The man feeding a remote Alaska town with a Costco card and a ship

To better meet the demands created by the coronavirus pandemic, a local grocer in a remote town in Alaska is redefiing and reforming how the local supply chain operates. A series of preemptive moves – such as creating partnerships with suppliers and purchasing their own barge – gave the father-and-son grocer team more control over operations and has allowed the store to offer supplies that have been in high demand nationwide.

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