The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday documented complaints that the e-commerce giant had barred customers who had returned items. Amazon apparently failed to alert the customers that they had returned too many items before the bans.
The Trump administration on Wednesday launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.
Robotics systems help distribution facilities gain speed, increase accuracy, cut costs, and handle the grunt work so employees can focus on more productive tasks. And no resume or job interview required.
As part of its fight to keep brick-and-mortar shopping relevant and convenient, Target is testing a new approach to supply chain management, one that would replenish inventory much faster than is currently possible.
The composite pallet is stronger, more durable and safer than traditional wooden or plastic pallets and is said to be the first of its kind to offer a hermetically sealed surface – a crucial component in pharmaceutical and food transportation safety. It protects against insects, bacteria, mould and other harmful organisms that can damage shipments or cause delays.
The anticipation is building surrounding new trade restrictions and that’s leading to stepped-up orders by companies seeking to get ahead of possible changes. Shipments to Asia picked up from the two biggest West Coast ports last month, primarily driven by anxiety.
After slumping for years, the freezer case has become a bright spot in the supermarket aisles. Brands like Banquet frozen dinners, Eggo waffles, and Stouffer’s entrees are rising in popularity despite appearing out of step with food trends such as quinoa, kale, and farm-to-table.
In early April, China announced a 25 percent tariff on American soybeans but did not announce when it would take effect. In mid-April, it canceled orders for a net 62,690 metric tons of U.S. soybeans. China is the U.S.’s biggest customer for soybeans and will hurt U.S. soybean farmers.
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