You have no idea how complex maintaining supply networks and meeting demand is. Amazon is the closest thing to an automated business and look at how many crazy number of engineers, construction workers, operators, drivers, etc are needed to make it work.
Prosperity is not just about distribution, it’s also about producing things people want so you have something to distribute.
There are definitely people overstimulating demand and creating artificial scarcity, but to attribute that to EVERYTHING is incredibly naive. I don’t think people understand what tends to cause corruption and unearned wealth in the first place, either: regulatory capture