Hi everyone. Ricky Chu from Chu’s Packaging Supplies here. A few months back, we talked about supply chain challenges, raw material, shortages, price increases, and port delays. As we enter the last few months of 2021, the situation hasn’t gotten much better. Raw materials, supplies have fluctuated and pricing has had an upward trend.
As of recently, there’ve been 70 cargo ships lined up to get into the long beach port. So that equates to about a hundred thousand containers. So if you’re trying to make your holiday season rush and your delivery, we highly, highly recommend to place your orders now, if you’re ordering from overseas, the best thing to do right now is to consider air shipping your product.
Again, even though it’s a lot more costly, you’re going to shave off a few weeks, even a couple of months off of your delivery date. If air freight is too expensive an option to think about is to ship part of your shipment via air and the balance through ocean. That way you kind of get a balance, you get your product in here sooner, but then the balance of it, you can wait and save a little bit of money on the freight. For updated information on supply chain issues and price increases.
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