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Supply Chain Issues: ‘There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies

1 month ago   |   By CBS

Why are the shelves at the local grocery store always partly empty? Why do deliveries take so much longer than they used to? Why is everything more expensive? The short answer is the supply chain. The long answer is not that simple.
It goes without saying that the once-in-a-lifetime COVID pandemic has exacerbated existing issues. That includes a shortage of workers along the path that products take from the factory to a consumer's doorstep, creating multiple bottlenecks in a system that depends on timeliness to function, just as demand has drastically increased for those products.
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