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EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - Winter-Proof Your Supply Chain via @ebnonline #supplychain

For the average electronics OEM, the holiday season brings increased sales from holiday shoppers -- and pressure on the supply chain. In some parts of the world, winter weather can bring other supply chain worries, as well. (Image: A. Duie Pyle) "Last year, when temperatures in the Northeast United States got cold for long periods of time, we started recognizing that every supply chain we death with was impacted," Randy Swart, COO for A. Duie Pyle , a transporter and logistics company specializing in less-than-truckload services, told us. The losses certainly can add up. Adverse weather can cost trucking companies $2.2 billion to $3.5 billion annually, according to an Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty report released last year. A cold snap can lead to a variety of supply chain challenges, from delayed shipments to damaged products. Some freight companies don't have he...

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