As we start a new year amid the pandemic, a major disruption that consumers are facing are the issues within today’s global supply chain. Emptier shelves in stores, shipping delays on e-commerce deliveries and labor shortages among others, have been felt by so many of us. But as we continue to see more components of the supply chain wither, what could be next for this crucial part of the global economy? What might investors want to be aware of in the interim? Could there be an end in sight for this global crisis? On this episode of Disruptive Forces, Michael Barr, Senior Research Analyst for transportation and logistics sectors, speaks with Anu Rajakumar to break down how the supply chain crisis began, what a lot of companies are doing about it now, and where the consumer could go from here.
The Weakest Links in the Global Supply Chain: Part I