Special Edition: Supply Chain Crisis Explained


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We’ve talked about the impact of the supply chain crisis on holiday shopping before, but today we want to help you really understand what’s happening - from the cause of it all to when the logjams could start to ease up.

Supply chain expert Alan Amling spent nearly three decades with UPS. He’s now a distinguished fellow at the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute and runs a consulting company where he helps businesses navigate disruptions. He’s explaining why U.S. ports are so backed up and how retailers are making changes to ensure shoppers have options before the holidays.

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