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Tim Kraft Explains the Challenges of the Shipping Pallet Shortage

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Tim Kraft, assistant professor of operations and supply chain management, sees the recent shortage of wood shipping pallets as detrimental to the supply chain of other essential products spanning from electronics to food.

“The pallet, surprisingly, is the secret lifeblood of logistics and distribution,” said Kraft. “Any industry that ships a product, a component, raw material, they need pallets. And so this could touch a lot of different industries.”

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