Home Depot takes DIY approach to supply chain challenges


Home Depot has gotten more creative to keep its stores stocked during months of container shortages, port congestion and pandemic-related supply chain slowdowns. The DIY retailer has leased a ship that will begin running next month to carry only Home Depot's imports, and it has also occasionally flown in power tools and other smaller items and sometimes paid more to buy goods on the spot market, President and Chief Operating Officer Ted Decker said.

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