What is Shrinkflation?

What is Shrinkflation?

If you live in the United States, you have likely noticed that some of our favorite products have shrunk in size in the past few years. As the price of ingredients and manufacturing increases due to the supply chain crisis and soaring inflation, we end up with smaller...
The Smallest Part Can Make The Biggest Impact

The Smallest Part Can Make The Biggest Impact

You may have recently read about Ford Motors Company’s latest supply-chain snarl: the blue oval badges. Troubles obtaining the small branding piece has delayed the delivery of thousands of vehicles. The trademark is important because it is the finishing touch and adds...
A Simple Explanation of the Complex Supply Chain

A Simple Explanation of the Complex Supply Chain

Due to the fact that supply chains have multiple moving parts and layers, it’s very difficult to point the finger at one problem when trying to solve the current product availability crisis. A good place to start is to understand that there are two main players that...