Supply chains deliver the embedded resource economy. They achieve this by bringing goods from places where there is abundance to places of scarcity. Listen to the episode to find out more about this topic and why it is so important.
It has been a key driver of globalization. It has also been shaped as much by politics as market economics. The embedded resource economy is invisible we only see the goods that supply chains deliver. Resources are embedded in the products. It brings with it benefits as well as costs. It changes the nature of accessible resources.