Daily News Briefing - Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Industry News
 U.S. Manufacturing Gauge Expands at Fastest Pace Since 2018 - Bloomberg | 01/5/2021
 For Manufacturers, a Different Sort of Recession - The Wall Street Journal | 01/5/2021
 Four Questions That Every Manufacturing Entrepreneur Needs To Answer - Forbes | 01/6/2021
Supply Chain News
 Amazon buys 11 planes to boost airfreight capacity - Supply Chain Dive | 01/6/2021
 Firms Want to Adjust Supply Chains Post-Pandemic, But Changes Take Time - The Wall Street Journal | 12/27/2020
Notable Companies
 General Electric pays $200 million SEC fine for misleading investors - CNBC | 12/9/2020
 GM’s $27 Billion Electric Bet Begins With Bad-Boy Hummer Truck - Bloomberg | 12/17/2020
 General Dynamics to build upgraded Abrams tanks in $4.62B contract - | 12/21/2020
 How COVID-19 is changing packaging - Supply Chain Dive | 01/5/2021
 COVID-19 revealed the fragility of supply chains - TechCrunch | 12/29/2020
 Pandemic triggers ‘perfect storm’ for global shipping supply chains - Financial Times | 12/10/2020
Industry News
Bloomberg | January 5, 2021
Byline: Reade Pickert
Reach: 39.5m
is expected to show a modest employment increase in the month, supported by factory hiring. Just over half of the manufacturing jobs lost in
The Wall Street Journal | January 5, 2021
Byline: Justin Lahart
Reach: 39.9m
-resistant services industries but spurred demand for manufactured goods such as auto parts. Photo:
Forbes | January 6, 2021
Byline: Ethan Karp
Reach: 75.7m
and equipment, establishing supply chains, training employees and leasing factory space. For those who want to understand those strategies,
Supply Chain News
Supply Chain Dive | January 6, 2021
Byline: Matt Leonard
Reach: 115k
distributing the coronavirus vaccine Freight forwarders, the linchpins of the supply chain, face the arduous task of ensuring vaccines move
The Wall Street Journal | December 27, 2020
Byline: Mike Cherney
Reach: 39.9m
The coronavirus pandemic snarled the world’s sprawling supply chains for months, shutting factories, disrupting shipping and making it
Notable Companies
CNBC | December 9, 2020
Byline: Will Feuer
Reach: 64.8m
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced has fined General Electric $200 million to settle charges for misleading investors
Bloomberg | December 17, 2020
Byline: David Welch
Reach: 39.5m
Source: General Motors Source: General Motors A battery-powered Hummer pickup truck. Mary | December 21, 2020
Byline: Ed Adamczyk
Reach: 2.4m
General Dynamics will built the latest version of the M1 Abrams tank in a $4.62 billion contract announced on Friday by the Defense
Supply Chain Dive | January 5, 2021
Byline: Jen A. Miller
Reach: 115k
center for e-commerce orders. Get supply chain news like this in your inbox daily. Subscribe to Supply Chain Dive: Topics covered: logistics
TechCrunch | December 29, 2020
Byline: Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen
Reach: 11.4m
. The good news is that new supply chain technologies are emerging that will heighten visibility across supply chains, reducing risk and
Financial Times | December 10, 2020
Byline: Robert Wright
Reach: 20.6m