Supply Chain

Whose Tariffs Are Worse For The American Consumer?

Whose Tariffs Are Worse For The American Consumer?

CNBC, July 2, 2024

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump share common ground on tariff policy. While some policymakers argue that tariffs can be a tool to protect and help grow domestic industries and ensure national security, tariffs may also result in unintended economic consequences that cost U.S. consumers billions. Trump's trade war tariffs generated about $233 billion in duties collected by U.S. Customs through March 2024, according to an analysis from the Tax Foundation. Watch the video above to find out which candidate's tariffs will be more expensive for the American consumer.

OK Manufacturing Alliance offers ‘Supply Chain Academy’

OK Manufacturing Alliance offers ‘Supply Chain Academy’

The Journal Record, June 5, 2024

ARDMORE — The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance will feature noted supply chain logistics expert and author Sunderesh Heragu at its “Supply Chain Academy” on Wednesday, June 12 at the Ardmore Convention Center, 2401 N Rockford Road in Ardmore.

The Port of Baltimore Will Bounce Back

The Port of Baltimore Will Bounce Back

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, April 9, 2024

In the early morning of March 26, Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed when a container ship struck it, killing six construction workers and severing water access to most terminals within the Port of Baltimore indefinitely. With respect to economic losses from the port closure, the temporary losses for the region look to be severe. However, there are several reasons to be optimistic about the port's recovery and a minimal long-term loss for the region and the nation.

Supply Chain Disruption: Baltimore’s Economic Pulse Interrupted

Supply Chain Disruption: Baltimore’s Economic Pulse Interrupted

Southern Maryland Chronicle, April 8, 2024

The recent collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge following a ship collision, causing an indefinite closure of the Port of Baltimore, poses significant disruptions to the local and national supply chain. Experts warn of extended impacts, particularly on ground transportation logistics, which could reverberate through the economy.

Exclusive: Tariffs and the Supply Chain

Exclusive: Tariffs and the Supply Chain

Contractors Supply Magazine, February 12, 2024

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the supply chain topic has been on the headlines constantly. First, it was due to the limited availability of groceries on store shelves. Then, it was the semiconductor chips shortage that caused automobile production to be severely restricted. Home prices went up sharply due to the shortage of materials and more people expanding their housing footprint by building offices and additions. Then, there was the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Drug shortages may mean difference between life and death for some US patients, experts say

Drug shortages may mean difference between life and death for some US patients, experts say

CNN, February 6, 2024

When T.J. Grimm and his team at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center put in their nightly orders to fill customers’ medications, they‘re never really sure that the orders will actually get filled. It’s a problem facing health care systems across the country: Pharmacy managers have been left scrambling to find supplies as the country deals with a near-record number of shortages affecting millions of people.

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