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China’s Zero-Covid Policy Has ‘Ripple Effect’ on Supply Chains

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Carriers struggled to maintain reliable schedules in December, as congestion at ports and the omicron variant of Covid-19 drove supply chain delays, according to a new Project44 report. While carriers implemented various strategies, including blank sailings and changing sailing schedules to improve on-time reliability, these efforts have not proven as successful as carriers had hoped,…

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