Story originally appeared in the Supply Chain Dive on the Sept. 14, 2021. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

« Supply Chains are struggling – high costs, scarce capacity and raw materials, etc. – and the mandate is another constraint to be managed, » said Raj Patel, senior director of 3PL global industry strategy at Blue Yonder, in an email. « Retailers and employers will have to prepare for the added logistical costs of weekly tests, which could compound issues for already struggling companies. »