Holiday Supply Chain Woes Linger

November 10, 2021

Headlines continue to buzz with worries of supply network dysfunction that seem to span every link of the chain, from truckers and shippers to commodities and semi-conductors. Clearly, the delicate balance of supply and demand is off kilter. Supply chain disruptions began when global economies locked down amid the outbreak of COVID-19, and the problem has only been exacerbated by stop-and-start re-openings that have taken place in recent months.

This newsletter seeks to understand current supply chain dynamics and what they might mean for investors and consumers alike as we move into the holiday season. We cover the three-prong problem of prices, transport, and labor, which market participants will likely feel the squeeze tighter than others, how companies have continued to grow their margins, inflation considerations, and what to expect in the short and long term.

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The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

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