Yet while TD SYNNEX and its partners are taking plenty of orders, they’re having a harder time filling them.
“The question is not really to me around demand,” says Kristi Kirby, TD SYNNEX’s vice president of vendor management for endpoint and edge solutions, in a conversation today with ChannelPro. “It’s more around supply.”
Indeed, couple robust orders for tech gear with gridlocked shipping lanes and pandemic-related port closures in China, and the result is a continuing plague of inventory backlogs.
“We felt at one point supply chain was improving,” Jow said yesterday. “It is, but I think demand is outpacing that improving supply chain.”
Jow’s panel mate Jessica Yeck (pictured), TD SYNNEX’s vice president of vendor solutions, has even worse news for you. The supply shortfalls you’ve come to know and love aren’t going away any time soon.
“Unfortunately, I’m not expecting that supply chain is going to lighten up by the end of the year,” she says.
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