Planning for 2021: Lead Times, Production Schedules, Patience

Businesses are working tirelessly to find production capacity in factories, while simultaneously, lead times continue to increase. With a lack of factory capacity, some companies are experiencing many frustrations in the manufacturing world. What should we expect in 2021? What products are experiencing these outlandish lead times?

December 14, 2020

The global pandemic has shaken things up, especially within most supply chains. What’s impacting this global supply chain? Several factors, including:

  • Increased product demand and lack of factory capacity
  • Temporary shutdowns of manufacturers
  • A decrease in the manufacturing workforce, and
  • Temporary and long-term travel restrictions in areas

In the world of packaging, the high demands