Keeping you updated on the latest industry news.

Rail Unions Push Out Date for Potential Strike

The threat of a nationwide rail strike has been pushed back to early December after BMWED agreed to extend their cooling off period to align ... Read More

Chinese Officials Enforce Tighter COVID Restrictions, Production Takes a Hit

New COVID-19 cases continue to surge across China despite the country’s draconian containment policies.  Nationwide, new infections climbed to 7,475 on November 7 according to ... Read More

Second Rail Union Rejects Deal, Increasing the Likelihood of Nationwide Strike

In a further blow, another rail union - the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen - has voted down the proposed contract with the Class I railroads, ... Read More

U.S. Grapples with Gas and Diesel Shortages

The U.S. exported a record amount of crude and fuel last week, despite a growing domestic shortage of gasoline and diesel supplies ... Read More

Rail Union Rejects Deal, Renewing Possibility of a Nationwide Railroad Strike

The threat of a nationwide rail strike is back after members of the third-largest rail union rejected last month’s tentative agreement with the Class I ... Read More

‘Clean’ Energy Products Added to DOL’s 2022 List of Goods Produced by Child or Forced Labor

The Department of Labor has just released its 2022 edition of goods produced by child or forced labor.  In this edition, the DOL has added ... Read More

FDA Food Facility Registration Renewals Begin October 1; Act Now to Avoid Supply Chain Disruption

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin accepting food facility registration renewals from October 1 through December 31, 2022. Failure to renew food ... Read More

Nationwide Rail Strike Averted!

The railroads and labor unions have reached a tentative deal, averting a nationwide strike that threatened to cripple U.S. supply chains - less than 24 ... Read More

Chinese Ports at a Standstill as Typhoon Muifa Storms Toward Shanghai

Typhoon Muifa intensified this morning as it barreled towards Shanghai, prompting authorities in the eastern province of Zhejiang to order the ports in Shanghai, Ningbo, ... Read More