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High demand for furniture persists well into pandemic – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-09-14 00:42:24 –

“It’s still a challenge and we want it to get better, but I know people are frustrated,” Roy said.

Currently, it may take 6 months to 1 year for the items ordered at the store to arrive.

“The supply chain still remains-it’s a big problem,” Roy said.

The store’s profits are okay as they continue to order goods to take risks and keep inventory.

Retail delays began shortly after the pandemic began, and the ongoing struggle by COVID exacerbated the situation.

Production is still delayed in Asia as factories and ports are closed due to the COVID outbreak. Ports in the United States are congested, delaying rail and truck transport.

Ports like Los Angeles have been clogged for months, according to NBC News reports, and some retail giants like Wal-Mart have ever been able to take advantage of even buying these huge cargo ships. We are taking measures that are not available.

Roy said the furniture industry has never experienced such a problem and will probably not until the situation approaches normal, at least until next spring.

Delayed car sales

A Rio Rancho man ordered a new truck five months ago, but said he didn’t have one yet, indicating a continuous delay due to lack of chips.

A man who wants to remain anonymous says he placed an order with a deposit in the 2021 Ford Ranger in April, with the latest estimated date being the end of this month. He says he hasn’t received an update from Ford as he’s supposed to do.

“I don’t know where it is. No. They can’t tell me. The only thing they tell me is that it’s on the rails,” he said. “It was pretty frustrating. I need it for my business.”

When he ordered this 2021 pickup-it was the latest model. 2022 is out now.



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