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An expert explains: How COVID-19 exposed the fragility of global supply chains

More than 3,000 shipping containers were lost overboard in 2020. Image: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - RC2LFO98X8GR

Glenn McGillivray

Managing Director, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, Western University

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