Supply chain worries continue to plague manufacturing and B2B companies. But the 2022 supply chain forecast looks cautiously optimistic from where we stand.
We now have emerging evidence that many of the past year’s issues are temporary. Here are the best predictions out there right now for what to expect in 2022.
The events of the past year revealed the mismatch between the idealized lean, “just-in-time” model and the modern supply chain.
Still, experts point out that things are not as bad as some headlines would suggest.
The average wait time at the US Port of Los Angeles rose from 17 days in November to 20 days in December. Is this the peak? Forecasts for import volumes appear to be falling as we head into January. Of course, those are estimates.
It appears that gradual easing of supply chain woes is expected in 2022. Let’s hope it comes sooner rather than later!
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