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Why Your New Couch Will Be Delivered Only in 2022

Why Your New Couch Will Be Delivered Only in 2022

Supply chain chaos is causing ultra-long furniture-shipping delays, frustrating people who just want a comfortable place to sit down

  • 25.09.2021
  • min read

Bloomberg

Why Your New Couch Will Be Delivered Only in 2022

“A big part of understanding what’s going on is that supply chains tend to be very long,” said Joe Terino, a partner who leads the supply chain practice at the consultancy Bain. He estimates that some 40% of the world’s furniture is made in China, and the pandemic has added pressure to pain points in the path that furniture takes from the factory floor to a family living room.

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