Tag Archive: Supply chain

Supply chain reaction

The astonishing level of demand that erupted following the first lockdown in 2020, coupled with crippling manufacturing and logistical disruption, has led to wild unpredictability and frustrating delays to product lead times. But where are we now and what happens next? kbbreview investigates [13-4-2022]

Could China’s property crisis directly impact your supply chain?

One of China’s biggest property developers is heading for collapse with debt figures that would make even the most experienced head spin. Believe it or not, this could significantly affect the already beleaguered supply chain that delivers your products here in the UK. An industry insider explains all… [28-10-2021]

Engaging with specifiers today sows seeds for tomorrow

Supply shortages in 2021 have caused some kitchen and bathroom product manufacturers to rein in their marketing to ensure they’ll meet current demand. However, Robin Cordy, Marketing Director at NBS, explains why a focus on future strategies will lead to a brimming order book next year and beyond, when supply challenges have eased. [10-9-2021]

Supply shortages: a retail rollercoaster

Malcolm Scott, the KBSA corporate chair, reflects on Brexit, supply chain disruption, labour shortages, the pandemic and price increases as he predicts there will be ongoing ‘issues’ for some time to come. [6-9-2021]

Wayne Dance

Move forwards with caution

Why Wayne Dance, the MD of InHouse, is urging the industry to be cautious about the months ahead, despite the recent unprecedented surge in demand for kitchen and bathroom renovations brought on by the pandemic [2-8-2021]

Supply chain ‘on brink of collapse’

The KBB supply chain is at breaking point as a shortage of HGV drivers looks set to make things even worse. Chris Frankland gets the reaction from the industry. [22-7-2021]