Tag: supply chain issues


Trailer Makers Use Composites, Materials to Extend Life, Limit Moisture and Overloading

November 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Amid a challenging landscape of supply chain issues, manufacturers are extending the lives of trailers using products such as composite materials and galvanized elements. The most vulnerable element in a trailer is the floor, which is constantly attacked by moisture […]

Shipping, Vehicles

Supply chain woes may delay EVs but delivery fleets can’t wait

June 6, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Supply chain issues may be pushing back deliveries of electric vehicles, but that doesn’t mean last-mile delivery fleets looking to adopt can sit back and wait. “Fleets may think they have plenty of time … but sometimes it will take […]


Fearless supply chain predictions: Here’s what will happen in 2022

January 3, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Goodbye, 2021. Hello, 2022. What do you have in store for us? More supply chain issues? More port congestion? More driver issues? More topsy-turvy developments? Probably a little bit of everything, according to FreightWaves writers. We asked our people on […]


Hybrid cars are twice as vulnerable to supply chain issues as gas-powered models

July 28, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

The global computer chip shortage has hit car manufacturers especially hard, indicating the importance of supply chain resilience. Yet, for hybrid electric vehicles, it isn’t clear how their production could be impacted by fluctuating supplies and high prices. To get […]