Increased Lead Times for 2021 Expected to Extend Well Into 2022
Delays at ports, scarcity and rising cost of raw materials, production issues, a critical shortage of shipping containers, air freight delays and cost increases, among other continuing challenges are driving longer lead times far more than even expected. It will be increasingly imperative for customers to plan well in advance by scheduling out orders, keeping back up stock, maintaining updated stocking agreements, and reviewing requirements very carefully to ensure delivery times can be met.
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JANUARY 5th, 2021
MLCC Shortages and Increased Lead Times for 2021
Increased demand from communication and transportation sectors, driven as well by 5G infrastructure advancements will continue to create MLCC shortages and dramatically increased lead times well into 2021 and beyond.