The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

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Nearly a week ago, a cargo ship — which if it stood on its end would be taller than either the Empire State Building or Eiffel Tower — ran aground in the canal completely blocking the waterway. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain, told the Financial Times.”[4]

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations


You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. manufacturers do to better understand global supply chain operations when exporting goods abroad? To find the best prices for raw materials and the cheapest places to manufacture goods, the most logical answer is to travel.