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Subject:  The Great Supply Chain Disruption Date:  10/15/2021  9:52 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  2364964 of 2381073

why this economic havoc might not be temporary — and could require a substantial refashioning of the world’s shipping infrastructure

35-min podcast (first 10 minutes, which is all I've heard so far, is great)

Best info on this subject I've seen/heard.

This isn't Biden's or any other govt's fault. The problems include businesses making some bad decisions about canceling orders--then people stayed home needing a lot of supplies, the pandemic "stole" containers to take PPE from China--where they're mostly manufactured--to the entire world including the developing world which hadn't previously gotten so many shipments of anything, not enough truck drivers, just-in-time manufacturing, instead of making huge shipments to stores we're making tiny shipments to homes & apartments...
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