jacksonville’s Port Deepening Project Has Completed – More Cargo Ships From Asia Can Now Be Handled in Florida
Florida offers shipping firms an alternative to California. Container shipPhoto by Diego Fernandez on Unsplash. A project that kicked off over ten years ago - to dredge and deepen Jacksonville's port, so it could handle the largest container ships from Asia - has completed this week.
Baby Formula Crisis is Getting Dire in the Bay Area
The baby formula crisis is getting dire in many parts of the Bay Area, with many parents unable to find formula for their babies amid ongoing shortages.
How Pinal County parents can deal with the infant formula shortage, according to the health department
The U.S. is seeing a nationwide shortage of baby formula leaving parents struggling to find the essential product for their newborns. Abbott, a major producer of baby formula, made a voluntary recall of several of its brands, which became the shortage. Due to the market’s limited competition, exclusive contracts and few large suppliers, the recall put a huge strain on the nation’s supply.
Hospitals Nationwide Face Shortages Of Crucial Scanning Supplies
Supply chain issues are causing major headaches for hospitals across the country as they are forced to explore various conservation strategies for dwindling scanning supplies. According to a letter released by St. Luke's Health Network in Pennsylvania, the hospital system, along with many all over the United States, is taking added steps to conserve contrast media. Current precautionary measures include the use of other imaging technologies and postponing non-emergency procedures. The letter blames Covid-related supply chain disruptions in China and states that the problem is occurring in all U.S. hospitals.
Parents in Florida Are Struggling To Buy Baby Formula As Supply Chain Shortages Continue in the State
Baby feeding from a bottlePhoto by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash. Supply chain issues have become a standing feature of daily life in Florida since the global pandemic interrupted the flow of goods around the world.
Global supply chain woes slow down DIA’s plans for more trains
Denver International Airport has purchased additional trains to replace aging ones and add to its inventory.Denver International Airport. (Denver, Colo) Denver International Airport plans to put more trains on its tracks to shuttle passengers between concourses, making those rides less congested and more frequent as travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. However, global supply chain problems are delaying the delivery of the new train cars, which probably won’t arrive until 2023, according to estimates from airport officials.
Is Russia's War In Ukraine To Blame For Global Food Supply Interruptions?
In April, Dmitry Polyansky, Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador claimed that "the main factor for instability and the source of the problem today is not the Russian special military operation in Ukraine, but sanctions measures imposed on our country seeking to cut off any supplies from Russia and the supply chain". But is that statement true?
Supply chain issues push Denver warehouse rent higher
(Adrian Sulyok on Unsplash) (Denver, Colo.) Disruptions in the global supply chain resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic shifted have changed the way logistics companies deliver goods to consumers.
Walmart Is Offering Six-Figure Salaries To Some Truckers
As part of a new recruiting and training campaign, Walmart truckers throughout the country will now be paid up to $110,000 in their first year of employment. Quoting a recent press release: