Why is the supply chain so clogged?

 

October 6, 2021



Monday as we waited for the start time of the Woods County commissioners meeting, Commissioner Randy McMurphy pulled up a map of the U.S. with green dots representing supply ships waiting to be unloaded. There were incredible numbers of ships waiting in ports and further out. We experienced shortages last year due to Covid-19. Things have improved somewhat, but the supply chain continues to experience snags.

The Washington Post news video team went inside the supply chain, which is so clogged that ships are anchored off the California coast, docks are overloaded and trucking companies and r...



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