I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a great start to the New Year! For those new to the blog, throughout the year, in addition to our original content, we will summarize a few of the top stories each week from supply chain news and blogs, and link you to the full stories.
A real cliff hanger
Many of you probably heard about the recent Fiscal Cliff debate that took place in the United States. In his article “Fiscal Cliff deal is reached but supply chain challenges remain” Jeff Berman writes about the importance of a deal being reached and the potential impact the deal may have on supply chains. Click here for the full article
Strike averted…for now
A couple weeks back I provided a link to an article about the strike that was looming over the US East Coast ports, but as reported by the SCDigest Editorial Staff, this strike has been averted, at least for now. Dock workers have agreed to extend their contracts another 30 days in order to work out other details. The full article can be read here.
Have a great weekend!