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Amazon plans to add hundreds of jobs at the facility, including receiving, sorting and shipping, and network logistics support.
The shortages are widespread, impacting produce and meat as well as packaged goods such as cereal. And they’re being reported nationwide.
From automobiles to canned goods, certain items have been in short supply, and for a variety of reasons.
Despite the positive news, public opinion polling shows that many Americans lack confidence in the country’s economic recovery.
Extreme weather and supply chain disruptions have reduced supplies of both real and artificial trees this season.
In a survey of business conditions, the Fed’s 12 regional banks found that the economy continued to grow at a modest-to-moderate pace. But because of supply chain problems, price increases were reported to be widespread across the economy.
Nearly 3.4 billion parcels are expected to crisscross the country this holiday season, representing an estimated increase of about 400 million compared with last year.
But the pure randomness of shipping problems and the unpredictability of consumer demand make it difficult to predict exactly what will be in short supply.
U.S. Postal Service officials say they have the staffing and resources to handle the coming onslaught of holiday packages, and avoid a repeat of the disastrous 2020 season that brought mail delivery to a crawl.
The biggest problem is that Ikea’s growth is being crimped because the company can’t meet demand, its CFO said Wednesday.
Both carmakers said they had moved past the worst of the availability issues that have snarled production lines globally. Their views contrasted with those of Samsung Electronics.
Indianapolis-based Langham Logistics said the facility will be dedicated to pharmaceutical, vaccine and biologics manufacturing and distribution clients.
More than a year and a half after the coronavirus pandemic upended daily life, the supply of basic goods at U.S. grocery stores and restaurants is once again falling victim to intermittent shortages and delays.
The 708,000-square-foot Indy South Logistics Center will be constructed at 955 N. Graham Road, just east of Interstate 65 and south of County Line Road.
The dispute at the U.S.-Canada border is threatening America’s supply of Alaska pollock, a key fish used for popular products such as fish sticks. Most fast-food fish sandwiches, including the McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish, are made from pollock.
Toy companies are grappling with a severe supply network crunch that could mean sparse shelves for the crucial holidays.
Radial, which fills online orders for dozens of retail brands, said it needed the temporary help it pick, sort, pack and ship an upcoming surge in holiday orders.