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Looming Freight Train Strike Could Derail Biden Political Momentum

Nov. 25, 2022
Joe Biden faces the prospect of a crippling strike by railroad unions that could stall transport of fuel, corn and drinking water, dramatically complicate holiday season train...
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Labor / Employment Policy

Update: Eleventh-Hour Tentative Deal Defers Possible Railroad Strike

Sept. 15, 2022
The new tentative agreement gives railway workers one paid day of sick leave, and improves their ability to take unpaid time off for medical purposes.
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Shipping Costs Rise, Transport Tightens as War Escalates in Ukraine

March 1, 2022
Rail may not remain a safe or affordable alternative to sea transport because trains from China to Europe typically transit through Russia.
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Key US-Canada Border Crossing Reopens After COVID Protests

Feb. 14, 2022
The blockading of the Ambassador Bridge forced automakers in both the United States and Canada to halt or scale back production.
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Maersk Sees Profits Soar on Record Freight Prices

Feb. 9, 2022
The Danish shipping company expects conditions to normalize in the second half of the year.


The IndustryWeek US 500

Download the IW U.S. 500

May 24, 2023
Download the list of the 500 largest US public manufacturers in an easy to read .pdf format
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Technology and IIoT

Wabtec EV Train on Track for Clean Future

May 17, 2021
Pittsburgh-based Wabtec announces positive results from its three-month pilot with BNSF.
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The Suez Canal Ship Is Freed, But Headaches Will Linger for Months

April 5, 2021
Manufacturers can take action now to minimize losses.
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Supply Chain Initiative

Big-Box Customers Give OEMs an Online Edge

Nov. 1, 2020
Minimum reliance on pre-built inventory is a good first step to e-tail success.
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Supply Chain

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2020

Sept. 18, 2020
Our annual look at how the best companies incorporate supply chain best practices into their daily operations.