DPA, shortage, supply, supply shortage, DPA

Why the DPA Won’t Cure Covid-19’s Supply Shortages

All over the world, healthcare workers face a critical supply shortage of personal protection equipment (PPE) which prevents cross-contamination between caregivers and patients. Life-saving ventilators are in short supply.  It’s inconceivable that in 2020, the richest country in the world cannot produce enough masks, gowns, shields and equipment in response to the Covid-19 pandemic for…


Digi-Key Adds Siglent to Line Card

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, announced that it has expanded its product portfolio by signing a North American distribution partnership with Siglent Technologies, providing Digi-Key customers with world-class electronic test and measurement solutions. This expansion is part of the DK+ initiative, Digi-Key’s continued growth as a world-class distributor to provide products, services and…


Resilinc and Premier Inc. to Launch Healthcare Exchange to Help Hospitals

Resilinc, the leading provider of AI-based supply chain mapping and disruption monitoring services, and Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, today announced the roll out of The Exchange at Resilinc. The Exchange is a cloud-based platform for the healthcare industry where hospitals interact with vetted peer organizations to identify, locate and exchange…


freight, demand, US, essential goods

Global Freight Demand Sinks; U.S. Focuses on Essential Goods

U.S.-China freight rates have been heavily impacted by the ongoing developments in Covid-19, according  logistics expert Freightos, which also provides insight on global shipping trends. China-US West Coast prices (FBX01 Daily) rose 1 percent since last week to $1,533/FEU. Rates are 3 percent lower than last year’s prices for this week. China-US East Coast prices…


SEMI Urges ‘Essential Business’ Designation of Semiconductor Companies

SEMI has urged government representatives around the U.S. and world to designate the semiconductor industry as an essential business so operations at companies across the chip supply chain can continue without interruption as the spread of COVID-19 continues. SEMI President and CEO Ajit Manocha assured the U.S. and global officials that SEMI members – the…