If you’ve ordered or are considering ordering furniture this year, you may have been aware that the shipping supply chain for furniture has been noticeably reduced. What once could be delivered in as fast as 14 days is now back-ordered with no exact delivery date.
There are several reasons for overseas shipping delays, with the catalyst being the COVID-19 pandemic that swept the world during 2020. Many people may not realize that for many countries where large amounts of furniture are made, such as Malaysia and Vietnam, the pandemic and resulting damage to both humanity and the economy are still causing shutdowns.
Furniture Fair has provided the Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, and Louisville areas with quality furniture for over 55 years. In all that time, there has never before been such a perfect storm of adverse effects to the furniture manufacturing and shipping industry.
If you wonder why furniture made in Vietnam or Malaysia is delayed with no set date for delivery, this article is for you. Read on to discover how the pandemic is causing furniture shipping delays across the furniture industry and what you can do about it.