Port Delays Leave Cargo Ships Stranded off U.S. Pacific Gateways

Port Delays Leave Cargo Ships Stranded off U.S. Pacific Gateways

You need your ocean cargo ASAP. You know which container ship it’s on. What’s the chance that your ship arrives at the port on schedule? For the answer, flip a coin. Heads: The ship will dock on time. Tails: It’ll be late — possibly very late. A trade bottleneck born...
Steel Price Increases Affecting Supply Chain

Steel Price Increases Affecting Supply Chain

Steel prices have risen relentlessly since bottoming out last summer and hit new record highs in February. Steel Market Update (SMU) canvassed the market Feb. 8-9, and results revealed the benchmark price for hot-rolled steel at a new record high of $1,180/ton...
What Are Rivnuts?

What Are Rivnuts?

Rivnuts were originally developed in the late 1930s by the BF Goodrich Company and sold under the trademark RIVNUT®. They are also known as blind rivet nuts or threaded inserts. The makeup of a rivnut is one piece that is threaded internally which is able to be...
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