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#supply chains

# supply-chains - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains

Jul 5th 2022, 7:42 AM 9,724 Views 1 Comment

The world’s two biggest economies are also grappling with Covid-affected supply chains.

# supply-chains - Sunday 3 April, 2022

War leaves crisp makers scrambling for sunflower oil alternatives as price hikes set to bite
# Food Supply
# Food Supply

War leaves crisp makers scrambling for sunflower oil alternatives as price hikes set to bite

Apr 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 41,303 Views 26 Comments

Shortages and price spikes look set to impact many of the items on grocery store shelves.

# supply-chains - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Nervous times for Irish households and businesses as supply anxieties roll through markets
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Nervous times for Irish households and businesses as supply anxieties roll through markets

Mar 8th 2022, 12:01 PM 15,931 Views 5 Comments

Market ructions, gas rationing and 1970s-style inflation fears hit the headlines.

# supply-chains - Friday 4 March, 2022

Ireland 'engaging' with EU on proposal to ban Russian ships from docking at European ports
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ireland 'engaging' with EU on proposal to ban Russian ships from docking at European ports

Mar 4th 2022, 5:17 PM 15,656 Views 19 Comments

Russian trade is facing severe disruption as a consequence of sanctions announced this week.

# supply-chains - Monday 1 November, 2021

'Concertina effect': Supply chain and shipping disruption could last 'the entirety of 2022'
# Driver Shortage
# Driver Shortage

'Concertina effect': Supply chain and shipping disruption could last 'the entirety of 2022'

Nov 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 34,096 Views 24 Comments
  • Major congestion at European feeder ports serving Ireland continues to delay the flow of goods to and from Irish ports.
  • Once goods arrive in Ireland, a shortage of truck drivers is causing delays to final deliveries.
  • Businesses are being urged to afford struggling hauliers and drivers respect ahead of what could be a challenging Christmas.

# supply-chains - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites
# Driver Shortage
# Driver Shortage

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:30 AM 36,496 Views 36 Comments

But supply chain experts say the shortage is not likely to lead to empty shelves this Christmas.

# supply-chains - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?

Sep 18th 2021, 9:53 AM 36,713 Views 50 Comments

Consumer growth is having a profound impact on global supply chains.

# supply-chains - Monday 6 September, 2021

Around 10% of Ikea product lines 'unavailable' due to supply chain issues
# Retail
# Retail

Around 10% of Ikea product lines 'unavailable' due to supply chain issues

Sep 6th 2021, 4:57 PM 24,255 Views 21 Comments

IKEA said there are “too many product lines” affected in Ireland to list the items that are unavailable.

# supply-chains - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

First it was chocolate flakes - now Irish mattresses are being impacted by global supply problems
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

First it was chocolate flakes - now Irish mattresses are being impacted by global supply problems

May 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 32,865 Views 13 Comments

Higher shipping costs and more expensive raw materials are pushing up costs for furniture and bedding-makers.

# supply-chains - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything
# Supply Chain Chaos
# Supply Chain Chaos

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything

May 18th 2021, 11:13 AM 9,240 Views 4 Comments

Snowstorms, canal blockages and cyber-attacks have played all played a role but so is booming demand.

# supply-chains - Monday 4 May, 2020

Simon Harris defends Irish-based American pharmaceuticals following Trump criticism
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

Simon Harris defends Irish-based American pharmaceuticals following Trump criticism

Updated May 4th 2020, 4:48 PM 72,232 Views 107 Comments

US President Donald Trump made a pledge to bring Irish-based US pharmaceutical companies back to the US.

# supply-chains - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis
# Bad To Worse
# Bad To Worse

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis

Mar 6th 2019, 12:02 AM 15,980 Views 27 Comments

Increased costs and problems securing staff could hinder the industry’s response.