Global Supply Chain Crisis 2021: Megathread - A cozy thread for watching the supply chain fall apart just in time for the holidays

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  • The US Trucking Crisis of 2021 works fine

    Votes: 25 9.4%
  • The US Logistics Crisis of 2021

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  • The US Transportation Crisis of 2021

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  • The US Supply Chain Crisis of 2021

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mindlessobserver

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You know how honey bees just would rather starve to death if you take too much money before winter?
I wonder if the same might happened to Western agricultural producers when (not if at our rate) they realize their is no more profit, only loss.
Let's also not forget school is letting out soon. People are going to have to figure out how to pay for summer camp/daycare on top of the gasoline to get to work. Good chance many will check out until September feeling it's just not economically viable to leave the house.

You think the supply problems are bad now.
 

Save the Loli

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You think gas prices are bad. Its over $4 here, but diesel is over $5.50. How are truckers going to keep on truckin'? Bye bye supply chain. Hello victory gardens
It means the costs get passed on to (You). Unless the rumors of diesel rationing are true, then we're really fucked.
The people who ruined California are transplants.
Only because San Francisco decided to take in almost all the freaks in America back in the 60s who formed a cancer that first destroyed California and now is tearing down the entire country.
 

NyQuilninja

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It means the costs get passed on to (You). Unless the rumors of diesel rationing are true, then we're really fucked.

Only because San Francisco decided to take in almost all the freaks in America back in the 60s who formed a cancer that first destroyed California and now is tearing down the entire country.
It all began on the east coast in ivy league college's then traveled to the west cost
 

Kramer on the phone

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I look forward to the laptop class smugly reading news about the petrolchuds not being able to afford gas, before opening uber eats for lunch and never having a driver actually accept their delivery because of bonkers fuel prices. In a panic, they order rush grocery delivery instead, to the same outcome. they try to drive their tesla to the suburban hybrid superstore/gas station lot, only to be blocked by stalled traffic in the gas lines.

They really think they can just smug their way past this, and I will relish them being mistaken.
we're at about .5% of cars being electric and beyond that i'm sure the laptop class won't give a fuck if the guy on grubhub is on a bike or motorcycle or whatever the fuck as long as their food is delivered. people have been delivering on bicycles in urban areas since it was just before cars were viable, the easy answer is that the delivery area drops real fucking hard. i know jimmy johns still has people deliver by bike if they can't drive.

its the suburbs people that will get fucked hard the most on this.
Economics and import laws mean its actually usually easier to domestically manufacture most pharmaceuticals. Most of their cost doesn't come from manufacturing or input materials, its discovering it in the first place and finding a consistent manufacturing process. Once that RnD is done, its pennies on the dose usually. Most cross border drug trade is for specialist drugs, or in situations where a drug is patented in one country but not another, so it can be made off patent in the latter and imported as a second market option in the former.
thats the funny thing, you'd think customs would be on the lookout for drugs, but it turns out its stuff like wood or bologna or other common stuff that is less about how dangerous it is and more the cost savings if you bypass the red tape.
The people who ruined California are transplants.
last i checked most of the people in charge of the democratic party of california can trace their ancestry back to the 1800s, the governor is 4th generation san Franciscan, but ok keep lying to these people. I think Jerry Brown can trace his to the literal 49ers.
 

Sneed's Feed And Seed

You call that trolling?
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last i checked most of the people in charge of the democratic party of california can trace their ancestry back to the 1800s, the governor is 4th generation san Franciscan, but ok keep lying to these people. I think Jerry Brown can trace his to the literal 49ers.
Schwarzenegger is obvious, Gray Davis was an NYC boy, and Pete Wilson was from Illinois. :story:
 

Jump

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Gas was $3.97 yesterday here in San Hambonio.
Somewhere in New England
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The last few days it has been making big jumps up.
 

