AUDIO: Covid, supply chains and how we can prepare for the next surge in demand


In this clip from the latest episode of the Thinking Transportation podcast from Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Jim Kruse, director, TTI Center for Ports & Waterways makes an important distinction between supply chains that are broken and those that are overwhelmed. Listen to the full episode, and more like it, at the Thinking Transportation homepage, or on your favorite streaming service.

Jim Kruse is the director of TTI’s Center for Ports and Waterways, a position he’s held for 20 years. He’s responsible for research involving waterborne freight transportationand its multimodal connections. He has been a port director and has served as the Marine Group Chair for the Transportation Research Board. Additionally, he served two terms as a member of the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).