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Freight costs lowering but logistics remain a setback

While shipping costs are showing an improvement, logistics are still grappling with challenges posed by growing wait times for ships arriving at the Gulf and East Coast ports, according to the Descartes Datamyne trade databases. “While down slightly from August 2021...

Toyota scales back October production output due to chip shortage

Toyota says it will scale back production by 100,000 vehicles during October due to semiconductor shortages, reports CBT News. The news could be a sign that the semiconductor chip shortage will continue to be an issue for manufacturers in the second half of the...

5 trends that will reshape your supply chain

According to EE Times, there are several trends to improve supply networks. Several of them directly impact engineers — and all are worth watching in 2022. #1 - Design for Supply Chain (DfSC). This is catching on as component shortages limit industrial production....

ADS release new Covid-19 Webinar

Apr 3, 2020

ADS, represents UK businesses operating in the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, has released their third Covid-19 webinar to address concerns in the industry, especially those impacting on manufacturers.

Hosted by ADS CEO & FIL Chairman, Paul Everitt, the webinar pulls in experts to discuss a range of issues affecting the sector. In this episode they cover:

  • Designation of defence workers including those within Primes as key workers.
  • New laws around employment, taxation and grants.
  • Financial assistance for employees who don’t qualify for grants.
  • Use of furlough periods and what employees are permitted to do during these times.
  • Holiday entitlement and the Working Time Directive.

Hear the full webinar here