Because of the anticipated Amazon Prime Day that hit the consumers sooner than it was expected, a lot of people are going to take part in the huge sale. However, the 2020 pandemic-driven craze had still not settled. The ripples of the pandemic is going to create a problem among the sellers and the buyers regarding this supply chain.

Because of the pandemic, several businesses had been hit, as a result of which the production of the goods had seen a decline, but that is not the case with the consumer’s demand. Due to the added discount, more and more orders are placed, and the companies are having a hard time stocking up or meeting consumer demands.

Supply Chain Could Affect What’s Available To You On Amazon Prime Day

The supply chain is also disturbed by the shortage of staff and the freight containers and canceled airlines. The shortage of staff and labour is one of the most delaying factor or rather hindering factor in the supply chain. A Covid 19  in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has compounded the problem. This means one of the world’s busiest ports, the Yantian International Container Terminal in Shenzen, has shrunk in available capacity.

“In 42 years in this business, I’ve seen a lot of challenges, but I’ve not seen anything like this,” Larian said, who is the toy maker behind the popular Bratz brand of dolls.

“It’s not just one sector that’s being harmed as a result,” Gold said. “Everyone is hurt because of it.” He is vice president of supply chain and customs policy for the National Retail Federation, a trade group.

So be prepared when you place your order.