George Lucas

You melt away, ja?
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we're at about .5% of cars being electric and beyond that i'm sure the laptop class won't give a fuck if the guy on grubhub is on a bike or motorcycle or whatever the fuck as long as their food is delivered. people have been delivering on bicycles in urban areas since it was just before cars were viable, the easy answer is that the delivery area drops real fucking hard. i know jimmy johns still has people deliver by bike if they can't drive.

its the suburbs people that will get fucked hard the most on this.

thats the funny thing, you'd think customs would be on the lookout for drugs, but it turns out its stuff like wood or bologna or other common stuff that is less about how dangerous it is and more the cost savings if you bypass the red tape.

last i checked most of the people in charge of the democratic party of california can trace their ancestry back to the 1800s, the governor is 4th generation san Franciscan, but ok keep lying to these people. I think Jerry Brown can trace his to the literal 49ers.
So are the Republicans here. I’m talking about the voters. Blue comes from the big cities and coasts where the transplants go. They don’t go to Bakersfield and Redding. The exception is Imperial County which is blue because Hispanics.
 

Maurice Caine

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So are the Republicans here. I’m talking about the voters. Blue comes from the big cities and coasts where the transplants go. They don’t go to Bakersfield and Redding. The exception is Imperial County which is blue because Hispanics.
Every time people talk about California I think they're talking about Fallout 2. Gee, thanks, Interplay.
 

Beavis

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Paid $4.20 for premium the other day, but that's just another perk of being a Costco member. Other places are at least $0.50 higher, at minimum.

Speaking of Costco, you'll know shit's getting real when they up the price of the $1.50 hotdog/drink combo or stop selling it altogether.
If the Costco/Sams Club hot dog combo price increases I’m rioting
 

兄貴 Forevermore

You got me mad now!
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You can afford to drive to the grocery store?
Funnily enough, I was talking to my clients and they (rural dwellers) are pissed. Forget economic collapse, we're about to go full civil insurgency at this rate. Then again, I live in the deep south where calling people nigger is common place. I've never, ever seen rural folk this united in their hatred.
Yeah that sounds pretty insane. Sounds like someone in the CCP is into accelerationism.

Wait, are the Chinese making a distinction between covid zero and dynamic zero, hence the sudden change in policy that has mass lockdowns after 18 months of saying China had no cases except the occasional stray African/foreigner?
Yep (Tor site has been shitting itself for several hours for me). Originally lockdowns were to prevent moral panic. New lockdowns are to keep older people (50+) from dropping dead since they are having "issues" manufacturing the mRNA vaccines.
It means the costs get passed on to (You). Unless the rumors of diesel rationing are true, then we're really fucked.

Only because San Francisco decided to take in almost all the freaks in America back in the 60s who formed a cancer that first destroyed California and now is tearing down the entire country.
Lord bring hellfire on El Paso county
It's been hellfire for a decade now
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California is a great example of "the only way to purgatory is through a rocky dive through hell".
If the Costco/Sams Club hot dog combo price increases I’m rioting
Haven't seen either in stock for almost a year now.
 

attractive_pneumonia

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Forget gas prices, what about everything else?

A trip to the grocery store is actually becoming unsettling.
Gas prices dictate food prices, every time you see a headline like this: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/biden-alaska-oil-gas-lease-sale-canceled/ expect an increase on price somewhere between 7%-15%. All those tractors require diesel and with the prices going through the fucking roof for diesel fuel the farmers expect huge bumps as the food companies raise prices in advance of expected increases on wholesale goods. Food prices are a leading indicator of expected energy crisis. The gas companies have realized they're dealing with a hostile administration so they just gave up exploring and setting up new wells. Tough luck for us, the prices will spike and they'll make more money per barrel because of this climate change hysteria.
 
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Kramer on the phone

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Here's a question, at what point do Diesel prices make a lot of things too unprofitable to continue? because we're starting down the barrel of $9 average in the next 100 days, so when can we expect truckers to stop operating?
Schwarzenegger is obvious, Gray Davis was an NYC boy, and Pete Wilson was from Illinois. :story:
you named two republicans and Gray was always an outsider. if Republicans were in power you'd think they would appear on the fucking ballot. the jungle primary destroyed the party.
 

Kramer on the phone

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I named two Democrats and the greatest governor this state has ever had. In that order.
But go off about how a having a war chest of literal Kennedy money (Maria Schriver is related to the Kennedys, icymi) totally still makes you a Republican.
i'm not stupid enough to try that. i am stupid enough to ask "what has Arnie done for california in the last decade?" he hasn't really helped down ticket races or done anything to help his "party" no real endorsements either. he left office and didn't do shit.