The Container Shortage & How It Effects You

There are many positives to globalization, but a negative is that when something goes wrong on one side of the world, the issue can ripple throughout multiple countries in unexpected ways. Quite literally, a storm over the Pacific Ocean that results in cargo being lost at sea can lead to a restaurant in the United States experiencing extreme delays when waiting on their new patio furniture to arrive. It’s likely that someone in the U.S. who is expecting furniture to be delivered in a timely and affordable manner would not immediately think that problems in China would be crushing those expectations, but that’s exactly what’s happening right now.