Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-10-28 17:00:00 –
Nashville, TN (WKRN) — Not even in November, but supply chain issues may be causing vacation delays.
How soon does it take to start holiday shopping? Some people wait until Thanksgiving is over, but the supply chain is stressed, so should we start now?
It depends on where you are shopping. The rule of thumb is to shop early, complete the list and get ready.
For Amazon, they are preparing for the holiday season for some time.
“Amazon is preparing for the holiday season starting January 1. That’s what we do every day. Amazon Communications Manager DivinaMims said:
Amazon employs more than 260,000 drivers and thousands of flex drivers throughout the holiday season. They expanded their freight network with 45,000 freight trailers and expanded their carrier network partnerships. Amazon has also doubled the capacity of its containers and increased its port of entry by 50%.
However, even Amazon is not immune to supply chain issues, so it’s a good idea to shop early.
“I think we recognize that there are supply chain challenges and demand planning can help,” says Mims. “Amazon is an expert in overcoming these challenges and is committed to continuing to offer our customers holidays as we have always done. We will continue to do so.”
If you’re a procrastinator, or if you realize you’ve forgotten something shortly before, you may have been lucky.
“Prime members in 47,000 big cities can actually order products on Christmas Eve and receive them on the same day,” says Mims. “And in Nashville, we can now make it even faster.”
News 2 continues to provide detailed coverage of the stressed supply chain triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.Stay up to date with reports for the holiday season “Supply chain SOS”.
According to Mims, Nashville is part of an initiative to deliver goods to prime customers within five hours of purchasing them.
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