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Uncover the seismic shifts in global supply chain dynamics with me, Tony Hines, as we navigate the economic landscape transformed by strategic corporate decisions and geopolitical unrest. Feel the pulse of change with United Airlines' dramatic pivot from Boeing 737 Max planes, signaling deeper supply chain woes. Grasp India's remarkable ascent towards becoming an economic powerhouse, and reflect on the resonant messages from 'The Railway Man' about the ethical responsibilities of businesses. I'll also arm you with DHL's expert strategies for braving the rough seas of inventory management in the face of container shortages and escalating military tensions in crucial shipping corridors.

Embark on a journey to Asia's near future, based on the forecasts of Nikkei Asia readers, where we explore the intricate weave of economic, technological, and socio-political transformations set to redefine the region by 2024. Witness Shell's refinery closure in Germany as a nod to the green energy movement, and empathize with Boeing's smaller suppliers as they face the aftermath of the 737 MAX crisis. We'll dissect the EU's bold challenge to Apple's app store dominance, Tesla's recall turmoil, and the competitive race in the AI chip market where Intel vies for supremacy. Joining the ranks of thought leaders, we'll scrutinize Elon Musk's AI endeavors and debate the World Economic Forum's value for today's business leaders, all while keeping an eye on the persistent threats to global maritime trade.

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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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