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Home Depot Chartering Its Very Own Ship to Avoid Shipping Problems

How bad is the container shipping crisis? So bad that The Home Depot has chartered its own ship.

This isn’t a joke. Between soaring freight rates, a lack of ship and container capacity, and never-ending port congestion, the world’s largest home improvement retailer with $132 billion in sales last year has resorted to chartering its own ship that will be 100% dedicated to the company.

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