From commercial to residential, lumber to paper products, the trickle effect of supply chain issues is real. We have all seen or felt it over the past year. There are dozens of articles outlining information new and old, so we took the chance to put it all in one place. Scroll down for a deep dive into the unprecedented logistical disruption of 2021. Learn the causes, the why, the why now, and the “for how long.”

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Business Insider: Take a look at the record-breaking port congestion from 10,000 feet above, as 70 hulking cargo ships park off the LA coast LINK (September 21, 2021)

CNBC: Paint is getting costlier and harder to find, and this could be just the beginning. LINK (September 10, 2021)

VOA News: No Quick Fix for Shipping Crisis Creating Supply Chain Bottlenecks LINK (August 28, 2021)

Bloomberg: Global Shipping Snarls Look to Linger Well Into Next Year LINK (August 26, 2021)

CNN: The shipping crises is getting worse. Here’s what that means for holiday shopping LINK (August 23, 2021)

Business of Home: Vietnam halts furniture production, wildfires send lumber prices back up, and more LINK (July 27, 2021)

Business Insider: The US shipping crisis is not going away as 33 cargo ships float off the coast of LA waiting to dock LINK (July 26, 2021)

The Wall Street Journal: Escalating Materials Prices Turn Construction Bids Into a Gamble LINK (July 18, 2021)

CNBC: How shipping behemoth Maersk is navigating the global container crisis LINK (July 16, 2021)

The Washington Post: Biden targets high shipping costs as pandemic ravages global supply chains LINK (July 14, 2021)

Business of Home: Why experts say the shipping crisis wont end until 2022 – at the earliest LINK (July 7, 2021)

The Wall Street Journal: Tight Capacity on Shipping Lines Brings Record Rates, Delays LINK (June 30, 2021)

The Wall Street Journal: Why that sofa you ordered isn’t showing up soon LINK (June 13, 2021)

Floor Covering Weekly: Transportation & raw material increases take toll LINK (June 8, 2021)

Business of Home: Brands are raising their prices. Why now? LINK (May 12, 2021)

Houston Cornicle: A foam shortage has led to furniture backlog. You can blame it on the Texas Freeze. (Diane Cowen) LINK (April 30, 2021)

Floor Covering News: Flooring dealers tackle extended freight delays LINK (April 22, 2021)

The Washington Post: Booming furniture sales mean ‘unprecedented’ delays for sofas and desks LINK (March 8, 2021)

NY Times:‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Chaos strikes global shipping (Peter S. Goodman, Alexandra Stevenson, Niraj Chokshi and Michael Corkery) Link (March 7, 2021)

Business of Home: Lead times are terrible. When will they get better? LINK (January 27, 2021)