Maritime transport crisis

Inventory shortage, price increase and delays to be expected

Like most other sectors of the economy, the disruptions in the freight transport supply chain has affected the promotional items industry, largely attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As mentioned in La Presse, La Presse, ‘All over the world, ports are still congested for health reasons or lack of manpower, causing delivery delays and skyrocketing container prices. About 80% of the goods consumed in the world are delivered by sea..’

How to remediate this situation ?

  • Plan your needs in advance
  • Have flexibility on your budget and delivery date
  • When you have confirmation that the product is available, make your decision quickly
  • Have flexibility on your choice of products
  • Quickly provide your choice of color / model and logo / graphic
  • Buy local: our local partners still have production capacity and this will ensure delivery on time


Do not hesitate to contact a member of our team who will be able to help you according to your criteria.

The Sobezone Team