We are at the onset of what will probably be the craziest weeks ever. As Valentine’s Day production reached its peak this week, air freight capacity hit its all-time low.
The story is familiar by now: there has been a shortage of air freight capacity for about 18 months, but Omicron has made things even more complex. Air carriers are facing a lack of crew members for their flights, which leads to many last-minute cancellations or delays. Other chain partners, such as trucking lines and customs, obviously face similar problems, causing delays in delivery of up to almost a week.
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