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U.S. Supply-Chain Pressures Soar to a Record, Index Shows

  • Inventory costs jump to record, warehouse space shrinks
  • Transportation sector may soften on higher diesel prices
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A measure of U.S. supply-chain pressures rose to a record, adding to already stiff inflationary headwinds from logistics amid dwindling warehouse space and unprecedented inventory costs.