Europe is so short of natural gas that the continent — usually seen as the poster child for the global fight against emissions — is turning to coal to meet electricity demand that is now back to pre-pandemic levels.
As companies emerge from the channel-upending impact of a global pandemic, virtually all agree on the appeal of achieving true omnichannel operations that place each customer’s individual preference for buying channel, product selection and delivery choice at the center of fulfillment.
President Biden’s blueprint for the U.S. semiconductor industry marks an ambitious effort to set industrial policy for a critical sector of the economy, but the strategy will need more money and global support to take back chip supremacy and preempt a rival effort from China.
EU leaders and President Biden will commit to ending outstanding trade battles when they meet next week and promise to remove tariffs related to a steel and aluminum conflict before the end of the year.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Europe. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance across Europe’s 50 sovereign states and four dependencies - addressing a range of challenges such as varying regulations, developing customs and tax laws and government controlled exchange rates.
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