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Supply chain issues impacting Iowa local businesses

Credit: KMTV Action 3 News
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Supply chain issues impacting Iowa local businesses
Supply chain issues impacting Iowa local businesses
Supply chain issues impacting Iowa local businesses

WAY... GO SLOW AND BE AWARE.SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES AREIMPACTING LOCAL BUSINESSES INIOWA.THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORF OTHE GLENWOOD AREA CHAMBER OFCOMMERCE TELLS 3 NEWS NOW...THERE ARE LONGER WAIT TIMES TOGET CERTAIN ITEMS.ONE GROCERY STORE OWNER INMALVERN TALKED TO 3 NEWS NOWWESTERN IOWA REPORTER ISABELLABASCO ABOUT HOW THIS IS HURTINGHIS BUSINESS.ISABELLA LL STANDUP: WHEN YOU’RESTROLLING THROUGH THE GROCYERSTORE, YOU MIGHT NOTICE SUPPLYCHAIN ISSUES ARE MAKING PRODUCTSUNAVAILABLE FOR AT LEAST AYEAR."NAT"THERE’S SO MANY ITEMS THAT WECANNOT GET."NAT"AND WE AREN’T GUARANTEED ONWHEN OUR DELIVERIES ARE GOING TOCOME."TOM MULHOLLAND OWNS THIS LOCALBUSINESS - AND HE’S FEELING THEIMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC.WAREHOUSES ARE FACING STAFFINGSHORTAGES WITH DRIVERS ANDTRUCKLOADERS."WE NORMALLY GET A TUESDAY ORFRIDAY AM DELIVERY AND SOME OFTHEM HAS BEEN AS MUCH AS 54HOURS LATE."THE UNPREDICTABLE DELIVERIESTAKE A TOLL ON HIS STAFF...NAT"WE’VE HAD PEOPLE WORKINGWEEKENDS, WE’VE HAD PEOPLEWORKING WELL INTO THE NIGHT,BECAUSE WE DON’T KNOW WHEN THESETRUCKS ARE GOING TO COME, WE GETLATE NOTICE, HERE THEY ARE,WE’VE GOT TO GET THOSEPERISHABLES PUT AWAY."MULHOLLAND SPENDS MORE TIMEGOING OVER HIS ORDERS THAN EVERBEFORE."IS THERE ANOTHER TYPE OFENCHILADA SAUCE SINCE I CAN’TGET WHAT I’M USED TO GETTING?

ISTHERE ANOTHER TYPE OFTORTILLA"S?RACHEL REIS WITH THE GLENWOODAREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SAYSMULHOLLAND’S ISSUES ARE NOTHINGNEW.

ON AVERAGE - THINGS THATUSUALLY TAKE 1-2 WEEKS TORECEIVE TAKE UP TO 30-60 DAYS."A LOT OF BUSINESSES - SUPPLYCHAIN IS REALLY WHERE THEYANG HTHEIR HAT - KNOWING THEY CAN GETSOMETHING IN QUICKLY AND TIMY,ELAND BE ABLE TO HAVE TURNAROUNDAND GOOD CUSTOR MESERVICE ALONGWITH THAT, THAT CREATES HUGEDIFFICULTIES AND SOME HUGEGAPS."REIS ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES TOSHOP LOCALLY...AND LOYALLY."REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOTHOW LONG IT TAKES TO GETSOMETHING, THE MORE YOU CAN SHOPLOCAL, THE MORE THESE BUSISSESNECAN STAY OPEN, AND THAT’S WHATWE WANT TO SEE, WE KNOW SMALLBUSINESSES ARE WHAT CREATE OURCOMMUNITIES AND THEY ARE THELIFEBLOOD OF OUR COMMUNITIES."KEEPING PLACES LIKE GLENWOOD ANDMALVERN... SURVIVING ANDTHRIVING.

REPORTING IN WESTERNIOWA...IB..3 NEWS NOW.MULHOLLAND SAYS HE JUST TGOAN EMAIL SAYING TOMORROW’SDELIVERY WILL

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