Editor's note: This story is an abridged version of a session Supply Chain Dive developed for CSCMP's EDGE 2021 conference in Atlanta. Special thanks to Gina Anderson of Geodis, who helped conceptualize the idea and moderated the session.
If there's one thing the past two years have shown, it's that supply chain managers are creative under pressure.
Skyrocketing freight rates, port congestion and labor disruptions due to a global pandemic frequently converged to create headaches for companies. Despite it all, companies found ways to work around the issues.
Can't find a 40-foot container? Use a 20-foot one instead. Read about this and other workarounds to 2021's common supply chain problems in the stories below.