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Blame prices on congestion and not sky-high rates — Great Quarter, Guys

Why you’ll still be paying more this holiday season

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If you are one of the many people already starting their Christmas shopping, chances are you’ve started seeing higher prices for most items on the shelves. 

On this episode of Great Quarter, Guys, FreightWaves Senior Retail Analyst Andrew Cox is joined by Lead Economist Anthony Smith to discuss some hard-hitting questions leading up to the holiday season.

Will high freight rates cause hyperinflation, or will the lack of goods flowing out of ports be to blame? And will supply chain chaos and sky-high costs last until 2023?

Find out on this episode.

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Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.