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How This Plastic-Free Town Became Britain's First

How This Plastic-Free Town Became Britain's First

Emily Kavanaugh is standing in her skincare-product shop, Pure Nuff Stuff, on Chapel Street. The narrow lane leads down towards the Jubilee pool, the triangular lido that juts like a ship’s prow into the sea from Penzance. “Here, try one,” Kavanaugh says, handing me a piece of packing material. [more]


America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

The trucking industry, the backbone of the U.S. economy, is carrying more weight than ever despite a critical shortage of drivers. [more]


Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Discover New Materials

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Discover New Materials

Scientists teamed up to use artificial intelligence to discover new alternatives to steel in record time. As a result, they discovered three new blends to form metallic glass and did this 200 times faster than it has ever been done before.[more]


Human Trafficking Is Widespread in Global Fishing Industry, Report Shows

Human Trafficking Is Widespread in Global Fishing Industry, Report Shows

Local communities play a critical role in recognizing and combating slavery, according to the U.S. Department of State’s 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report, an annual publication that provides a global overview of the nature and scope of human trafficking — and various efforts underway to confront...[more]


A 3-D Printer Saved the Air Force More Than $9,000 Per Toilet Cover

To the Air Force, it’s a “cover-center wall, troop compartment latrine .?.?. required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine area.”[more]


Opinion: How Banning Plastic Straws Could Make Pollution Even Worse

Californians are embroiled in a debate over banning plastic products, including everything from straws to grocery bags. [more]


Get Ready for Rolling Background Checks at the Plant

Get Ready for Rolling Background Checks at the Plant

Jay Cradeur takes pride in his 4.9 driver rating on Uber Technologies Inc.’s five-star scale and the almost 19,000 rides he’s given in the capital of ride sharing, San Francisco. So he was puzzled — and more than a little annoyed — when Uber kicked him off its platform last December.[more]


Manufacturers May Need to Give White-Collar Perks to Fill Blue-Collar Jobs

Manufacturers May Need to Give White-Collar Perks to Fill Blue-Collar Jobs

Manufacturing executives in the United States and other developed economies — whether involved in the production of automobiles, aircraft, trucks, or combines — agree: The single biggest threat to their operations over the next decade is a shortage of labor. [more]


Yes, Supply Chain Can Power Population Health

Yes, Supply Chain Can Power Population Health

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” The opening line of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities contrasts the cities of Paris and London during the French Revolution. In many ways, however, those words describe the state of the U.S. healthcare system today. [more]


Wrangler Shows How Sustainability Data Can Transform Supply Chains

Field-level sustainability data can strengthen business relationships and results throughout agricultural supply chains, according to a paper recently published by Wrangler and farm-management software company MyFarms. [more]


Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Plymouth, Wisconsin, styles itself as “the cheese capital of the world.” The town of 8,445 people, about an hour north of Milwaukee, was once the site of the National Cheese Exchange where cheese commodity prices were set and today about 15 percent of all U.S. cheese passes through the town.[more]


Here Are This Year’s Top Six Security and Risk Management Trends

Here Are This Year’s Top Six Security and Risk Management Trends

Business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes. Gartner, Inc. said that security leaders should harness this increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends, to improve their organization’s resilience while elevating their...[more]


Keeping Reverse Logistics Moving: Three Challenges Your Software Must Tackle

Keeping Reverse Logistics Moving: Three Challenges Your Software Must Tackle

Reverse logistics is an integral process in many industries and can result in lost revenue, missing components and disgruntled customers if not handled correctly. [more]


China's Chickens Need to Lay a Billion Eggs a Day. Here's How They're Going to Do It.

China's Chickens Need to Lay a Billion Eggs a Day. Here's How They're Going to Do It.

Behind a row of sealed red incubator doors in a new facility in northern China, about 400,000 chicks are hatched every day, part of the rapidly modernizing supply chain in China’s $37bn egg industry, the world’s biggest.[more]


Women in Supply Chain: The Mary Barra Example

Women in Supply Chain: The Mary Barra Example

General Motors recently named a new chief financial officer — 39-year-old Harvard MBA Dhivya Suryadevara takes over starting in September. She joins a leadership team comprising five women among 11 directors, plus the heads of manufacturing, Alicia Boler Davis, and human resources, Kimberly Brycz....[more]


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