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Supply Chains

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Summaries

8 Book

Fashionopolis

The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes
Dana Thomas
Penguin Press, 2019
8 Book

Crushed

How a Changing Climate Is Altering the Way We Drink
Brian Freedman
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2022
8 Article
Brian Boyle
Daily Upside, 2022
8 Article

He’s Baseball’s Only Mud Supplier. It’s a Job He May Soon Lose.

Jim Bintliff collects the Delaware River mud that is smeared on Major League baseballs to make them less slippery. But that tradition is in jeopardy.
Dan Barry
The New York Times, 2022
8 Article

When Shipping Containers Sink in the Drink

We’ve supersized our capacity to ship stuff across the seas. As our global supply chains grow, what can we gather from the junk that washes up on shore?
Kathryn Schulz
The New Yorker, 2022
8 Article
Lara O'Reilly
Business Insider UK, 2022
8 Book

Arriving Today

From Factory to Front Door – Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy
Christopher Mims
HarperBusiness, 2021
8 Article

How to Rescue the World’s Biggest Cargo Ships

Enormous container ships ferry goods all over the world, but when one of them gets into trouble – as happened with the Ever Given and the Ever Forward recently – how can they be saved?
Chris Baraniuk
BBC, 2022
8 Book

How We Eat

The Brave New World of Food and Drink
Paco Underhill
Simon & Schuster, 2022
8 Podcast

The Rising Risk of a Global Food Crisis

The war in Ukraine poses a looming threat to the worldwide food supply. Here’s what’s at stake – and what might be done to help.
Daniel Aminetzah et al.
McKinsey, 2022