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Rental Agencies Uncharacteristically Buying Used Cars

With rental companies coming off a particularly lean 2020, fleet downsizing turned out to be a necessity for many agencies. Unfortunately, demand for rental vehicles has begun to return and some markets have found themselves operating with an insufficient number of cars. The upside to this is the ability to charge exorbitant fees for models nobody […] The post Rental Agencies Uncharacteristically Buying Used Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Enterprise, Avis, Used Cars, Auction, Autos, Rental Cars, Shortage, Hertz, Car Rental, News Blog, Used Vehicle Prices, Used Vehicles, Rental Agencies, Semiconductor Shortage, Vehicle Auction


Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason

As if you needed more doom and gloom to kick off this week, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) lobby has confessed that its fleet will go into the next few months operating well below capacity. That means there’s a very good chance that some parts of the country could see gas shortages over the summer. While […] The post Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, Fuel, Autos, Drivers, Shortage, Fuel Economy, Industry News, Oil Industry, Big Oil, News Blog, National Tank Truck Carriers NTTC, Fuel Shortage, Tanker Operators


Semiconductor Shortage By the Numbers, Looks Bad

The global shortage of semiconductor chips has really done a number on the industry and it’s just one of several major supplier issues created by our response to the pandemic. Years from now, people will look back and use the benefit of hindsight to come up with the perfect solution to a problem that has […] The post Semiconductor Shortage By the Numbers, Looks Bad appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Stats, Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Shortage, Supply, Chip, Semiconductor, Industry News, Demand, News Blog, Part Shortages, Just-in-time


High trucking costs are expected to last through 2021, adding to retailers' challenges

Bob Riha Jr./Reuters Bob Riha Jr./Reuters A shortage of semi-conductors to build new trucks and drivers to drive them is causing rising freight costs. The rising transportation costs coupled with backlogged ports are adding to business woes. Toilet paper, diapers, cars, bikes, electronics, and houses have all become more expensive lately. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retailers are sounding the alarm on increasing transportation costs as truck drivers and new trucks are...
Tags: Texas, News, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Retail, Shortage, Toilet, General Mills, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Sharpie, Reuters, Robinson, Ravi Saligram, Bed Bath & Beyond


For one small restaurant operator in Columbus, Ohio, the labor shortage means returning to pre-pandemic service is 'unfathomable'

Wolf's Ridge Brewing in Columbus, Ohio. Photo provided courtesy of the company. Provided by Wolf's Ridge Brewing The co-founder of Wolf's Ridge Brewing in Columbus, Ohio, can't find workers to fill open roles. To get back to 2019 levels, he'd need at least 10 new hires, but there's a dearth of applicants. His case is just one of the many businesses facing a labor shortage in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. The co-founder of Wolf's Ridge...
Tags: News, Labor, US, Trends, Workers, Economy, Retail, Ohio, Wages, Shortage, Wolf, COLUMBUS Ohio, Pandemic, Columbus Ohio Photo, COVID-19, COVID


This about sums up the bonkers inventory shortage

"I'm from California, it's the cheapest apple I've ever seen," one bidder says in a TikTok that skewers real estate bidding wars.
Tags: Utah, Real Estate, Instagram, California, Social Media, Radio, Shortage, Inventory, Shaun Johnson, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Lumber, Tiktok


Bubble tea drinkers could be out of luck as a shortage of boba and other products may make the sweet drink hard to find

Bubble tea. bebe14/Shutterstock bebe14/Shutterstock Bubble tea supplies are running low amid a shortage caused by backed-up US ports. Tapioca pearls, popping bobas, and flavored powders and syrups are stuck in transit. The products are the latest among many that have faced a shortage during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Your favorite bubble tea shop may not be serving its signature drink for a while as shipping delays are keeping some retailers from getting...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Chicago, Retail, Starbucks, Shortage, Ports, Logistics, Yoon, East, San Francisco Chronicle, Oat Milk, Pandemic, Bubble Tea


Global Chip Shortage Hits Apple’s MacBook And iPad Production

Nikkei's new report states that the global chip shortage is starting to affect Apple on two of its other critical product lines: iPads and MacBooks. The post Global Chip Shortage Hits Apple’s MacBook And iPad Production appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, All News, Hardware News, Macbook, Shortage, Global Chip Shortage Hits Apple


A looming shortage of bacon and hot dogs could leave big cookout plans up in smoke for July Fourth when most Americans are vaccinated

Lew Robertson/Getty Images Hogs are in short supply ahead of this summer's pent-up demand for products like bacon and hot dogs. That means hog-meat prices might be higher, and consumers will see fewer discounts. "The whole supply chain has really been squeezed," said ArrowStream's Isaac Olvera. See more stories on Insider's business page. Summer barbecues may taste a little different this year.Hogs have been in short supply since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic more th...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Grocery Stores, Retail, Shortage, McCracken, Fourth of July, Pandemic, Roerink, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Anne Marie Roerink, Natasha Dailey, Lew Robertson Getty


