Shelves still empty, weeks after initial 'panic buying'

The outbreak of COVID-19 drove people to panic buy items weeks ago. Many foods and paper products are still difficult to find in grocery stores, despite how often stores are stocking their shelves.

In this story published April 1, 2020, on ABC 15:

There are a limited amount of trucks to move things from a wholesaler to a distributor. What you’re seeing is only at the retailer but there’s a lot of things happening on the back end that the product has to move.


Hitendra Chaturvedi, supply chain management professor of practice




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