Posts Tagged ‘ Wall Street Journal ’

More Transportation Issues? One of Nation’s Largest Freight Carriers Shutters

Aug 3rd, 2023

The transportation of door and window-related products could face another obstacle following the news that Yellow, the third-largest less-than-truckload carrier by revenue, has ceased operations. The Teamsters Union announced this week that Yellow plans to file for bankruptcy after reorganization failures and issues refinancing more than a billion dollars in debt. News reports indicate that […]

War in Ukraine Forecast to Impact Industry Prices, Supply Chain

Mar 1st, 2022

The war in Ukraine and subsequent responses from the West are anticipated to have multiple effects on the cost of construction materials and their availability, according to information gathered this week from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Immediate impacts are projected for diesel fuel and gasoline prices. The AGC culled information from various […]

Door and Window Companies Brace for Chinese Import Tariff Increases

Oct 3rd, 2019

Many U.S. companies are bracing for the impact that tariff increases on over $500-billion-worth of Chinese imports will have on their businesses. The door and window market is among the list of industries that are expecting to be significantly affected. As October 15 approaches, the date that the first three stages of increases are set […]