• The Ever Given getting stuck in the Suez Canal will impact the shortage of semiconductors.
  • The shortage affected companies like Ford, Toyota, Intel, Samsung, and Sony when the pandemic hit.
  • It’s likely an already fragile supply chain is getting closer to the breaking point.

When the Ever Given, a container ship that’s longer than the Empire State Building laid on its side, got stuck in Suez Canal on Tuesday, a supply chain already affected by a shortage of semiconductors over the past year got even more bad news.

Companies like electronics manufacturers and automakers have already been hit hard by the effects of the pandemic in both supply and demand.

Now, it’s likely that an already fragile supply chain is getting closer to the breaking point.

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