Contact Support

Poultry plant workers vote to remove union

Labor unions were first established back in the eighteenth century during the European industrial revolution.  The intent of the unions was to protect the rights and work environment of workers. “Currently there are more than 60 unions representing more than 14 million workers throughout the country.” Some of the common benefits of joining a union […]


Freight rail companies try alternative fuels

Many companies in the transportation industry are testing out alternative fuels, and freight rails are no exception.  A large contributor in the supply chain, it makes sense for freight rail companies to try alternative fuels and to try to find more efficient and cleaner ways for trains to move across the country. The freight industry […]


How women can drive the supply chain industry forward

Happy International Women’s Day! As demand grows and industries encounter numerous challenges like worker shortages, limited raw materials, and price increases, supply chain leaders are finding it difficult to keep up. The need to be nimble and remain resilient when the unexpected occurs continues to be the goal for supply chains. “To introduce agility and […]


OSHA to collaborate on massive gummy bear factory

“The 500,000-square-foot project calls for nearly 400 workers making ‘Goldbears’” This facility in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin will be home to a new facility for Haribo USA, a subsidiary of the German company that created the first gummy candy in 1922. This facility will be the company’s largest capital investment in its history. “OSHA’s Strategic Partnership […]


Robots hit the streets for food delivery

Your schedule is packed with back-to-back Zoom meetings and all you need is a quick meal to refuel before the next round of meetings or maybe you are at your college dorm studying away and get a hankering for some of the famous pizza from the place down the street but have a deadline to […]


EU opens door to aiding semiconductor shortage

Many consumers have heard the woes of semiconductor shortages felt around the world, with the automobile industry being hit the hardest. In reaction to this shortage, the European Commission said it “could approve aid to fund the production of semiconductors in the 27-nation bloc amid a global chip shortage and intense worldwide competition to fill […]


Beverage developer expands operations

Have a great idea for a new beverage? Need the ability to take it from concept to consumer? Flavorman, a beverage development company, just broke ground on a new facility expansion in Louisville, Kentucky. “Upon completion, the project will bring 30 new jobs to downtown Louisville and will continue to serve as a catalyst for […]


5 tips to increase employee awareness of cyber security

Keeping networks secure is literally a full-time job for many within technology departments across the world.   “One of the most effective ways that small and medium-sized enterprises can prevent data violation is to increase employee cyber awareness.” Technology departments must set a security foundation by securing networks with a reliable antivirus tool and ensuring the […]


The manufacturing skills gap

The manufacturing industry is a powerful engine when it comes to moving the economy forward. In 2018, plants across the U.S. created over $2.33 billion in products, yet there are still jobs that are unfilled. The reason? “Not enough skilled workers.” “A 2021 study conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute (MI) predicts that 2.1 […]


3M helps identify and stop sale of 1 million fake respirators

In the height of COVID-19, where respirators and N95 masks were in high demand, 3M teamed up with US Marshals to stop the sale of 1 million fake respirators. Not only are manufacturers focused on the quality and supply chain of their products, but they must also be aware of those who may be falsely […]