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On this episode of Freightonomics, Anthony Smith and Zach Strickland break down some top headlines into impacts on the freight markets and the macroeconomic space.
First up, Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, have voted against unionizing, which is a sweeping blow to the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union.
Next the guys look at the fight over who will foot the bill for dislodging the Ever Given and discuss an article from The Wall Street Journal that breaks down the legal implications.
Finally, they examine how the White House is trying to alleviate truck capacity shortages despite continued manufacturing delays. Semiconductors are not the only thing in short supply, Smith and Strickland look at how ketchup packets are also missing and talk about Mike Baudentistel’s first episode of The Stockout.
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