Word of the Week

supply chain

suh · plai chayn
the process involved in the production and distribution of an item


supply network



In Context

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many links in the national supply chain. From. alack. of materials and shipping containers, to overcrowded ports and a lack of labor, items are delayed. As holidays approach, many are worried that holiday gifts will also be delayed this year. President Biden has asked everyone involved in the supply chain process to work 24/7 to ease the backup.