A ketchup shortage in the US is causing prices to spike - and it could get harder to find ketchup packets at restaurants

Associated Press Over the past year, an increase in take-out orders has caused ketchup sales to spike. At the beginning of the pandemic, ketchup sales were up over 300% from the previous year. Kraft Heinz is working to keep up with the increase in demand by streamlining its process. See more stories on Insider's business page. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global supply chain, causing shortages of toilet paper, Peloton bikes, and computer chips. Ketchup packets are i...
Tags: Food, News, Restaurants, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Cnn, Retail, Shortage, Denver, Journal, Texas Roadhouse, Mike DeCamp, Kraft Heinz, The Journal, John Silver


Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles

The industry is having to stall more plants to contend with the semiconductor shortage that’s currently making it more difficult for you to get everything from a smartphone on up to your next vehicle. Ford Motor Co. recently informed employees that its Dearborn truck plant (easily one of its most profitable facilities) would need to be […] The post Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, General Motors, Industry, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Automotive Industry, Shortage, Delays, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Ford Motor Co, Unifor, Dearborn


A shortage of plastics could force a 'fight for materials' among retailers, car makers, and more after Texas storm upends manufacturing: Report

Icicles hang off the State Highway 195 sign in Killeen, Texas. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Plastics plants in Texas are still recovering from Winter Storm Uri, and it's causing a plastic shortage. Homes, devices, and even medical supplies are affected. The storm caused $150 billion in damages, mostly to Texas, AccuWeather estimated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Plastics plants are still recovering from the winter freeze that struck t...
Tags: Texas, Trends, Economy, Retail, Citigroup, Shortage, Houston, Gulf Coast, Wall Street Journal, Winter Storm, Journal, WSJ, Pvc, Plastics, Dow Chemical, Schwab


High Speed Gear Announces Production Increase

High Speed Gear, Inc. (HSGI) produces some of the most popular shooting-related accessories in the business. From belts to bags, holsters, chest rigs, plate carriers and more, if you’re looking for a piece of gun gear there’s a decent chance they make something you could use. The products for which High Speed Gear is best […] Read More … The post High Speed Gear Announces Production Increase appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Production, Manufacturing, Shortage, Tacos, Daily News, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Supply And Demand, HSGI, High Speed Gear Inc, High Speed Gear


Jared Kushner reportedly said 'free markets will solve' the PPE shortage in March. Nurses are still paying for that approach.

Jared Kushner Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images New reporting on a March 21 meeting in the White House Situation Room quotes Jared Kushner as saying it was "not the role of government" to solve the PPE shortage and prevent states from outbidding each other, according to Vanity Fair. "The federal government is not going to lead this response," Kushner said, according to Vanity Fair. "It's up to the states to figure out what they want to do." "Free markets will solve this. That is no...
Tags: Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Silicon Valley, Nevada, Shortage, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, Trump, Afp, Johns Hopkins University, White House Press, Situation Room, Kushner


Nintendo Switch Shortage Can Partially Be Blamed On Resellers Using Bots

The current shortage of Nintendo Switch consoles is frustrating many and it seems resellers and bots are partly to blame for the current situation. Read more...
Tags: Science, News, Nintendo, Motherboard, Kotakucore, Shortage, Bots, Switch, Resellers


Intel To Cut Retail Processor Supply For Holiday 2018

We could see prices of retail packages of Intel Core desktop processors continue to rise over Q4-2018 as its been reported that the company has cut their supply, in favor of tray/reel shipments to OEMs. This could mean a very shorty supply of desktop processors like the Core i5-8600K, i5-9600K, i7-8700K, i7-8700K, and even i9-9900K. If they are available expect them to be heavily marked up. The post Intel To Cut Retail Processor Supply For Holiday 2018 appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Intel, All News, Hardware News, Shortage, Processors, Intel Core, Holiday 2018, CPU Shortage


California Housing Package Launched January 1 with a Resolution to Ease Housing Costs, Shortage

Billions in funding, expediting development key to success Sacramnto, CA – January 3rd, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) California’s far-reaching housing package went into effect January 1, 2018, launching a major breakthrough for funding and fast-tracking housing development, especially for lower-income residents in the state. California lawmakers approved the 15-bill housing package September 15, and Governor Edmund G. Brown signed the legislation two weeks later, building the foundation to help with th...
Tags: News, California, Housing, San Francisco, CA, Radio, Shortage, Cost, Shortages, Real Estate News, Metcalf, San Diego San Jose, California Association Of Realtors, Evan Gerberding, California Housing Package, Edmund G Brown


Redfin New Construction Report: Under Building of New Homes and High Construction Costs Are Perpetuating Housing Shortage

