Second quarter output may disappoint but for some there is a silver lining
Thursday 29 Apr 2021 Author: Ian Conway
An unusual and unexpected side effect of the pandemic has been the strain on the global supply chain in manufacturing as products and parts made in far-clung parts of the world have been delayed reaching customers. Added to this, a shortage of containers has sent freight rates sky high so not only are manufacturers facing shortages of parts but their input prices are rising sharply as well. A growing...