Disruptions Are Expected to Persist, Prompting Some Firms to Rethink Supply Chain Management
Abstract: Despite business leaders’ expectations that supply chain challenges would have subsided by now, supply chains remain disrupted, in some cases to an even greater degree than earlier in the pandemic. The sources of the disruption reportedly vary from firm to firm and product to product, and they also change from week to week, but business contacts and analysts have argued that limited labor supply, port congestion1 and other transportation bottlenecks, and strong demand for goods each play a role.
Keywords: Supply Chains;
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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Source: Cleveland Fed District Data Brief
Publication Date: 2022-04-20