VP Pence Eying Supply Chain in Face of COVID-19 Pressure


GORDONSVILLE, VA -- With disruptions in the global supply chain becoming a key area of concern amid the growing coronavirus outbreak, VP Mike Pence is thanking workers at a Walmart distribution center in Virginia.

On their visit, Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue watched operations and talked with some Walmart managers.

Pence said regional distribution centers are helping keep food and supplies in American homes.

Also emerging as unsung heroes on the frontlines of the coronavirus are the freight haulers, who are feeling immense pressure as the supply chain strains. Jen Richer checks in with 104.7 WONK FM's National Correspondent Bill Zimpher to get a look at how truckers, train operators and freight airlines are responding to the pandemic.

Listen to the full interview here:

Jen Richer with Bill Zimpher

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