The Lingering Effects of Coronavirus on the Trucking Industry
We’re now at a phase of the Coronavirus pandemic when mask mandates are being relaxed nationwide and businesses are welcoming patrons at full capacity. The world seems to be returning to normal – so why is it that you just can’t seem to find a new V-band clamp, sensor, or other seemingly small parts with a decent lead time and price?
While some aspects of the pandemic seem to be recovering, the U.S. chain supply has yet to see any relief from the multiple hard hits it’s taken since the beginning of the year. The shutdown of China’s ports as the pandemic first began to spread was just the beginning of what’s already been a long year for the supply chain, and we’re only halfway into the year.