Since the onset of COVID-19, shortages of products have been common.
Many shortages were the result of the pandemic, including unexpected increases in demand, and facilities shutdown due to sick workers. With the re-opening of the economy, shortages have continued. Demand spikes, coupled with organizations being unable to re-staff enough workers, has led to product shortages in areas such as lumber.
However, not all disruptions in the supply chain are directly tied to the pandemic. Recently, the Colonial Pipeline was shut down […]