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Assorted Links Wednesday

High schoolers and 18 wheelers, food prices, empty wine bottles, alternative inventory sources and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Wednesday
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High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers: Patterson High School in Patterson, Calif., is one of the first non-vocational high schools in the country to offer a truck-driving program for students.

Food prices will go up ‘tremendously’: Billionaire supermarket owner John Catsimatidis says food prices will rise 10% in the next two months.

Supply chain delays could soon leave wine bottles empty: it's not the wine that's delayed, it's the labels.

Procter & Gamble uses its size to lessen impact of supply-chain mess: P&G, Ikea and Albertsons are among the large companies tapping alternative sources of inventory to keep shelves stocked

‘People are hoarding’: Food shortages are the next supply-chain crunch.

Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches: Power shortages are turning out streetlights and shutting down factories in China. The poor in Brazil are choosing between paying for food or electricity. German corn and wheat farmers can’t find fertilizer, made using natural gas. And fears are rising that Europe will have to ration electricity if it’s a cold winter.


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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.