Panama Drought Makes Canal Passage Quite the Challenge: Gretchen Blough on Marketplace

Gretchen BloughLogistics Plus Customs Brokerage Manager Gretchen Blough made another appearance on NPR’s Marketplace to comment on how the severe drought in Panama is causing issues for the global supply chain.

“We’ve seen the trend lately where the cargo ships just keep getting bigger and bigger to carry more containers,” Gretchen told Kai Ryssdal. “Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to the efficiency of getting goods from here to there when you have a situation like the Panama Canal. … So, yeah, quite the challenge.”

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