Chain Reaction Podcast Exploring the Complexities of Global Supply Chains: AI, Shipping Disruptions and More

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Do you ever wonder how the world of supply chains operates and the implications of disruptions in this intricate system? Buckle up for a thrilling episode as we traverse the tumultuous terrain of the global supply chain world. We delve into the role of AI and the digital transformation needed to enhance supply chain visibility, especially as we approach the year 2024. The crux of our discussion is the recent attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea causing significant upheavals. We dissect the impact of these disruptions on insurance and freight costs, with special emphasis on the recent attack on the container ship MSC Palladium 3.

Our conversation then segues into a medley of critical issues – from the Houthi attacks on global shipping to the strides made by Imerus British Lithium in lithium carbonate production. We also express our concerns over rising fast food consumption and its potential link to autoimmune diseases. We analyze Brexit's persistent issues and the delay of tariffs on EV sales between the EU and the UK. Lastly, we critique COP28, the annual climate change conference, questioning its location, the profits made by Gazprom despite sanctions, and the need for more female representation. Join us for a stimulating discussion on these essential topics and much more. Brace yourselves for an insightful journey into the intricacies of the global supply chain!

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About Tony Hines and the Chain Reaction Podcast – All About Supply Chain Advantage

I have been researching and writing about supply chains for over 25 years. I wrote my first book on supply chain strategies in the early 2000s. Each week we have special episodes on particular topics relating to supply chains. We have a weekly news round up every Saturday at 12 noon. All things impacting global supply chains in that week, so come and join us on the Chain Reaction podcast. I look forward to seeing you there.

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