Redfin releases new datasets on new construction prices, sales, inventory and building permits for metros and counties across the U.S. Seattle, WA – October 25, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) (NASDAQ: RDFN) The average price of a new construction home that sold from July through September was $374,000, according to a new quarterly analysis on the new construction market from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin found new construction homes sold at an average premium o...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, California, Housing, San Francisco, Radio, New Jersey, New Homes, Dallas, Nashville, San Jose, Data Center, Shortage, Oakland, Seattle


Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don’t Bother

Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don't Bother The post Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don’t Bother appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Home, Business, Nurse, Maryland, Time, Audit, Report, Client, Nursing, Results, Shortage, Patient, Care, Worst, Complaint, Staff


You may not be able to find a Switch this holiday season, says Nintendo president

Nintendo Switch continues to sell like hotcakes, but demand for the console could exceed supply this holiday season. Nintendo has already increased production following a successful March launch. The post You may not be able to find a Switch this holiday season, says Nintendo president appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Mario, Shortage, Zelda, Switch, Nintendo Switch


Nintendo says demand for the Switch could exceed supply this holiday season

Nintendo Switch continues to sell like hotcakes, but demand for the console could exceed supply this holiday season. Nintendo has already increased production following a successful March launch. The post Nintendo says demand for the Switch could exceed supply this holiday season appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Mario, Shortage, Zelda, Switch, Nintendo Switch


AMD RX Vega Graphics Cards In Low Supply Till At Least October

DigiTimes is reporting that the current AMD shortage of RX Vega cards in the retail market will continue till at least October. They say this information comes from "sources from the upstream supply chain" and that the supply issue comes from the package integration of HBM2 memory (from SK Hynix or Samsung Electronics) and the Vega GPU (manufactured on Global Foundries' 14 nm FinFet).
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Shortage, Supply, Amd, Graphics Cards, Samsung Electronics, Gpu, Global Foundries, Hbm2, DigiTimes, Radeon RX Vega, RX Vega


Redfin Survey: Supply Shortage is Home Sellers’ Greatest Challenge This Year

Redfin agents report that buyers are having success with down payments below 20 percent despite intense competition and fast sales Seattle, WA – March 31st, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) The greatest challenge for home sellers this year is finding another home to buy, according to a survey by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In a March survey of more than 800 Redfin real estate agents, 65.6 percent said that low inventory was the greatest challenge for sellers in their ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Boston, Challenge, Chicago, Radio, Shortage, Supply, Redfin, Seattle Wa, FHA, Real Estate News, Red Fin, Redfin Journalist Services, Alex Starace, Home Sellers


Laptop makers are hitting brick walls thanks to hesitant component suppliers

OEMs such as Hewlett Packard and Dell are seeing increasing demand for notebooks, but are hitting a brick wall thanks to a shortage of laptop components. "Conservative" suppliers are forcing OEMs to find business elsewhere. The post Laptop makers are hitting brick walls thanks to hesitant component suppliers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, Trends, Supply Chain, Computing, Dell, Shortage, Hewlett Packard, Laptops, OEMS, Components


Clinton’s ambitious mental health reform plan faces severe shortage of specialists

Photo: Matt A.J. via Flickr Hillary Clinton this week unveiled a comprehensive plan to reform how mental health care is delivered in this country. While it calls for addressing many of the most serious problems in the behavioral health care system, it could be hampered – at least initially – by a severe shortage of mental health professionals at all levels (map as of 2014). To address that problem, the plan calls for increasing reimbursement for collaborative care (where mental health profess...
Tags: Health, Congress, Senate, White House, Insurance, Mental Health, Hillary Clinton, House Of Representatives, Reform, Medicare, Shortage, Houston, Republican, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Kaiser Health News


The Global Coffee Shortage Is Already a Huge Headache

Hope you’re ready to face the day with nothing but your own unsharpened wits about you. Soon, they will be all you have left.Read more...
Tags: Coffee, Food, Drinks, Science, Climate, Drought, Farming, Agriculture, Shortage, Food Science, Farms, Coffee Shortage


The Vatican Has Been Invited to Mediate in Venezuela Crisis Talks

The Roman Catholic church has yet to officially answer the call to broker negotiations, howeve
Tags: Uncategorized, Crisis, Inflation, Vatican, Venezuela, Shortage, Opposition, Maduro


Hundreds Have Been Arrested in Venezuela as Looting and Food Riots Escalate

Protests have spread across the country, with people chanting "We want food!"
Tags: Food, Uncategorized, Recession, Venezuela, Shortage, Referendum, Riots, Arrests, Economic Crisis, 400, Cumana


New Delhi Grapples With Water Crisis After Protests Damage Supply Canal

Violent protests have killed more than a dozen people and injured hundreds
Tags: Protest, India, Uncategorized, Water, Canal, Shortage, Supply, New Delhi, Damaged, Haryana, Caste, Jat