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What's causing supply shortage

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What's causing supply shortage
What's causing supply shortage

HE REAT FATHOM COFFEE SHOP.BOTH AREST RUGGLING TO GETVARIOUS ITEMS, ESPECIALLYPAPER PRODUCTS FOR COFFEE TOGO.

BUT THEY ARE MANAGING.

ASYOU CAN SEE, WE GOT THISTODAY.(NATS FULL COFFEE MACHINE)(SOT) BOB WERBY / CO-OWNER,FATHOM COFFEE 4:03 "WHETHER ITBE CUPS, LIDS, STRAWS, THECOFFEE BEANS, YOU NAME IT,VERY DIFFICUL TTO GET.

4:10JUST AS AN EXAMPLE, WE PACKAGEIN THESE GLASS JARS THAT AREBEHIND US." 4:14 BOB WERBY ISCO- OWNRE AND HEAD ROASTER ATFATHOM COFFEE.

HE SAY STHESEJARS HAVE GONE UP ABOUT50-CENTS EACH SINCE HTEPANDEMIC STARTED.

(SOT) BOB4:33 "SOME PLACES HAVE TOLD USTHEY WON'T BE BACK IN STOCKAGAIN FOR NINE MONTHS." 4:36--(BUTT WITH/COVER) 4:38"PEOPLE ARE DOING CANNINGDURING COVID.

SO 'BOOM,' ALLTHE GLASS JARS GO TSUCKED OUTOF WALMART AND EVERYWHEREELSE." WE CAUGHT UP WITH ACROSS- COUNTRY TRUCK DRIVER INNORFOLK WHO SAYS HEE HARS MANYREASONS FOR THE VARIOUSSHORTAGES.

(SOT) (NO SUPER)1:31 "PEOPLE OVER HERE AREHEARING THEY DON' HAVE ROOMFOR IT OVER THERE, AND PEOPLEOVER THERE ARE HEARING THATIT'S NOT COMING OFF THE SHIPTHAT'S OVER HERE.

1:38 SONOBODY KNOWS.

I KNOW WE KEEPMOVING." 1:44 PROFESSOR PETERSHAW WITH TIDEWATER COMMUNITYCOLLEGE& SAYS AMERICASN- WHOARE BY FAR THE WORLD'S BIGGESTCONSUMERS- ARE SIMPLY BUYINGMORE STUFF, MUCH OF ITIMPORTED AND THEN SENT ACROSSOUR HIGHWAYS.

(NATS TRUCK)(SOT) PETER SHAW / PROFESSOROF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ANDADMINISTRATION, TIDEWATERCOMMUNITY COLLEGE NORFOLK11:19 "IT'S AN INDUSTRY AGAINTHAT HAD ITS PROBLEMS PRE-PANDEMIC, BUT IT'S BEEN MORECOMPOUNDED IN THIS PERIODBECAUSE OF THE SURGE ORDERINGONLINE BY YOU AND ME." 11:30(NATS FULL TRUCK) ROLL INLABOR SHORTAGES& AND SHAW SAYSOUR MASSIVE TRUCKING INDUSTRYNEEDS TO LOOK AT MAKGINCHANGES.

(SOT) SHAW 8:33 "MAKETHE SALIARES MORE ATTRACTIVE,LOOK AT GETTIN GYOUNGERDRIVERS LEGALLY." 8:38 --(BUTTWITH)-- 8:46 "LOOK AT ADDINGMORE WOMEN, MINORITIES, ANDVETERANS IN THAT AREA& ANDCHANGING UP THE ROUTES SO IT'SNOT SO STRESSFUL IN THEDRIVING." 85:5 MEANWHILE,SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS AREGOING WITH THE FLOW AND BUYINGWHEN THEY CAN.

(SOT) BOB 12:55"UP UNTIL JUST RECENTLY, A LOTOF THE ITEMS WE'D GO TO PICKUP AT COSTCO OR THE BIGRESTARAUNT SUPPLY PLACE INTOWN, BUT YOU GO THERE, ANDTHE SHELVES ARE EMPTY.

YOUCAN'T BUY IT AT ANY PRICE.IT'S BEEN TOUGH." 13:06--(BUTT WITH) 4:57 "WHENEVERWE CAN FIND SOMETHING, WE BUYIT AND STOCK IT."PROFESSOR SHAW SAYS THETRUCKING INDUSTRY REALIZESTHIS ISSUE ISN'T GOING AWAYANYTIME SOON AND HE SEES THEDEMAND STAYING HIGH.

THETRUCKERS I TALKED WITH SAIDTHEY DO EXPECT TO BE BUSIERHEADING INTO THE HOLIDAYS.REPORITNG LIVE IN VIRGINIABEACH, ANGELA BOHON, NEWS 3.

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