How the World’s Companies Wound Up in a Deepening Supply Chain Nightmare

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By now, everybody knows that global supply chains are a mess. Not a day goes by where there isn't news of some new shortage or bottleneck. Chips, shipping containers, lumber, you name it. So how did it happen and how does it get unwound? On the latest episode of Odd Lots, we speak with Ryan Petersen, the CEO of Flexport, which makes software to help companies manage their supply chains. He breaks down the situation in a granular way to explain what's really going on.

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