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US diesel prices hit a 25 year high as truckers are paying $1,200+ to fill up, driving inflation.
Truckers Spending $1,200+ to Fill Up as US Diesel Prices Set 25-Year High
The price of ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) in the United States not only suddenly broke sharply away from the price of regular gasoline, but set a new 25-year high according to new data released...
Delta Airlines and Atlanta Airport left 5 million honeybees upside down on the tarmac in the 83 degree sun, killing them.
5 Million Honeybees Die After Being Left Upside Down on Atlanta Airport Tarmac
A heartbreaking story emerged the week of April 25 when reports that the majority of a shipment of five million honeybees en route to Alaska to pollinate apple tree nurseries had died after airport staff...
CISA warns critical US power grid equipment that can serve as a kill switch may be wide open to foreign government APT hackers.
Critical US Power Grid Hardware Wide Open With Backdoors, Warns CISA
The United States Government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned that critical hardware devices utilized in the U.S. power grid and produced by a trio of major manufacturers are sitting ducks for Advanced...
A string of fires have destroyed US food processing facilities in a string of isolated incidents.
A String of Fires Destroys Food Processing Facilities Across America
A curious string of fires and plane crashes over the last month have destroyed the facilities of at least five major food processors across four different states, exacerbating an escalating inflation and supply chain crisis...
Russia's inflation and supply chain are being hammered by western sanctions, they admit.
Russia Admits Heavy Pressure Under Sanctions, But Says Its Economy Far From Collapse
As the war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine rages into its third month, Russia’s economic engine battles on a "second front" against financial and business sanctions imposed by the West in response to the...
American rail carriers are cutting critical fertilizer, grain, and coal shipments as they struggle with staffing and logistics problems amid union wars.
US Rail Carriers Are Cutting Fertilizer, Grain, Coal Shipments
A major U.S. railway freight carrier has ceased business with one of the largest fertilizer producers in the country during the peak of planting season.  In an April 14 press release, CF Industries informed the...
The US-Canada and US-Mexico borders now require vaccine passports for all essential and non-essential travellers.
All Foreigners Entering the US Now Require Vaccine Passports On Entry
Effective Jan. 22, all essential and non-essential travelers to the U.S. must provide evidence of fully vaccinated status, regardless of whether they enter at land, sea, or airports, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced...
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International Supply Chains Weighed Down by Beijing’s Zero-COVID Policy
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted international logistics for almost two years and the Chinese regime’s extremely strict COVID-19 policies are only making matters worse. Beijing is following a “Zero-COVID” policy when it comes to dealing...
An industry group warns that Canada may lose an additional 30,000 truckers when no jab no job vaccine edicts come into play in January.
Canada May Lose 30,000 Truckers When Vaccine Mandates Hit: Industry Group
Canada may lose as many as 30,000 additional truckers in an industry already plagued by a staffing shortage as a result of pending mandatory vaccination edicts, putting the country’s supply chain in jeopardy, warns an...
An Amazon logistics center near Paris, France.
Amazon Tackling Supply Chain Crisis With Private Ships
America’s supply chain crisis has driven up the prices of products. However, Amazon is trying to bypass such challenges by hiring private shipping vessels to transport goods around the world, which many believe is an...
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Price of Food in America Will Rise ‘Tremendously’: Billionaire Supermarket Owner
As the U.S. continues to grapple with rising inflation, a billionaire supermarket owner has warned that Americans will see even more food shortages and increasing prices in the coming weeks.  In a recent interview with...
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Nationwide Driver Shortage Inspires California High School to Teach Truck Driving
Trucks move roughly 72.5 percent of the nation's freight by weight, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). However, the past decade has seen the country grappling with a shortage of truck drivers. With the...