Why this plant nursery drives cross-country to hand-deliver orders: “There's not a lot of wiggle room”
Rising freight rates and delayed deliveries are forcing a Wisconsin plant nursery to find ways around the supply chain tie-ups.
“There’s nothing I can do,” said India Hynes, CEO of appliance importer Vinotemp.
Trains are delivering shipping containers brimming with the imported products consumers are demanding. Rail can tell us about U.S. exports, too.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics would categorize Steve’s job as “production, transportation, and material moving” along with butchers, sewing machine operators and furniture makers, to name a few. One in 10 workers in the U.S. labor force are in this category.
"There's a lot more going on in the background when it comes to truck loads," one expert says.
We just need to figure out the trillion-dollar funding, the president of a Mississippi barge company says.