Tag: Freight Transport/Logistics

Pfizer, BioNTech Join Halting Effort to Produce Covid-19 Vaccines in Africa

Pfizer Inc. and its partner BioNTech SE said Wednesday that their Covid-19 vaccine will be partly produced in South Africa from next year, joining a...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

Panama Canal Tackles Climate-Change Puzzle: Too Little Rainwater or Too Much

PANAMA CITY—The Panama Canal faces a creeping threat from climate change, including droughts so intense that ships sometimes reduce their cargo so as not to...

The Global Logistics Logjam Shifts From Suez to Shenzhen

HONG KONG—As Western economies roar back to life, a fresh wave of Covid-19 clusters in Asia—where vaccination campaigns remain in their early stages—is creating new...

Worldwide chip shortage expected to last into next year, and that’s good news for semiconductor stocks

A global shortage of semiconductors has pushed chip stocks to record highs, and analysts expect that chips will continue to be in short supply at...

Intel earnings: We know who the next CEO is, but what decisions will be made before he arrives?

As Pat Gelsinger returns to Intel Corp. as chief executive, investors are likely to skim past the chip maker’s quarterly results and short-term outlook to...

A strong year-end rally lies ahead. It’s time to ‘rotate within the tech sector’ — away from FAANG stocks, strategist says

It may be time to rotate away from the ‘megacap’ tech names, Millet Tabak says. damien meyer/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A strong year-end rally lies ahead...

Amazon-backed food delivery startup Deliveroo could be heading toward a 2021 IPO, Bloomberg reports

The coronavirus pandemic has proved to be a boom for food delivery, with millions of housebound consumers ratcheting up demand for the convenience service. Gerard...

Bill.com beats on earnings, CEO predicts work-from-home trends are ‘here to stay’

Bill.com Holdings Inc. Chief Executive René Lacerte is optimistic that the COVID-19 crisis will drive a longer-term shift toward remote work that increases demand for...

Postal Service issues have affected Netflix and Amazon

Issues at the U.S. Postal Service have created concerns about the November elections, but they have already caused headaches for some of the 2 million...