‘More Disruption Than Expected’ From Shanghai Shutdown

The two-phase lockdown in Shanghai that was meant to end April 5 is being extended indefinitely as the latest Covid outbreak is not contained and a massive testing campaign continues, reports cargo marketplace Freightos. The extension of the Shanghai shutdown is resulting in a larger disruption than anticipated. Although Shanghai’s air and ocean ports remain…

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New Yorker Electronics and IOE Ink Distribution Deal

New Yorker Electronics and Inter Outstanding Electronics (IOE), a Taiwan-based designer and manufacturer of transformers since 1982, have just announced a new distribution agreement. Under the new agreement, New Yorker Electronics will begin its distribution of IOE’s broad product offering which Transformers, Inductors and Chokes. IOE’s Lamination Transformer products include LED Lighting Transformers, Power Transformers,…

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Getting Down to Business: Parity Creates Productivity

Businesses are accelerating their activity in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) at a time when gender diversity was hard hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. The global supply chain is feeling the effect. “For the female workforce in global supply chains, the pandemic has caused multi-faceted issues that undermine women’s economic participation and wellbeing and expose…

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