Supply Chain Still Posing Challenges for Disposable Glove Market

Stacked-up containers are indicative of the continuing issues facing the global supply chain.

It’s being called a perfect storm. The global supply chain for a broad range of products is under unprecedented stress. Shipping congestion is both slowing down deliveries and driving up costs.

Disposable gloves are not exempt from the chaos. From labor shortages in Southeast Asia factories brought about by surges in COVID-19 cases, to scarcity of container vessels, to closed ports, to backed-up ships off the coast of California, countless products—including gloves—are not getting through.

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Help Your Customers Find the Right Disposable Glove Every Time

AMMEX's Product Toolkit is an invaluable resource for disposable glove distributors.

AMMEX has made a number of improvements to the online portal to enable our distributors with a set of new sales tools. We listened to you and made changes based on your input. We also incorporated industry best practices for UX/UI and the online behavior of our customers.

One of the helpful new features is Your Product Toolkit, a subsection (along with Manage Your Business) of the AMMEX Partner Business Center. It can help you gain product expertise with information tools, media assets, guides, and much more.

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Gloveworks Black Nitrile Has You Covered From Garage to Farm

Gloveworks Black Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Of all the gloves AMMEX offers, Gloveworks Black Nitrile Industrial Gloves (product code: GPNB) are at the top of the list for versatility and dependability.

These durable, 5-mil disposables are in a sweet spot of thickness and dexterity. They offer an excellent barrier against chemicals and cleaning solutions, especially those made from petroleum. The gloves protect against bacteria and environmental contaminants. They feature three times the puncture resistance of latex gloves with fit, feel, and comfort to rival natural rubber (and without aggravating latex allergies).

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Face Masks Will Still Be Relevant This Fall and Beyond

Disposable face masks will still be relevant for a while.

Second of three parts.

On May 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people vaccinated against the coronavirus are safe to go without face masks in most cases. That set off a round of debate: Should we abandon all mask mandates? Is the CDC crazy, especially with the Delta variant spreading?

About six weeks later, the World Health Organization urged even fully vaccinated people to continue wearing masks and practicing COVID-19 safety measures such as social distancing. The debate raged on.

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Disposable Glove Market Rebound Still Dependent on Supply Chain Health

Container ships continue to be in high demand and short supply.

Second of two parts.

Last week, we examined the current state of the disposable glove market, relative to the continuing COVID-19 crisis and obstacles manufacturers face in Southeast Asia. This week, we look at a problem that has been with us for months and continues to wreak havoc across numerous industries—the global supply chain.

After years of optimizing their supply chains and building around just-in-time inventory across all industries, companies are struggling to keep their products moving around the world at the same pace. As a result, the world is running low on everything.

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