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Partes de computadoras, equipo de ejercicio. cereales para el desayuno.

Computer chips. Exercise equipment. Breakfast cereal. By now, you’ve probably heard: The world has run short of a great many products.

Blog #38

In an era in which we’ve become accustomed to clicking and waiting for whatever we desire to arrive at our doors, we have experienced the shock of not being able to buy toilet paper, having to wait months for curtains, and needing to compromise on the color of our new cars. *

-Of far greater importance, we have suffered a pandemic without adequate protective gear. Doctors cannot obtain needed medicines. In Alaska, people are struggling to find enough winter coats. Airplanes are delayed while crews wait for food deliveries.

-Why is this happening?

The pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of the global supply chain — that’s the usually invisible pathway of manufacturing, transportation and logistics that gets goods from where they are manufactured, mined or grown to where they are going. At the end of the chain is another company or a consumer who has paid for the finished product. Scarcity has caused the prices of many things to go higher.

My 2 cents opinion:
(The good news is that the world still has the capability to produce all these products, although clearly commerce is affected when these products can not be transported using human beings that worry about their health and safety.) La buena noticia es que el mundo todavía tiene la capacidad de producir todos estos productos, aunque claramente el comercio se ve afectado cuando estos productos no pueden ser transportados utilizando seres humanos preocupados por su salud y seguridad.

*Read More *https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/22/business/shortages-supply-chain.html?smid=url-share