Everywhere You Look, the Global Supply Chain Is a Mess

According to Sean McLain, Christopher M. Matthews, and Costas Paris with The Wall Street Journal, the extreme Texas weather and port backlogs compounded problems for manufacturers already beset by pandemic disruptions. The disruptions underscore how several forces are coming together to squeeze the world’s supply chains, from the pandemic-driven rise in consumer demand for tech goods to a backlog of imports at clogged California ports to U.S. factory outages caused by weather woes.