Shipping and logistics can be a huge challenge for global importers, and one which is often completely out of their control when they are new to It and don’t have the Infrastructure set up to manage It from various global regions.
In 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic had a detrimental effect on international trade, with many borders restricting the movement of goods. On top of this, existing purchase orders and contracts were put on hold meaning shortages of goods ranging from weeks to months.
Right now, there are very high prices on the air freight costs of products as passenger travel has still not recovered and availability of cargo space Is therefore limited and at a premium.
Regardless of exceptional circumstances, importers can often experience delivery delays, problems with paperwork missing or products not handled appropriately and typically the result of poor supply chain management. If you’re struggling to get the products you want Imported In the professional and careful manner required, then it might be time to bring in some additional support via a partner who has the adequate expertise to do so.